Blood Glucose and Hemoglobin A1c

September 24, 2012

Diabetes Lab Tests: Order These Important Tests

If you are diabetic or pre-diabetic, it is very important to monitor your blood sugar levels. Below are a list of tests that are recommended for […]
November 18, 2012

Type 2 Diabetes and White Rice Link

Many people are consuming white rice every day. Whether it be visiting Asian and Latino restaurants or adding it to home cooked meals, white rice use […]
January 14, 2013

Type 2 Diabetes Tests and Interesting Diabetes Myths

There is increasing awareness to conduct blood sugar testing or blood glucose testing in order to determine if you have diabetes. There are two blood tests […]
January 26, 2013

High Blood Sugar Levels linked to Brain Shrinkage

According to an article in the December Wellsource Healthy Choices Newsletter, new research at the University of South Wales (Neurology 79 (1): 1019-1026 SEP 2012) shows […]
April 21, 2013

Diabetes, Blood Sugar and Glycemic Index

Your blood sugar has highs and lows throughout the day. Typically, blood sugar increases after meals but will drop lower later on. What you eat can […]
April 26, 2013

High Blood Pressure or Diabetes? – The Microalbumin Urine Test

A Microalbumin urine test is used to detect very small amounts of albumin in urine. Albumin is a blood protein and is used to detect early […]
March 15, 2017

What is Glycemic Index?

Glycemic index(GI) is a scale from 0 to 100 that ranks carbs on how they will affect your glucose levels. Similarly, glycemic load(GL) tells you how […]
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