Don’t neglect wounds and sores. If a nick, a scratch, a small cut – isn’t healing, talk to your doctor right away to avoid infection. Cover your legs, wear proper shoes.
Xerostomia or dry mouth occurs when the salivary glands in your mouth don’t produce enough saliva. Causes are dehydration, anxiety, nervousness, diabetes and diabetic neuropathy. Avoid alcohol, suck on ice cubes, increase fluid intake to produce enough saliva to wash mouth bacteria and neutralize mouth acids preventing tooth decay and gum disease. Oral health and […]
In type 2 diabetes, just as in healthy people, blood sugar rises much less after the second meal of the day. Eat a low-carbohydrate, high-protein snack 1 to 2 hours before a normal meal for better sugar control after the meal naturally rather than with drugs. Tips for living with type 2 diabetes Tips for […]