Blood Sugar Management

Can I Go on a Low-Carb Diet?

A frequently asked question of doctors is what kind of diet should I be on to manage my diabetes? Can I go on a low-carbohydrate diet? These questions come from several different places. All of […]

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Associated Conditions

The Relation of HIV and Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes is a disease where your body is not efficiently using insulin to convert glucose into energy. This causes high blood sugar levels. Normally, the pancreas cannot produce enough insulin to keep up […]

Gestational Diabetes

How Does Gestational Diabetes Affect Me?

“Pregnant women who have never had diabetes before but who have high blood glucose (sugar) levels during pregnancy are said to have gestational diabetes” (ADA, 2016). Gestational diabetes develops while the woman is pregnant. Gestational […]

Gestational Diabetes

What is Gestational Diabetes?

According to the American Diabetes Association, ADA, “Pregnant women who have never had diabetes before but who have high blood glucose (sugar) levels during pregnancy are said to have gestational diabetes” (ADA, 2016). Possibly up […]