When you have warning signs that your blood sugar is too high, your body could be trying to tell you that you are on the verge of experiencing borderline diabetes, or pre-diabetes. This is a condition in people that develop before they get type 2 diabetes. Sometimes you will hear words like ‘you are becoming […]
Both types of diabetes greatly increase a person’s risk for a range of serious complications. Although monitoring and managing the disease can prevent complications, diabetes remains the leading cause of blindness and kidney failure. It also continues to be a critical risk factor for heart disease, stroke, and foot or leg amputations.
When you have diabetes, it is very important to keep careful track of not only what you eat, but how much, and when you consume them. While many people can remember what they ate that day, can you remember what you ate 2 weeks ago for breakfast?
The best time to exercise is after one of your main meals. If you can fit in a 15-20 minute walk three times a day it would be idea. But if you cannot try and go for a bit of a longer walk at least once per day.
As with any disease there are possible complications and side effects and juvenile diabetes is no exception. The risks and complications associated with this disease are serious but can be mitigated with careful monitoring and control of your child’s blood sugars.