How to do Blood Sugar Levels Check

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There are various ways to test blood sugar levels with good and true. Here’s how it can be done as follows:
1. Blood Sugar Levels Check at Home
This is the traditional testing blood sugar levels, by means of piercing the fingers with a fine needle. Blood coming out the next placed on test strips. Then this test strips will be placed into a special measuring device known as a glucose meter. After a while, the meter will display the glucose blood sugar levels.
Meters vary in size, speed and of course the price. Many glucose meter which is able to provide results in less than 15 seconds and can save this information for future use. This gauge can also calculate blood glucose level average over a period of time.
Some also have glucose meter kit software that takes information from the meter and display graphs and diagrams of test results in the past.
2. Device testing other parts of the body.
A tool for checking blood sugar levels later allows us to check blood sugar levels apart from the fingertips, for example in the upper arm, forearm, thigh and the base of the thumb. However, this can cause the blood glucose levels that are different from those obtained from the fingertip.
Blood glucose levels in the fingertips shows changes that faster compared to other parts of the body. Taking blood from the finger tip for checking blood sugar levels is very important especially since blood glucose very fast change, such as after meals or after exercising.
For those who bear the diabetes mellitus, it is important to know whether he was experiencing symptoms of hypoglycemia or Hyperglycemia, instead, which can be life threatening if not promptly addressed. Why checking blood sugar levels currently more on other not fingertips since checking blood sugar levels in other parts of the body are less reliable.
Checking blood sugar is usually recommended before meals, after meals and before bed. Daily blood glucose checks are very important done on people who have a dependency on insulin.
When and how often a person should check his blood sugar adar, it is bevariasi in every individual. Doctor or health worker will let you know when and how often should a person have to mengecak blood sugar levels independently.
Keep in mind, the presence of acute or chronic diseases and changes in treatment can affect a person’s blood glucose levels. Well, related to this, the doctor will probably recommend to check blood sugar levels more often when you are sick.
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4 Things to Do When You’re Experiencing Hypoglicemic

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Here’s 4 tip to overcome hipoglikemia:

1. Eat or drink something containing sugar and can enter the body quickly, such as fruit juice, or even a tablet / glucose gel. Food and drinks can raise blood sugar levels quickly. Then wait for about 10 minutes, so the sugar can be absorbed by the body diskonsumsi.

2. Check your blood sugar levels with a glucose meter, to determine whether the blood sugar levels had returned to normal or not.

3. If after consuming food or drink that but the perceived symptoms did not improve, then the blood sugar levels in the body is so low that can not be overcome by simply eat or drink sweet. In this condition, the doctor will usually give an injection of glucagon, a hormone that helps raise blood sugar levels quickly. For patients with diabetes, doctors usually prescribe an injection of glucagon for use when needed.

4. For diabetics, it is advisable to use a necklace / bracelet / medical identification mark, which indicates that the proficiency level has diabetes. The goal, if there is a health problem, people who will help to determine its condition. The medical identification tags should also include a home phone number and the phone number used to deal with doctors whose condition.

5 Celebs With Diabetes

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Diabetes is a disease that can occur to anyone in the world. It is not a disease who infect the poor or the rich, it can happen to literally anyone.  And you know what? Lots of those celebrities with glitter and fame are diabetes patients also. We don’t know wether it is the pressure and the lifestyle, but lots of them are diabetes patients too, like most of us do.

Here are the list of 7 celebrities who are known a diabetes patients:

  1. Nick Jonas
    One of the personnel Jonas Brothers, announced to the public that he suffered from type 1 diabetes in 2007. The symptoms that he experience is weight loss and he always feels thirsty. Turns out he have a Diabetes Type-1. He was taken to the hospital and learn to manage the disease.
  2. Halle Berry
    This beautiful woman and a successful bond girl when she had that role turns out are a diabetes type-2 patients. She once collapsed on a movie set and rushed to the hospital where she had a 7-day coma. Right now she is very active on  spreading awareness about diabetes to the masses
  3. Randy Jackson
    The American Idol Jury discovered that he had diabetes Type-2 on 2001. The African American had a family history of diabetes patients, also that time he was very overweight. He later then performed an operation that cut 100 pound of his bodyweight. Then he proceed with a healthy lifestyle.
  4. Salma Hayek
    This beautiful and talented actress had a gestational diabetes when she was pregnant with her daughter Valentina. Hayek had a family history of diabetes, and though usually the gestational diabetes goes off after the child birth, it might increase the risk of diabetes type-2 happening.
  5. Larry King
    The king of talkshow, Larry King have a Type-2 Diabetes. Once he said on his show that “The disease can be managed”. The diabetes led into complication in his heart, also supported by the fact that larry is very fond with his smokes. Larry then quit smoking and change his lifestyle that led to his health until now.

What is Diabetes Type 1

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We are a small group of friends and colleagues who tried to share our spirits in experiencing the disease called Diabetes Type 1. We want to share our knowledge and experiences in dealing with this stuff, whether as the parents of the patients, the partner of the patients, or the patients themselves.

In this small blog, we will try to share contents and information that we found on the world wide web that we think will be useful for you who are involved with type-1 diabetes in a daily basis. Because we believe in this day and age, there will be new information and new invention that could be useful for type-1 patients and their closest people.

Therefore, in order to start our long journey ahead, we will share this informational video about type-1 diabetes; because there’s no way you can fight type-1 without knowing what it is about.

The video explains in a nice way about what is type-1 diabetes, and hope it helps people in general to understand what really is diabetes type-1 and what is the difference between the first and the second type. This is also important because we still feel that the masses’ knowledge on diabetes is only diabetes type-2 that are caused by bad lifestyle, and not about the type-1 which are genetics.

By having knowledge about type-1 as a condition, the awareness will be better spread, the fund for the research will also increase, which will raise the hope for us patients. With that said, if there’s anybody who had experiences regarding this type of condition, please share it with us, you can reach us with contact us page, or just leave a comment here.

In the coming days, we will post about the definition, and videos about the diseases from the patients point of view.