If you are diabetic, pre-diabetic or feel you may be at risk of becoming diabetic we are here to help you. Diabetes is a terrible disease that can be avoided and or better managed. Diabetes Wellness Community come together to support each other and offer their experiences to help answer questions you might have.
Lysulin was founded with one goal: to help people maintain healthy A1c levels. Here are a few useful resources for information, support and glucose monitoring supplies.
Diabetes, along with all its comorbidities, can cause fatigue. Most of the time it is because of hyperglycemia. At other times the cause of our tiredness is dehydration, since for glucose to be transported it needs six molecules of water. People who eat well, exercise daily, and drink plenty of water do not feel tired […]
One factor that plays a huge role is the presence of a family history of diabetes. Is it a factor for you? Who in the family has also been diagnosed? Have you talked to them about it? Research suggests that having a parent with type 2 diabetes increases your risk of developing the disease by […]
Hyperglycemia is the main reason why. When there is too much glucose in the blood, too much of it passes in urine too. Bacteria in the urinary tract and genital area feed on the high glucose of the urine, promoting their growth. In addition to this, immunity is weak among diabetics who have uncontrolled blood […]
Most food we eat is broken down into glucose, the form of sugar in the blood, as the body’s main source of fuel. After digestion, glucose enters the bloodstream and flows throughout the body to be used for energy. However, insulin must be present to allow glucose to enter the cells. Insulin is a hormone […]
In type two diabetes, there is insulin resistance. Meaning glucose can’t get into cells because the key that is used to unlock the cells (insulin) is no longer working. The body then thinks that we are starving, and so it won’t let go of fat present in our bodies; instead it will send signals to […]
Low blood sugar, also known as hypoglycemia, can be a dangerous condition. Low blood sugar can happen in people with diabetes who take medications that increase insulin levels in the body. Taking too much medication, skipping meals, eating less than normal, or exercising more than usual can lead to low blood sugar for these individuals. Blood sugar is also […]