Glucometer Accu -Chek Active: time-tested and affordable

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If you have diabetes, then you must have a glucometer . One of the first mass glucometers in our country was the devices of the Swiss company Roche . Among them are Accu – Chek Active ( Accu-chek active ). Users are surprised by its accuracy and durability. Many still keep 15-year-old devices of this….

Vitamins, trace elements and diabetes

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The human body cannot function without vitamins. They are responsible for ensuring that all chemical reactions in our body occur correctly. Vitamins are not a source of energy like fats, proteins and carbohydrates, but they help our body to absorb, direct and process them the way it is needed. The human body itself does not….

What is insulin and how does it work?

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Many people diagnosed with type 1 diabetes are afraid to start insulin therapy, looking for other ways to lower their blood sugar levels, hoping to be cured of diabetes forever. Unfortunately, to date, science has not known a single case when a person could get rid of type 1 diabetes. People with type 2 diabetes….

10 foot care tips for people with diabetes

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People with diabetes should pay special attention to their feet. Leg problems and amputations are one of the most common complications of diabetes in our country. At the same time, in countries with a more developed system of support for diabetics, amputations as a result of this disease are much less common. This suggests that….

15 Facts About Preventing Diabetes Complications

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When diabetes is poorly controlled, blood glucose levels rise. In high concentrations, glucose has a damaging effect on blood vessels and nerves, which can later lead to the development of chronic complications of diabetes mellitus.glycated hemoglobin value of less than 6.5%, the risk of developing chronic complications of diabetes is minimal. However, not for all….

To the volcano in the Antarctic – along with the pomp!

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Antarctica is called the “harsh continent” for a reason. Its extreme temperatures completely disable batteries, powerful winds break all sorts of mechanisms, and aggressive environmental conditions do not leave fragile equipment the slightest chance for stable operation. When I was preparing for the trip, the question haunted me: how will my insulin pump survive this….

Diabetes and mountains

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Only mountains can be better than mountains! This is a place where people test their strength and look for new adventures. Mountains attract many, and people with diabetes are no exception. In this article, we will talk about Coral Ortega, who has been living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 16. She and….

How to prepare for surgery for a diabetic patient?

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Surgery without complications in diabetic patients is not a myth. Good blood sugar control before and after surgery has a positive effect on recovery. In general, there are 2 types of operations: Minor surgery : Typically, local anesthesia is used for this type of surgery and the patient recovers quickly after surgery. Usually the patient….

Professor Ohad Cohen talks about the impact of COVID-19 on people with type 1 diabetes

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“MANY PUBLICATIONS HIGHLIGHT DIABETES IS A RISK FACTOR FOR COVID-19 AND COMPLICATIONS. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR PEOPLE WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES? I AM IN DANGER?” What we must remember is that COVID-19 is a new disease, and because it is a new virus, we do not have detailed epidemiological information.what we have seen so….

Dietary Supplements for Diabetes

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Problems with diabetes management can lead people to look for additional products that promise instant results. But not everything is so simple. Due to the direct relationship between diabetes and nutrition, many patients turn to nutritional supplements. A serious influence on the decision to purchase nutritional supplements is provided by advertising, where the positive effect….