Managing Blood Glucose

Having frequent low or high blood glucose levels? Find out some common reasons why and what you can do to prevent blood glucose fluctuations.

Hypoglycemia at Night

When blood glucose levels fall below 70 mg/dl while a patient is sleeping at night, the patient experiences a condition called “nocturnal hypoglycemia”. Who’s at risk? Nocturnal hypoglycemia can affect patients who… Skip meals, particularly dinner Exercise before...

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Hypoglycemia Prevention and Treatment

Most people with diabetes, at some time, experience the sweating and shakiness that occurs when blood glucose levels fall below 70 mg/dl - a condition known as hypoglycemia. Though hypoglycemia can be common and occur repeatedly in some patients, symptoms of low blood...

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Diabetes care during a hospital stay

Persons with diabetes enter the hospital for a variety of reasons, ranging from sports injuries to poorly controlled blood glucose levels. Regardless of the reason for admission, persons with diabetes require special care during their hospital visit.   A speedy...

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Poll of the Month

Which celebrity did you NOT know has diabetes?