Healthy eating is a large component of managing diabetes. The amount of food on your plate is just as important as the actual food on your plate.
The Plate Method
Smart Snacks and Small Meals for Blood Sugar Control
Regular physical activity is a vital part of your diabetes management plan.
The Benefits of Physical Activity
Walking: 10,000 Steps
Buy a pedometer from the Franciscan Health Store.
There is more to monitoring than checking blood glucose. Learn why monitoring is so important.
The Importance of Checking Blood Glucose
Diabetes medications help keep blood glucose levels in a target range.
Introduction to Diabetes Medication
When you have an illness, your body becomes under stress and certain hormones are released to help your body handle stress. These hormones can cause blood glucose levels to rise.
The Importance of Sick Day Management
It is natural to feel certain emotions about having diabetes, especially just after being diagnosed with diabetes.
Coping with Your Diagnosis
Complications can develop over the years as a result of high blood glucose levels. Learn about the effects diabetes has on other parts of your body.
Introduction to the Long-term Complications of Diabetes