Piercing the skin poses health risks for anyone, but if you have diabetes, you are at higher risk for infection and other complications. Be sure to speak to your healthcare professional so they can evaluate your risk before you proceed.
There are a few different types of systems, including blood glucose meters, also called glucometers, and continuous glucose monitors. We’ll explain how these medical devices work and what to consider when choosing the best product to meet your needs.
While fast-food chains may get a bad rap when it comes to healthy options, there are actually ways to find decent fast-food meals that won't blow your daily budget for carbohydrates and cause a dangerous spike in blood sugar.