Regular glucose monitoring is the main way people with diabetes can manage their condition. By using glucose monitoring devices to check your blood glucose levels routinely you’ll know when your blood sugar is too high or too low.
Telling your child with diabetes about their condition is difficult. Trying to explain to them that they now have to eat according to a specified meal plan, that you will be monitoring their blood glucose using a diabetes device and they may have to take insulin shots, and that their diabetes is here to stay requires honesty, empathy.
Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre System is easy to use and painless, making it the best continuous glucose monitoring device in India. While other glucose monitoring devices require finger pricks to measure your blood glucose, the FreeStyle Libre system is a continuous monitoring device that only requires you to wear a Sensor on your arm for up to two weeks, and scan that sensor with the reader anytime you want a reading.
After food control, exercise is the next most important part of diabetes management.Exercise lowers blood glucose levels and boosts your body’s sensitivity to insulin, countering insulin resistance. It also helps control weight, lowers blood pressure, strengthens muscles and bones.
As India reopens after the COVID-19 pandemic, we must still continue to take necessary precautions. While many are tired of adhering to social distancing, sanitising, and wearing masks, these things are still necessary as there are still several months to go before everyone is vaccinated.
If you, your child, or someone you know has recently been diagnosed with diabetes, you may suddenly be bombarded with lots of information and precautions to take. Understanding the terminology of diabetes can help you understand your condition better.
If you have diabetes, you may have noticed a change in your blood glucose levels when you are stressed. Does stress affect diabetes? Research says that there is a connection between stress and diabetes. Stress is bad for diabetes, and it is extremely important to manage stress in order to manage diabetes.
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