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If you want to live a life without limits, even with diabetes, you will need to know a lot about diabetes and a lot about yourself. The foundation of basic diabetes care has not changed much in recent years, yet we learn more about diabetes every day. You can get information about diabetes and diabetes […]

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Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body develops insulin resistance, and is typically diagnosed in adulthood. Find out more about the diagnosis and management of the disease here. Introduction to Type 2 Diabetes If you or someone you love have a recent diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, this can be a confusing and frightening time. […]

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What Is Diabetes? Diabetes is a condition where there is too much glucose (sugar) in the blood. It is diagnosed when the level of glucose in the blood is greater than 7.0mmol/l (fasting) or greater than 11.1mmol/l (random). Symptoms include thirst, excessive urination, tiredness, infections and weight loss. There are 3 main types of Diabetes: […]

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Glucose Meters (Glucose Monitors) How to Measure Blood Sugar A glucose meter or monitor is a machine that measures how much glucose (sugar) is in the blood. Typically, a specially coated strip containing a sample of blood is inserted in the machine, which then measures the level of glucose in the blood sample and shows […]