Month: October 2006

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Hypoglycemia is the exact opposite of hyperglycemia. This occurs when blood glucose levels get too low, when the body gets too much insulin or too little food. Hypoglycemia is the most common problem in children with diabetes usually caused by diabetic insulin overdose, a missed meal or unexpected exercise. Usually it is mild and is […]

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Tools for Diabetes Control > Whole Blood to Plasma Converter Whole Blood to Plasma Converter Converting whole blood results to plasma results While all blood glucose meters use whole blood to measure glucose, lab equipment uses only the plasma portion of blood. Some meters display blood glucose results as a plasma measurement to make is […]

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Healthy foods that are recommended as part of the ADA diet are discussed in this article. The ADA recommends that people who suffer from the symptoms of adult diabetes eat foods daily from each of the 4 major food groups, which are: Vegetables and fruits including apples, bananas, oranges, spinach, carrots, etc Whole grains, breads […]