blood glucose Search Results

Home Blood Glucose Monitoring

Individuals with diabetes have a very important role in their own medical care, and home blood glucose monitoring is an opportunity for them to take control of their own health. Home blood glucose monitoring (HBGM) is the ongoing measurement of blood sugar (glucose). It is a method of self-testing blood sugar levels for the management of […]

Eye Scanner to monitor Blood Glucose now Underway

Diabetics may soon be using their eyes too to monitor their blood glucose at home. An eye scanner as big as a cellular phone is currently being developed in the United States by Oculir Inc. to help diabetics avoid painful pinprick tests to measure blood sugar levels. Related terms:Blood Glucose scannerblood sugar scannerscanning blood sugardiabetic […]

Breath-Analysis Offers Hope for Non-invasive Blood Sugar Monitoring

A new non-invasive way to monitor blood sugar levels is currently being developed by scientists at the University of California, Irvine. The study was conducted after a chemical analysis method used for air pollution testing was found to have effectively measured high concentrations of methyl nitrates in type 1 diabetics in hyperglycemic state. Related terms:methyl […]

Early Intensive Glucose Control Lasts a Decade

A 10-year follow-up of a landmark trial of intensive glucose control in type 2 diabetes has suggested that the clinical benefit was more than durable but rose with the passage of time, researchers reported recently. Related terms:Rury R HolmanRury R Holman OR Rury Holman diabetes

Once-a-week shot effective in Glucose Control

A newer and longer-acting form of the diabetes drug exenatide (Byetta) taken once a week did better at controlling blood glucose levels compared to its standard formula, according to a new study published recently in the journal, The Lancet. Related terms:diabetes once a week shotglucose control shotname of once a week shot for diabetesonce a […]

Glucose Monitoring Devices

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) conducted and funded a study which tested three brands of continuous glucose monitoring devices. Related terms:blood glucose monitoring devices for childrenblood sugar monitoring device philippinescontinuous glucose monitor philippinescontinuous glucose monitoring device in philippines philippinesdiabetes monitor device available in philippinesDiabetes monitor devices brandsdiabetes monitoring devicesdiabetes monitoring devices for Childrendiabetes- monitoring […]

Fun Glucose Checks for Kids

For people with diabetes, checking blood sugar everyday is important. It is part of the routine they must do to keep their diabetes under control. And because it is routinely done, checking their blood sugar becomes automatic. Sometimes, diabetics get so used to the idea that they are not bothered by the regular needle pricks at […]

Study Warns Caffeine Raises Blood Sugar

Limiting coffee intake could help people with type 2 diabetes better control their blood sugar levels, researchers report in the journal Diabetes Care. Researchers from the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, examined how caffeine affects blood sugar levels in a small group of patients with diabetes. Using a tiny glucose monitor embedded […]

Short-Term Mental Stress Maintains Blood Sugar Levels

Are you a diabetic and in search of a good mental stress? Swiss investigators say that the blood sugar levels of individuals with type 1 diabetes stay normal when exposed to short-term mental stress. In this case, they used a roller-coaster ride to attain this short-term mental stress, and to see how it can affect […]

Salacia Oblonga Controls Blood Sugar

An herb native in the regions of India and Sri Lanka was found to have properties that can control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes, researchers report in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Related terms:salacia oblongasalacia oblonga in canadasalacia oblonga dosagesalacia oblonga canadasalacia oblonga diabetessalacia oblonga dosesalacia in canadasalacia canadasalacia oblonga […]