7 Most Common Signs Of Low Blood Sugar

To develop a method for people with diabetes to recognize low blood sugar, researchers at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, Virginia, and Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, have identified the seven most frequently observed symptoms (Diabetes Care, February, 1993). The following table lists these symptoms in order of how often they occur. … Continue reading 7 Most Common Signs Of Low Blood Sugar

Diabetes Linked To Vitamin C Deficiency

Researchers at Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem have reported evidence that diabetes may lead to ascorbic acid (vitamin C) deficiency. The study, published in Nutrition Research Newsletter, v 11, October 1992, shows a direct relationship between glycemic control and levels of plasma ascorbic acid. Patients that measured low in glycemic control had lower levels of … Continue reading Diabetes Linked To Vitamin C Deficiency

High Blood Sugar Only At The Doctor’s Office?

If your blood sugar level is regularly higher when tested in a clinic than when you test it yourself, you are among those suffering from “white coat hyperglycemia.” A recent study has indicated that about half of all cases of “white coat hyperglycemia” are due to errors in testing technique. The study, published in the … Continue reading High Blood Sugar Only At The Doctor’s Office?

Diabetes & Learning Problems

In a study published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, October 1992, researchers from Tulane University in Louisianna discovered that a higher percentage of boys with diabetes had developed learning problems than girls with diabetes. They also found that children with diabetes experienced more learning difficulties than those without the disease, supporting the … Continue reading Diabetes & Learning Problems

Eating Frequent Small Meals Beneficial to Type 2s

A study from Denmark has found that eating frequent small meals, rather than less frequent large meals, can be beneficial for people with non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM). The report of the study was published in Diabetes Care, January 1993. For the study, subjects with NIDDM were fed either six small meals or two large … Continue reading Eating Frequent Small Meals Beneficial to Type 2s

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