Risk Factors

risk.factors There are three types of diabetes: Type 1 diabetes: Usually diagnosed in children and young adults. Type 2 diabetes: The most common form and the most often diagnosed form in adults. Gestational diabetes: Can appear during pregnancy and can create

Diabetes Management

management The goal in managing your diabetes is keep your blood glucose levels, blood pressure and cholesterol levels under control. This is done through self-monitoring of your blood glucose and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Glucose monitoring – A glucose meter, a


exercise Did you know that being overweight or obese is the No. 1 risk factor for developing diabetes? Being overweight makes you seven times more likely to develop diabetes. Being obese makes you 20 to 40 times more likely to develop


nutrition It’s a myth that diabetics spend their life hungry or always resisting tempting food items. The best diet for a diabetic is the same healthy diet that’s best for everyone. It’s important that diabetics regulate their sugar levels to avoid