A diagnosis of diabetes will change your life and everyone around you. These life changes can be challenging for anyone.
Mentally and physically it can be challenging. The way you eat will play major role in how you manage this desease.
Exercise now comes into play. Checking your blood sugar to make sure your levels are what they suppse to be.
Type 1 happens at every age, every shape, size and color. Diabetes has been around for a while now. And with that there're many communites and support groups that can offer you help. In type 1 diabetes, the body doesn't producre insulin. The body breaks down the carbohydrate you eat in blood sugar(blood glucose) that is used for energy and insulin is a hormone that the body needs to get glucose from the bloodstream into the cells of the body. Insulin treatments helps and everyone can learn to control their condition and still live a long, healthy lives.
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes, which means the body doesn't use insulin properly. Some people maybe able to control their blood sugar with excercise, some may need medication or insulin to help manage their levels. Here are some tools and resources that can help.
Please click link to the American Diabetes Association
Technology has improved. For people that don't want to prick their fingers everyday, now have the option to use a glucose monitor.
We are listing some products here and it's not been listed in any order of best to worse
Listed above is just a few of the many that are now available. If you have questions and would like to order any diabetic supplies please call us and a licensed pharmacist will be able to assist you.