High blood pressure, or hypertension, occurs when your blood creates too much pressure in your blood vessels, which damage these vessels and increase your risk of heart attack and stroke.
During the night, the body releases growth hormone and other hormones that trigger your liver to release its stored sugar. The pancreas responds by producing insulin to counteract this rise in blood sugar.
Although your breakfast is small in size, it contains about 45 grams of net carbohydrates.
In general, it’s recommended to measure your blood sugar two hours after the first bite of food. I If the meal lasts more than 30 minutes check 90 minutes after the last bite of food.
You are right in thinking that your son’s A1c is important, but it is not the whole story. A good way to think of an A1c reading is a three-month average of blood sugar levels.
Stress can indeed raise blood sugar levels when you haven’t eaten.
HDL stands for “high density lipoprotein,” and HDL is known as the “good” cholesterol.
You have a great question, and coffee with half and half twice a day may very well fit in to your overall diet.
White bean extract has been investigated for many years. It does seem to block carbohydrate absorption to some extent.
Good for you for reducing your intake of refined carbohydrates. This is a good move for your blood sugar levels and your overall health.
Despite claims that it helps with weight loss, a SlimFast shake is not a good choice for people with diabetes.
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