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Just Not Sweet Enough
By Martin North Rn Bsn · 7 years ago
Recognizing Low Blood Sugar Symptoms: Hypoglycemia A definition of hypoglycemia means having low blood sugar levels well below normal. While there are wide ranges of factors that can trigger the condition, a hypoglycemia dieting strategy ...
Checking For Sweetness
By Martin North Rn Bsn · 7 years ago
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test Being called "sweet" is usually seen as a good thing, but when it refers to your blood sugar, trouble could be lurking on the horizon. So, if there is concern your ...
Fast Diabetic Testing
By Martin North Rn Bsn · 7 years ago
Accu-Check Aviva If diagnosed with diabetes, you must control excessive carbohydrate intake and remain on a healthy diet. Maintaining stable and well controlled blood glucose levels are essential to ward off the nasty effects of ...
America Is Sickeningly Sweet
By Martin North Rn Bsn · 7 years ago
Prediabetes: A Major Public Health Threat Formerly called borderline diabetes until 1979, prediabetes refers to serum blood sugar levels that are higher than normal, but not high enough to indicate true diabetes. Specifically, a fasting ...
Managing Sweetness with Hemoglobin A1c
By Martin North · 7 years ago
What is HbA1c? The HbA1c test is also called the glycosylated hemoglobin test and is typically expressed as a percentage. If you are currently suffering from Type 2 diabetes, assessing your HbA1c can tell you ...
A Tingling Sensation: Diabetic Neuropathy
By Martin North · 7 years ago
Pins, Needles, and More With more than 21 millions of Americans suffering from diabetes, about 10% will also get some form of nerve damage, while a whopping 30% of those over the age of 40 ...
Charcot Foot: A Serious Complication Of Diabetes
By Martin North · 7 years ago
Background Charcot foot (neuropathic arthropathy), originally named for French anatomical pathologist and father of modern neurology Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot, is a serious disease indicative of neuropathy or nerve damage. Bones in the foot become readily ...
The Insulin Pump, An Excellent Option
By Martin North · 7 years ago
Insulin Pump Usage An insulin pump is a relatively new invention that is used to administer insulin into the body as a way of regulating the amount of glucose in the blood. Many diabetics often ...
Symptoms of Diabetes Include: Pee, P, and P
By Martin North · 7 years ago
Symptoms Of Diabetes Include: Pee, P, and P The Main 3 Diabetic Symptoms When learning about diabetes in nursing school, I learned that a simple way to always remember the most common symptoms was the ...