Meal planning, along with exercise and medications, is one of the mainstays for treating diabetes. Sometimes meal planning is viewed as one of the most difficult aspects of good diabetes management. Here are some tips for successful diabetes meal planning.
If you’re sending a child with T1 diabetes to school, you’re worrying about a lot more than school clothes, class schedules, and paying registration fees. You’re likely wondering how they’ll stay safe and healthy at school with a condition that is often unpredictable and difficult to manage.
Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both.