Alcohol Use and People with Diabetes
Alcohol can lower blood sugar levels to the point of hypoglycemia. Keep careful track of your blood sugar levels when drinking alcohol, because certain diabetes medications also lower blood glucose levels.
Controlling Type 2 Diabetes With a Healthy Lifestyle
A healthy lifestyle will help you attain and maintain a healthy weight, manage your blood glucose level, lower blood pressure if you have high blood pressure, reduce stress and improve your mood.
Facts About Diabetes
Diabetes affects the way the body metabolizes, or uses, digested food to make glucose, the main source of fuel for the body.
Healthy Cooking Tips for People with Diabetes
Steam vegetables in low-fat broth or water, and use vegetable oil spray instead of oil, shortening, or butter.
Sodium and People with Diabetes
People with diabetes are encouraged to limit the sodium in their diets to help prevent or to control high blood pressure.
Type 2 Diabetes
A person with type 2 diabetes either can't make enough insulin or can't properly use it.