Monthly Archives: August 2020

Side effects of Glipizide, Glimepiride or Glyburide

What is Glipizide, Glimepiride, or Glyburide(Sulfonylureas) & What are the Main side effects? One of the most commonly prescribed medications are sulfonylureas (glipizide, glimepiride, glyburide). They are generally taken once or twice a day 30 minutes before a meal. You can take sulfonylureas on their own or alongside other diabetes drugs such as metformin. They […]

7 proven tips to control your diabetes and stay in control

FUNDAMENTAL TIPS TO CONTROL DIABETES In this article, we will be talking about fundamental diabetes control tips. I think both type 1 and type 2 requires a holistic approach. We will give tips about diabetic diet, healthy eating, exercise for diabetes, monitoring blood sugars, taking diabetes medications, how to deal with problems around diabetes and […]

Why and How to Do Intermittent Fasting for Type 2 Diabetes

Intermittent fasting for diabetics

What is intermittent fasting and what it is not? Intermittent fasting is fasting a long time, typically is 16 to 20 hours a day.  Some people prefer fasting for a shorter time such as 8 to 12 hours but that’s not necessarily the same as 16 hours of fasting when it comes to health benefits. […]

Why is my blood sugar high in the mornings?

Have you ever asked this question to yourself “why my blood sugar or my glucose is high in the morning”? High blood sugars in the morning are a fairly common problem that a lot of diabetic patients face on a daily basis. In the morning, almost everyone experiences a slight increase in blood sugar levels. […]

How many carbs should a diabetic patient eat in diabetic diet?

How many carbs should a type 2 diabetic eat per day? How many carbs should a diabetic patient eat? A type 2 diabetic should eat anywhere between 15-60 gr of carbs per meal to control and manage blood sugars effectively depending on their age, caloric needs, activity level and diabetes duration. Individual goals can very. […]