Glucose Level Control

Glucose Level Control

Utlilizing Glucose Level Control as Treatment for Diabetes
Guest Article by Kristina Ridley

The pancreas is a body part which Type 2 diabetes affects. When we take in food, the sugar in it turns into glucose then goes into the blood stream.

When it gets in blood cells, the pancreas lets loose insulin that allows our body to use up the glucose like fuel.

People who have a Type 2 diabetes condition will find it difficult to make as well as use insulin.

Your body contains plenty of glucose; however your cells are unable to find them.

Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition, and because of that the American Diabetes Association is always looking for information about it.

With 23.6 million individuals living with diabetes, many have come to associate America with extreme unhealthiness. 90% of these patients are suffering from Type 2 diabetes.

Type 2 diabetes and the issue of being overweight can be present in several members of a family. The nervous system and the internal organs might end up with irreparable damage if there is an over-abundance of glucose in the body.

Diabetes and Your Life

If you have Type 2 diabetes, you need to live in a healthy manner. Living healthy and engaging in healthy practices will affect you tremendously. Two common examples of healthy routines include exercising and consuming healthy foods.

sugarMaking sure that your glucose levels stay in the recommended range translates into being able to avoid complications in your health.

A finger prick test is a common and reliable way to monitor your body’s blood levels.

This test, according to physicians, is sufficient enough for glucose monitoring like the HbA1c test. The amount of glycated hemoglobin in your blood is determined by this HbA1c test, aside from it alerting you if you reach a high glucose level.

Results of these A1c tests show that people with diabetes are at a seven percent level. The CDC reports that if one maintains their a1c levels at seven percent, they could reduce the possibility of risks as high up as forty percent.

An Iron Grip Control

When your a1c levels dip below 7% you might experience adverse effects, according to recent medical studies.

A study conducted by a medical center in Seattle (Lancet and Swedish), indicates that people who keep their median a1c levels and/or use insulin will be at a higher death risk.

Then again, many tests indicate that a seven percent maintaining level of a1c is still healthy.

Maintaining a seven percent level of a1c is still good, according to the endocrinologist Matt Davies for as long as physicians are well-aware of the medical history of their patients before any treatment is prescribed.

About the Author

Kristina Ridley writes for the http://www.diabetesmeters.org/ blog , her personal hobby blog focused on healthy eating and tips to measure blood glucose levels at home to help people understand early diabetes symptoms.

Here is more information on understanding diabetes and glucose levels.

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