Clients with Diabetes Guideline
This guide ensures safe exercise practices, every time… Check BG Levels BG stands for blood glucose. A safe blood glucose range to start exercise id between 120-180 mg/dL Aerobic Exercise – How BG Reacts Typically, BG levels will begin to lower after 10 minutes of aerobic exercise (walking, jogging, swimming, etc). If BG becomes too […]
Diabetes Management: A Type-1’s Perspective
When it comes to managing diabetes, it can be a very overwhelming process. Not only do you have the day-to-day obligations of life, however, you now have a 24/7, 365-day disease that must also have your attention. Introduction to Managing Diabetes: A Type-1’s Perspective discusses the day-to-day obligations of monitoring and providing the appropriate care […]
What is Diabetes?
Defining Diabetes Diabetes is a serious medical condition where blood glucose (blood sugar) levels are abnormally high. Diabetes happens when the body cannot efficiently use or produce its own insulin. Insulin is a hormone that is made by the pancreas to control blood glucose levels. When blood glucose levels are high for long periods […]