When sugar free isn’t

Gripe: Having to be a sugar vigilante. When ordering beverages out, I always double check to make sure my sugar-free drink is truly sugar free. I feel frustrated. So do others.  Posters on the message board of  www.diabetesdaily.com complain that their orders for a sugar free beverage are messed up so often, they give up orderingRead more

Internet articles to trust

  Have high-ish blood sugar? You  may be on your own to figure out what to do; unless there’s an actual diagnosis of diabetes, insurers may not offer extensive professional counseling. One  self-help strategy is to read online to learn about lowering blood sugar. How do you know what information to trust? Type  “high bloodRead more

No stress blood tests

With prediabetes comes routine blood tests. Truth:  They will be frequent but they don’t have to be bad. The following tips really help needle phobes! 1. Drink lots and lots of water the day before. Phlebotomists say that being well hydrated “plumps up” veins, which makes it easier for the phlebotomist to draw blood, resultingRead more