What should be eaten during diabetes?
When you have diabetes, you can have anything really just as long asyou monitor your blood glucose levels. If you have Type 1 Diabetes and you are on an insulin pump , then all you have to do is bolus for what you have eaten . If you have Type 2 Diabetes, then you have to monitor your diet and excercise.
Pregnant women who have never had diabetes before but who have high blood glucose levels during pregnancy called gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is caused due to some hormonal changes during pregnancy, mostly it will disappear after delivery because hormonal changes normalizes after delivery. Gestational diabetes can be turn into diabetes type 1, but there is more chance to turn into diabetes type 2.
During gym class or sports, students with diabetes must keep in mind that all energy expenditures can drop the blood sugar. They need to test before activity to know a baseline, and test after activity to know how much glucose the body needs. A small snack or milk before activity can often keep the glucose level from falling too badly during the activity. However, they should also have drinks during the activity (but not cola…
What happens when a person suffers from excessive thirst and urination and his urine contains excess glucose?
Excess glucose in urine is often referred to as "spilling glucose" (into the urine). Spilling glucose only happens in two situations: gestational diabetes (diabetes during pregnancy), and both Diabetes I (juvenile) and Diabetes 2 (Adult onset). Spilling glucose is a silent sign. Excessive thirst, excessive urination are obvious symptoms that should lead a doctor to do urine and blood testing for Diabetes.
The following tests are used for diagnosis: A fasting plasma glucose (FPG) test measures blood glucose in a person who has not eaten anything for at least 8 hours. This test is used to detect diabetes and pre-diabetes. An oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) measures blood glucose after a person fasts at least 8 hours and 2 hours after the person drinks a glucose-containing beverage. This test can be used to diagnose diabetes and pre-diabetes…