Diabetes

  • With a little knowledge and practice, testing for diabetes at home can become second nature. Whether you are here to learn about testing for yourself or someone you care about, we will walk through the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, possible complications, the materials you need, and blood sugar testing. If you

  • According to the World Diabetes Foundation, over 387 million adults in the Middle East and North Africa aged 20-79 suffer from Diabetes. Experts expect this number to rise to over 600 million during the next two decades. Diabetes is a caused by problems with the hormone insulin and a metabolic disorder. There are multiple types

  • Uncontrolled and long-term high blood glucose levels can lead to damage in the retina leading to vision problems.  Three common eye diseases of people with diabetes are diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and cataracts. Diabetic retinopathy is the weakening of the tiny blood vessels in the retina, glaucoma is the buildup of pressure in the eye, and

  • The key to maintaining a good diabetes nutrition is moderation.  It is possible to eat sweets without letting it interfere with your blood sugar levels – as long as it is done in moderation.  A tip to not feel the guilt : Give up or reduce a carbohydrate food in your main meals – replace