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by Canadian Health & Family on Apr 27th 2016

When it comes to diabetes, the first step is controlling your blood glucose.  Taking accurate measurements using a blood sugar monitor is important, but understanding your results is critical to reaching your blood glucose targets. People living with diabetes...

by Canadian Diabetes Care Guide on Feb 4th 2015

What do blood glucose meters do? Like a speedometer on your car helps you control your speed, blood glucose meters help you control your blood glucose. Blood glucose readings let you know what your blood glucose level is at the moment you take it. They help you...

by Beata Blajer, RD, CDE on Jan 1st 2015

As of 2012, an estimated 371 million people worldwide are affected by diabetes. This number is expected to rise to 552 million (or one in 10 adults) by 2030. In Canada, more than three million people are living with diabetes and this number is expected to reach...

by Donna Kwan, RD on Jan 29th 2013

Now that you have diabetes it’s important to keep yourself healthy and avoid as many risks as possible. One major risk associated with diabetes is heart disease and one risk associated with both diabetes and heart disease is high blood pressure. About 1 in 3...