How to use the meter

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As you know, patients with diabetes must monitor their blood glucose levels on a daily basis – to exercise self-control. For this, modern devices have been developed that make it very easy and simple to make a diabetes test at home.   These devices are called blood glucose meters . Today, there are various modifications of devices for measuring blood sugar, many of which are….

Childhood diabetes

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Children, along with adults, are susceptible to the development of various ailments. The parents are responsible for the child’s health. Therefore, on their shoulders lies the burden of an attentive attitude to the slightest changes in the behavior and well-being of the baby throughout the entire period of his growth and development. This will give the parents confidence….

Diabetes in babies

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Diabetes mellitus is a fairly serious disease that occurs in adults and children. In newborns, it is less common and is caused by a disruption in a gene that is responsible for the function of the beta cells of the pancreas. In medicine, this condition is known as neonatal diabetes. Causes of occurrence In infants, diabetes mellitus accounts for….

Diabetes ̆ diabetes during pregnancy

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Pregnancy and childbirth with diabetes mellitus is a problem that remains relevant even today. But in the era preceding the discovery of insulin, a rare woman who fell ill with diabetes in childhood lived to be of childbearing age. Those that survived had reduced fertility (the ability to fertilize). Cases of normal pregnancies and childbirth in diabetes were….

Breastfeeding for Diabetes

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Breastfeeding is very beneficial for the health of the mother and baby. Breast milk optimally provides the baby with all the necessary nutrients, strengthens his immune system, and the mother protects against breast and ovarian cancer. However, new research shows that women who are diagnosed with diabetes before or during pregnancy are less likely to breastfeed their….

How to choose the right blood glucose meter – useful tips

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There are two methods for measuring blood glucose using a glucometer: electrochemical and photometric. The photometric machine uses certain reagents that change the color of the test strip upon contact with glucose. Such devices are considered not too reliable, since there are frequent cases of color perception disorders in patients with diabetes mellitus. How to….

High sugar in the morning: top three reasons

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Here are the 3 main causes of high morning blood glucose: ✔ ️ The phenomenon of “morning dawn”✔ ️ Lack of basal insulin✔ ️ Night hypoglycemia To understand what is happening in your situation, you need to take at least 3 nighttime BG measurements: ✔ ️00: 00✔ ️03: 00✔ ️06: 00 ⠀ Then it is important to analyze the sugars:⠀⬆ ️ A sharp….

Vaccination against covid-19 with cd1. personal experience

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I ‘m talking about the Pfizer vaccination .I feel good, there was a slight pain at the injection site. Sugar, surprisingly, is normal – expecting hellish swings. There were no fever or flu-like symptoms. The doctors prepared me for the injection for a long time, they said that it could be painful, but it is important to relax and not twitch. Laughed at….

Diabetes . what to do?

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“Polina, advise a doctor!”“What are the tests for all deficits?”“What drink? What vitamins, dietary supplements ? “How many mothers are in this state of confusion, the feeling that they urgently need to run somewhere, do something, look for nutritionists, doctors, treat treat treat … EXHALATE. ✅ First, learn about diabetes as soon as possible . Features of insulin therapy, correct calculation of coefficients, XE, principles of insulin operation. Hospital….

Why keep a self-control diary?

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Before answering the question “Why?”, Let’s define what it means to “keep a diary in detail”. ✔ ️ Timely record your blood sugar, insulin dosage and time of administration, amount of carbohydrates eaten and meal time.✔ ️ Describe in detail the composition of each meal / snack.✔ ️ Write down your feelings; symptoms of hypoglycemia; factors potentially affecting sugar (sports,….