Planning ahead when you travel reduces stress. This is particularly important for a diabetic. These 5 diabetes travel tips are simple to implement and crucial to your diabetic management. They are particularly important if you are traveling abroad. 1) Have a pre-travel check-up. Make sure your A1C blood sugar levels; your blood pressure and your

Can You Self Test for Diabetes?     Sixteen million Americans have diabetes, yet many are not aware of it. African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans have a higher rate of developing diabetes during their lifetime. Diabetes has potential long term complications that can affect the kidneys, eyes, heart, blood vessels and nerves. In diagnosing

Toddlers and Diabetes   Toddlers with diabetes are suffering from Type 1 diabetes, also known as juvenile diabetes or diabetes juvenile. The number of children under the age of five being diagnosed with diabetes juvenile has almost doubled in the past five years. Caring for toddlers is a challenge under the best of circumstances, and

Travel Tips for Diabetics     Summer time in the US is traditionally travel time. If you’re a diabetic of any type, traveling may not be as easy or as comfortable for you as it is for others. Planning ahead when you travel reduces stress. This is particularly important for a diabetic. These 5 diabetes