Blood Sugar; Importance Of Glucose Meters


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Blood sugar provides the body with energy that your body needs to function properly and that is the reason why blood sugar is so important for all of us. Inside of every ones blood, there are sugar levels that need to be at certain amounts each day and all day. Hypoglycemia can affect seriously your daily routine.

Keeping your blood sugar levels nice and steady throughout the day is the key to long- term healthy life. Sometimes the easiest way to monitor your blood sugar is to stop and reflect on how you are feeling at that particular moment and then check your blood.

Low blood sugar is the typical cause for Hyperglycemia. It is a good idea to have a blood sugar monitor if you are diabetic. The level of blood sugar control predicts the onset and severity of diabetes related complications for both types of diabetes. You can pick up blood sugar monitors that give you instant notification of your blood sugar level.

The most common blood sugar testing supplies used are; meters, lancets and strips. You have probably heard of the glycemic index (GI) which rates carbohydrate food for its effect on blood sugar levels.

When blood sugar levels drop, you may feel your heart beat rapidly and a tingling in your skin, you may feel anxious, shaky, sweaty and hungry as well.

The following supplements may help if you are suffering from low blood sugar (Hypoglycaemia).

Zinc (Pyridoxine)

Zinc helps blood sugar get into the cells and helps insulin to work better; magnesium also makes the insulin work better and can lower your risk of diabetes complications such as blindness and heart attack; selenium, copper and manganese all have a protective cellular function when blood glucose levels are high and selenium can assist with lowering blood sugar.

Copper (Picolinate)

Copper helps prevent diabetes-related damage to blood vessels and nerves, and lowers blood sugar levels by helping protect the cells in the pancreas that make insulin healthy.

Vitamins - C, B and E

Vitamin C and vitamin E help get sugar out of the blood stream and into the cells, keeps the blood vessels healthy and help protect against kidney damage and heart attack.

Vitamin E may improve the body's response to insulin. Biotin (a B group vitamin) can lower blood glucose; B6 and B12 along with Folic acid also may help prevent diabetic complications.

The vitamins from the B complex are useful in the treatment of diabetes because they reduce the cholesterol and blood fat.

If you can keep, your blood sugar levels as close as possible to normal, you can live a normal and healthy life with few or even no complications at all.

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