Glucose Level Control
Glucose Level Control as Treatment for Diabetes
Guest Article by Kristina Ridley
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
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.
diabetes is a serious condition, and because of that the
American Diabetes Association is always looking for information about
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.
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
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.
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
Here is more information on understanding
diabetes and glucose levels
If you are a diabetic, then you know eating the right foods is
important. Check out this article to help you select the right foods for your
Exercising has so many health benefits including helping control your
diabetes. Find out more about how exercise is beneficial to diabetics.
Check out the diabetes food pyramid to find out how much of which food
groups you should be eating.