Carbohydrates Diabetics Can Eat and Carb Alternatives

1. How much pasta can a diabetic eat? What are past alternatives diabetics can eat? Diabetic should stay away from pasta however there are alternatives such as Shirataki Noodles. You love pasta, right? But some of our favorite comfort foods are detrimental to a diabetic approved diet. My favorite alternative to standard pasta is “Shirataki […]

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 […]

Intermittent Fasting for Type 2 Diabetes | Sugar MDs

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. […]

How often to check blood sugar a day? Find out now.

How often should a diabetic check blood sugars? Diabetic patients who are not using insulin should check blood sugar once or twice a day. Patients who take 3 or more injections of insulin should check blood sugars at least 4 times a day. We are going to talk about when and how often to check […]

What is normal blood sugar level for diabetics? Find out now!

Normal and diabetic blood sugar ranges Normal blood sugar levels for patients without diabetes vs normal blood sugars for patients with diabetes are totally different. “Normal” blood sugars for a diabetic and non-diabetic patient will be totally different. The same thing applies to normal or target/goal A1c levels. Even within the diabetic population, A1c goals […]

What is remote patient monitoring? RPM and CCM.

What is Remote Patient Monitoring? Remote patient monitoring, in short, RPM is a method of healthcare application that uses the latest advances in information technology to collect patient data outside of the traditional doctor’s office. Remote patient monitoring (RPM) uses digital technologies to gather health data from patients in one location and electronically transmit that […]

Low Blood Sugar, Everything You Need to Know!

What number is low blood sugar (glucose)? Most endocrinologists/diabetes doctors believe that below 70 mg/dl blood sugar is an alert level. Yet, clinically important biochemical low blood sugar ( hypoglycemia) is blood sugar below 54mg/dl. American Diabetes Association (ADA) has defined hypoglycemia (low blood sugar/glucose) in patients with diabetes as all episodes of an abnormally […]