insulin lifehacksfordiabetics

Insulin #LifeHacksForDiabetics

Have Type 1 Diabetes and are insulin-dependent? Keep insulin injections with you at all times even if you are just stepping out for a minute. Teach friends and family how to inject you if you can’t do it yourself. Keep spare supplies when traveling. More about Insulin and living with diabetes here. A to Z […]

LifeHacksForDiabetics Health tip

Health Tip #LifeHacksForDiabetics

Monitoring blood sugar is the first step to good diabetes control. Invest in a blood glucose monitor, test strips and lancing device. Check blood sugar levels regularly to track how you can tweak your diet and medication to prevent complications. Prevention is better than managing a crisis. More about diabetes complications and living with diabetes […]

glycemic index

Glycemic Index #LifeHacksForDiabetics

Low GI is usually best for diabetics. Make healthy diet choices. Swap high GI foods for low GI foods. Eat one serving of low GI carbohydrate food with each meal. Choose low GI snacks. Practice portion control. Low GI: < 55 |Medium GI: 55-69 |High GI: >70. More about the Glycemic Index and living with […]