What we recommend in Type 2 Diabetes Treatment – Avoiding Hypoglycemia and Weight Gain

diabetes type 2 illustration One key aspect in the type 2 diabetes treatment is to avoid hypoglycemia and further weight gain. In our topic on type 2 diabetes, we classified treatments based on their risks of causing hypoglycemia and weight gain, and today we will elaborate on this topic.

Hypoglycemia simply means low blood sugar and it happens when our blood glucose level drops below the normal range. In diabetic patients, a blood glucose level below 3.9 mmol/L or 70 mg/dL is considered to be hypoglycemia.  Continue reading

Using Medication and Lifestyle Changes to Control Diabetes

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If you are one of the millions of Americans who is living with diabetes, you already know that being aware of your body and your condition are essential in maintaining good health. There are a lot of things in your daily life that can impact your blood sugar levels, and many people use a combination of lifestyle changes and medication to help maintain a healthy blood glucose number. Continue reading