Using sea salt in place of table salt has the added benefit of containing a few trace minerals.
There are actually several hormones that are responsible for a rise in early morning blood sugar levels.
A diabetes emergency kit is mainly for people who take insulin or insulin-stimulating medications, whether they are living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
Whole wheat pasta, brown rice and other whole grains contain fiber and important nutrients.
Artificial sweeteners are a controversial topic. The most common types include sucralose (Splenda), aspartame (Equal, Nutrasweet), and saccharin (Sweet ‘n Low, Sugar Twin).
The “honeymoon phase” refers to the period that occurs shortly after being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, when the beta cells of the pancreas continue to produce some insulin, although in smaller than normal amounts.
Like table sugar, honey is a carbohydrate that will directly affect your blood sugar.
Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss among people 50 years or older in the United States.
When a person is taking metformin as the only medication for diabetes, it is rare that he or she would develop low blood sugars.
Trying to lower blood sugar levels can be very frustrating when you experience symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).
Fiber is the indigestible part of carbohydrate, often referred to as dietary fiber.
Sugar alcohols, also known as polyols, have a similar but slightly different molecular structure to sugar, which results in them being only partially absorbed in your small intestine.
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