Glucometer Accuracy – US FDA Tightens its Grip

Glucometers remain the golden standard for testing blood glucose at home by those living with diabetes. They are compact and highly affordable. However, those living with diabetes frequently notice the difference between the glucometer readings and lab tests. Also they are not sure about glucometer accuracy. Difference between lab test results and glucometers occur due … Read more

What are the Complications of Diabetes

Diabetes is dangerous not because it causes high blood glucose levels, but because it causes damage to any possible organ system. Diabetes is about broader upheavals in the body than many imagine, it is about disturbances in energy metabolism, fat metabolism, and changes in the anabolic processes. All this causes damage to blood vessels, nerves, … Read more

Understanding Type 1 Diabetes & Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is not a single disease, rather a collective name for different conditions that lead to an elevation in blood glucose levels. It is a chronic disease, that is preventable, manageable, but full-blown diabetes is not curable. Depending on the causes and clinical picture, there are several types of diabetes. However, two of the sub-types … Read more

Diabetes Symptoms: What Are The Signs Of Diabetes?

The initial diabetes symptoms are thirst, the urge to urinate more often, weight loss, vision problems, and fatigue. Often there are no symptoms and the disease is allowed to continue and get worse before it is diagnosed. Many people have Pre-diabetes but they are unaware of it as there are usually no signs of diabetes. … Read more

Some Important Diabetic Testing Supplies

What are the important diabetic testing supplies that you need? You need to buy this depending on the type of diabetes you have. That is, Type 1 diabetes or Type 2 diabetes. Some Important Diabetic Testing Supplies Glucose pills. A Glucometer  to check blood sugar Blood glucose test strips for the Glucometer. Lancets to take blood … Read more