Diabetes aids

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    Diabetes aids

    Diabetes aids

    More than a million people in Belgium have diabetes and the number continues to grow , but what tools are available to live with diabetes?

    The number of people with diabetes is growing very quickly. In the last 40 years, the amount has increased 4 times. We have more sugar in our blood because of our lifestyle . Stress and bad dietary habits cause more sugars to enter the blood. Our body can break down these sugars, but sometimes the body lacks insulin to maintain proper blood sugar levels. There are several tools to see if you have too much or too little sugar in your blood. Thanks to these tools you can keep an eye on when you need to take extra sugars or inject insulin .

    Aids for diabetes:

    Glucose Meter: This unit accurately measures the blood sugar values, and is therefore also called blood sugar meter.

    Lancing device : The lancing device is required to draw a drop of blood from the finger. This blood is necessary for the use of the glucose meter.

    Test strips : These strips are used together with the glucose meter. The blood is drawn into the test strip and the sugar values are displayed.

     

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    Diabetes aids

    Diabetes aids

    More than a million people in Belgium have diabetes and the number continues to grow , but what tools are available to live with diabetes?

    The number of people with diabetes is growing very quickly. In the last 40 years, the amount has increased 4 times. We have more sugar in our blood because of our lifestyle . Stress and bad dietary habits cause more sugars to enter the blood. Our body can break down these sugars, but sometimes the body lacks insulin to maintain proper blood sugar levels. There are several tools to see if you have too much or too little sugar in your blood. Thanks to these tools you can keep an eye on when you need to take extra sugars or inject insulin .

    Aids for diabetes:

    Glucose Meter: This unit accurately measures the blood sugar values, and is therefore also called blood sugar meter.

    Lancing device : The lancing device is required to draw a drop of blood from the finger. This blood is necessary for the use of the glucose meter.

    Test strips : These strips are used together with the glucose meter. The blood is drawn into the test strip and the sugar values are displayed.

     

    Read more