Diabetic Supplements – Are They Effective?

Diabetic Supplements – Are They Effective?

Common Supplements There has been a lot of anecdotal evidence reporting that many of the diabetic supplements sold today are effective for lowering blood sugar and help manage diabetes.  Cinnamon, chromium, magnesium, Omega-3 fatty acids, ginseng, vanadium,...
Other Medical Issues Faced by Diabetics

Other Medical Issues Faced by Diabetics

Diabetes and Blood Pressure As if keeping track of my blood sugar levels, as I have discussed in many previous posts, there are other considerations I follow to manage my diabetes.  The focus is always keeping blood sugar levels low and within a target range. Blood...
The Ongoing Struggle to Manage Diabetes

The Ongoing Struggle to Manage Diabetes

Is Moderation Enough? In my previous blogs, I stated that moderation is important in managing my diabetes.  In recent months, I discovered that this is not enough.  How did I know?  Tracking my daily blood glucose levels I noticed that on daily basis, the difference...
Understanding A1c vs Blood Glucose Tests

Understanding A1c vs Blood Glucose Tests

Diabetes Testing and Control In order to manage my diabetes, I am continually researching, trying to understand what the disease does to the body.  I am fortunate enough that although I have Type II diabetes, I am not taking any insulin medication.  In my case, my...