Living With Type 2 Diabetes
Managing your Type 2 diabetes in order to live a long and healthy life involves looking closely at your lifestyle. And making changes if needed.
Making healthy food choices and staying physically active are the cornerstone of managing type 2 diabetes (along with staying physically active).
Regular physical activity doesn’t mean exercising to become an Olympic athlete! The best sort of physical activity is something of the equivalent effort of walking...
Recent research has proved that having healthy blood glucose and blood pressure levels greatly reduces the chance of you getting the complications of diabetes. Developing...
Low Blood Glucose (Hypo)
People with Type 2 diabetes tend to be less prone to having low blood glucose levels than those with Type 1 diabetes. However you should...
High Blood Glucose (Hyper)
It is good to aim to have your blood glucose levels in the range (4mmol/L - 8mmol/L) for 80% of the time. Everyone goes high...
Home Blood Glucose Testing
Home blood glucose testing enables you to see what your blood glucose levels are, whether you are too high or too low and whether you...
Many of the tests you have done at the laboratory can help you to understand where things are at with your diabetes. They can also...
You can stop smoking. There are a range of supports and strategies to help you stop, it is a matter of finding one that you...
If you maintain healthy blood glucose levels before and during your pregnancy, you have the same chance of delivering a healthy baby as all other...
Men's Sexual Health
Impotence is when a man has problems getting or keeping an erection. Although it is very common in men with diabetes, it’s one of the...
Women's Sexual Health
Very little is known about how diabetes affects a woman’s sexuality.Decreased vaginal lubrication (leading to discomfort during intercourse) is a common complaint made by woman...
If you've got diabetes, you need to be aware of the risks involved when you're driving. If you know the risks, you can take steps...
Carry essential supplies and insulin on you at all times. Have several copies of a medical letter stating you have diabetes and are carrying syringes...