AskNadia: Is My Low Carb Diet Causing a False Pre Diabetes Diagnosis

Dear Nadia, When you are  loosing weight on a low carb diet, does this artificially inflate my pre-diabetes glucose test?  Paula Corin Linnwood WA Dear Paula, Pre-diabetes statistics have been in the news for several years with great concern for our national population. It is great that you are staying on top of your health and paying attention to your diet to be one less

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Nova Diabetes Care Announces DECA Sponsorship

Waltham, MA-Nova Diabetes Care, manufacturer of the Nova Max® Plus glucose/ketone meter, announced that it is helping sponsor the Diabetes Education and Camping Association. Established in 1997, DECA serves as the worldwide voice for diabetes camping. The association  provides networking and resources to enhance and expand diabetes camp programs worldwide, and  assists diabetes camp organizations by developing guidelines for diabetes education and management.  DECA also

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What Are Ketones, and Why Are They Important to Diabetes Self-Management?

All blood tests are tools. Some are to diagnose diabetes, some are to help you manage your diabetes on a daily or long term basis and some are to keep you safe. People with diabetes are told about blood testing and how important testing is to manage their blood glucose. It is a critical part of diabetes management. Whether it is done in the physician’s

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