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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 […]

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Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Find out more about the diagnosis, treatment, and future research of type 1 diabetes through these outstanding reference links. About Insulin A collection of relevant, timely, and informative internet resources on insulin use and insulin pumping from your About Guide to Diabetes. About Type 1: Signs, Symptoms, and Causes The basics […]

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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 […]