Living with Diabetes

Managing Blood Glucose Levels/Monitoring

Diabetes and Hyperglycemia

As a patient with Diabetes it is possible to experience elevation of blood sugar levels, which is referred to as hyperglycemia in spite of taking your medications as directed by your healthcare team, you may still be experiencing high blood sugar readings!!! Why is this? Explore the reasons why... Read more

Diabetes and Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar level is a critical condition where your blood sugar level becomes very low, 3.8 mmol/l (70 mg/dl) or less. It is important that you treat it promptly! Read more

Diabetes and Nocturnal Hypoglycemia

Nocturnal hypoglycemia is a decreased blood sugar level that occurs while you are asleep. It is worrying because it usually goes unnoticed as most people do not wake up during the hypoglycemic episode. Most people with Diabetes will notice symptoms once they are awake. Read more

Importance of Monitoring Blood Glucose (Sugar)

Why do I need to monitor my blood glucose (BG)?