Breakfast as the name suggests means breaking your fast. Once you go off to sleep for about 8-10 hours you do not consume anything and hence it becomes extremely important to have a good and healthy breakfast. Just a toast with a cup of tea would not work wonders, but a slice of whole wheat bread omelet shall definitely do.
There are several reasons why we eat the wrong foods. Most people will claim right away that they do so when they are hungry. However, it is not so simple. The habit of eating the wrong kinds of foods develops over a period of time. One of the reason could be the easy availability of packaged foods.
Tattoos are a popular form of body art that involves using needles to inject ink under the skin. Having diabetes doesn't mean you can't have a tattoo, but before deciding to have one done you must be well and ensure that your diabetes is well controlled. Blood pressure should also be kept within the recommended target range.
Many of the times patients do compare glucometer and laboratory sugar readings. They feel that their glucometers are not accurate. In a glucometer, the capillary blood is used to test the glucose levels, whereas, in the lab, a venous blood sample is used. Due to this, there is always a difference such that the venous plasma glucose may be approximately 20-30%