Footwear Vidya Sury

Footwear

When buying shoes, always make sure they fit perfectly. Shoes too small or too big can cause injury to the skin of the foot, leading to severe infections for diabetics. Shoes made from plastic materials are the biggest culprits. Soft leather shoes are the best option. More about foot care for diabetics Foot Care for Diabetics  

Eye health Life hacks for diabetics Vidya Sury

Eye health

High blood sugar can damage the eye’s tiny blood vessels, leading to an eye disease called diabetic retinopathy that can cause vision loss, in addition to cataracts and glaucoma.  Schedule an eye exam at least once a year. To maintain eye health, keep blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels under control. Eat healthy, exercise and quit smoking!   More […]

Driving lifehacksfordiabetics

Driving

Prone to hypoglycaemic episodes? That’s low blood sugar. Always check your blood glucose before driving. If it is lower than 90 mg/dL (5 mmol/L) have a snack, wait 30 minutes, then check again. If driving for longer than 2 hours, check blood glucose every two hours. Here are some lifestyle tips for living with type 2 diabetes Lifestyle tips for living with type […]