How to get healthy sleep in diabetes

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Sugar is not allowed to sleep, and poor sleep leads to a deterioration in sugars. What can be done to break this vicious cycle? Author’s column of the Good-Evil Editor. We analyze slippery topics and sensitive issues. It is allowed to read to people with immunity to diabetic humor, who are ready to perceive the….

My boyfriend / my girlfriend is type 1 diabetic: a quick guide

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Not only people with diabetes themselves need to know about their sweet friend. Often relatives need a lot of explanations, but rather a specific checklist. Consider what you need to know for those who have a boyfriend / girlfriend with type 1 diabetes. Author’s column of the Good-Evil Editor. We analyze slippery topics and sensitive….

An Inside Look: The Unusual Blog of the Common Diabetic

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Special opinion of people in the topic of diabetes Tanya, your blog is a kind of “manual for a typical diabetic”. You planned to reveal the topic from the first signs to psychology and self-control. What topics do you consider the most important for beginners, and what should be reminded to experienced diabetics? – The….

Dancing for a child with diabetes: how to stop nervous parents and cope with hypoglycemia

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Parents have certain fears of whether to send a child with diabetes to dance or sports. Will he/she cope on his/her own if blood sugar drops after physical activity? I share my experience of how I returned to Georgian dancing after my diagnosis. Georgian folk dances do not leave anyone indifferent! Just don’t say that….

Tips for the New Year holidays from diazhena and diamama

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There is still Christmas and several New Year holidays ahead. Such a long fun season poses a huge threat to the sugars. Gastronomic delights and a mountain of sweets, evening feasts and alcohol. I share the secrets of our family, how to “survive” a diabetic at this time. diawife and diamother , founder of the….

How to measure blood sugar with a glucometer

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Constant control of glycemia (blood glucose level) is a prerequisite for maintaining the health of a person with diabetes. Know what blood glucose level you currently need in order to respond as quickly as possible to its output beyond the target indicators: change the diet, the amount or type of glucose- lowering drugs or insulin,….

Type 1 diabetes – why immediately insulin?

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“So young and already diabetic? And what – immediately put on insulin? Didn’t they even try to cure it with pills?” . Such words are often heard by people with type 1 diabetes and parents of children with diabetes. In fact, these questions hide ordinary human ignorance. Let’s explain why. First, diabetes is an incurable….

Can people with diabetes exercise?

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Moderate exercise is essential for everyone, including people with diabetes. Moreover, regular exercise helps to manage diabetes: it reduces weight, has a positive effect on the body’s sensitivity to insulin, and makes blood vessels more “hardy”. But sports are also different – some run enough, while others have little parachute jumps. Is it possible to….

How to prepare a child with diabetes for school

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Children and adolescents with diabetes have the right to attend a regular school and can participate fully in school life. The main thing is to organize everything so that the child is safe, and at the same time does not feel isolated from the team. In our country, this task falls on the shoulders of….

How to get hypoglycemic drugs for free

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In Ukraine, people with type 2 diabetes can receive hypoglycemic drugs (pills) for free or with a small co-payment. Since 2019, the program “ Available liki ” , within which some medicines are paid from the state budget. What hypoglycemic agents are included in the program “ Available faces “ It is important to know….