Basic Checklist for a Diabetic

Do you have diabetes? If yes, then you have a greater responsibility to watch over your health.  Indeed, your family, friends, and physician can give you the assistance and support you need but you have the primarily responsibility to keep your condition in check.

One of the most important concerns of a diabetic patient is monitoring blood sugar level.  Aside from diabetes medications, there are other tools that you need such as insulin injection, glucose meter, etc. Listed below is a checklist of must-have tools for diabetics. Continue reading “Basic Checklist for a Diabetic”

A Wake Up Call on Diabetes

According to recent diabetes news from the American Diabetes Association 2005 survey, about 15 million people in the United States have been diagnosed with diabetes. Out of this number, about 1.5 million new cases of diabetes have been reported.

In other diabetes news, it is estimated that 54 million American have a pre-diabetes condition. When left unchecked, this condition can lead to Type 2 Diabetes. Furthermore, it is estimated that 6.2 million people are not aware that they have Diabetes. Continue reading “A Wake Up Call on Diabetes”