Monthly archives: September, 2015

Type 2 diabetesis

Type 2 diabetesis a chronic disease, which means that you have it for life. Although there’s no cure, you and your doctor can work together to control your blood sugar, which can help reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes complications. Managing type 2 diabetes over months and years can mean making changes in your …

Diabetes Medicines

Your doctor may prescribe one or more medicines to help control your blood sugar, along with your plan to eat healthy and stay active. Several kinds of medicines may help control blood sugar. Most people take pills while others take insulin. Some newer medicines for type 2 diabetes are injected. Your doctor will tell you which kind …

Ways to Help Yourself

Don’t be surprised if you sometimes feel like there’s lots to do to manage type 2 diabetes. Here are some tips to help you keep on track: Stay motivated If you’re having trouble staying with your diabetes plan, think about what the problem may be. Ask yourself what you need to do to get on track. …

Diabetes and Your Mouth

We diabetics have to pay even more attention to our teeth and gums than other people. We are at greater risk of cavities, gum disease and tooth infections. Not only that, but those infections can cause our blood sugar to rise, so it becomes a vicious cycle. Here are some mouth problems common in diabetics. …