Finger stick glucose measurement is the most common way to check sugar levels in people with diabetes but did you know there is more than one way to get glucose levels. Here are the choices from finger stick to alternative site testing to sensoring
I attended a Diabetes Patient Advocacy Summit last month organised by Novo Nordisk Europe. This event gives diabetes organisations an opportunity to exchange ideas and learn from each other. For me It was also a journey of realisation and huge learning on being a more effective advocate.
I’ve had a serious of minor musculoskeletal ailments, over recent years, however, my most recent issue has turned me into a desperate zombie who hasn’t slept through the night in over three months: a frozen shoulder combined with inflammation and a partial tendon tear.
There aren't many times that diabetes shakes my confidence in my ability to manage it or overwhelm me to the point where I just can’t think. But a couple of weeks ago, I had such an experience and it was quite scary. My blood sugars levels were so high that I could feel the nausea of DKA.