I don’t know if I am off in Goofy Landor if I am not the only person who struggles with this. But I struggle with it daily. It’s up, it’s down, it’s all over the place. One minute I am thrilled that it’s lower than the reading before and in the very next reading it will shoot to the sky. I mentioned before that they said I am insulin resistant. Finally they had some sort of a reason that The only thing wrong with that is while things have improved, they are still shooting straight for the moon. Undoubtedly trying to frantically for someone in this universe to restore sugar with its good name. Never happen. Too much evidence on the other side.
I have gathered some good links below to help you not only learn how to manage the levels, but the levels themselves may need adjusting. If you have any oddities you have noticed, holler out in a comment .Thanks for dropping by!
Managing Blood Glucose Levels
Types of Insulin
You have many insulin options to help manage your diabetes. People with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes take insulin. Article gives insulin basics, including types of insulin and examples of insulin.
How Often and Where to Test Blood Glucose Levels
People with diabetes have to frequently test their blood glucose levels, but they need to know where and when to do it, so they can manage their diabetes with insulin and other treatments. Article gives blood glucose monitoring tips.
Get the Right Blood Glucose Meter for Your Lifestyle
A blood glucose meter can dramatically improve your diabetes blood sugar control (blood glucose control). There are many features to choose from when purchasing a glucose meter. Get the features that make your blood glucose meter work for you.
A Diabetes Complication Caused by Hyperglcyemia
Learn to recognize the symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). People with type 1 diabetes should know the symptoms and how to test their blood glucose to detect DKA. Article also discusses diabetic ketoacidosis treatments and prevention.
How to Treat High Blood Glucose
To maintain acceptable blood glucose (blood sugar) levels, you need to recognize when you have a high blood sugar level, which is hyperglycemia. To thrive with diabetes (either type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes), you need to learn to avoid high blood glucose episodes.
Also: Choosing the Right Blood Glucose Monitor
Blood glucose monitoring is an important part to treating your type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes. Learn about goal blood glucose ranges and the differences in blood glucose monitoring devices.
When managing diabetes (either type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes), carb counting can help you stick to your blood glucose level goals. Carb counting estimates the number of carbs you will eat during a meal. You match your carb counting with the right amount of insulin to maintain the proper blood glucose and manage your diabetes.
Exercise Tips for People with Diabetes
Exercise is great for maintaining diabetes health, but you need to avoid hypoglycemia when exercising. Article has tips on hypoglycemia prevention during exercise for people with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes.
Type 2 Diabetes Medications List
People with type 2 diabetes can take oral diabetes medications to help control their blood glucose levels. Article includes list of diabetes medications and explanations of how they work.
Diabetic insulin administration around meal times requires work, but it helps diabetics control their basal rate and live better with diabetes. People with type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes may need to use bolus and basal insulin.