Grown-up Ways to Enjoy Halloween without Blood Sugar Spikes

Halloween is the time of year when sweet temptations are everywhere. Here are some grown-up ways to indulge without the bulge or the blood sugar …

Expert Advice: Essential Tips for Stocking Your Pantry

For someone living with diabetes, it can be challenging to find foods that satisfy your cravings, yet are a healthful choice and don’t risk …

Expert Advice: Small Swaps in Your Diet Can Help Prevent High Blood Sugar

By now you probably have discovered that eating the ‘wrong’ foods can raise your blood sugar and insulin levels, leading to inflammation and a …

Expert Advice: Alcohol Awareness and Diabetes

By: Theresa Garnero, BC-ADM, MSN, CDE. Jeopardy Cocktail: Mix one part diabetes, one part alcohol, and you take your chances. This article reviews a …

Should you Follow a Low Glycemic Index Diet?

Could a diet low in Glycemic Index be beneficial to you?  The Glycemic Index (GI) provides a measure of how quickly blood sugars rise after …

Is it Epilepsy or a Low Blood Sugar Seizure?

A seizure is a symptom of a brain problem that occurs because of sudden, abnormal electrical activity in the brain. There are many types of seizures …

High Blood Sugar Emergencies

Blood sugar levels that are too high (hyperglycemia) can quickly turn into a diabetic emergency without quick and appropriate treatment. The best way …

Drugs That Can Raise BG

Some medicines that are used for treating other medical conditions can cause elevated blood sugar in people with diabetes. You may need to monitor …