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Stay healthy during COVID-19

Learn more about the safety measures against COVID-19 for people living with diabetes.  

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Diabetes Basics

Understanding the basics of diabetes is the first step in gaining control of your health. Let’s look at what causes diabetes, some of the common symptoms, the benefits of healthy living, and what to do if you’ve just been diagnosed. What is diabetes? Diabetes is a medical condition in which the blood glucose levels remain persistently higher than normal. It is becoming more common in Singapore. This may be due in part to ageing population, unhealthy diets and lack of exercise. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas that allows your body cells to use blood glucose for energy. Food is converted...

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Self-monitoring of your diabetes

Diabetes is part of your everyday life. Appropriate self-monitoring can help you manage your daily blood glucose, and better adapt your lifestyle and treatment to suit your needs.1 The more often you check your blood glucose, the better you will understand it and the easier it will be for you to manage your diabetes. It doesn’t matter if you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, or if you are taking insulin or not, self-monitoring can help you and your doctor manage your therapy.2 By managing your diabetes, you reduce the risk of developing complications. That means potentially less eye, kidney and...

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Patient Experience Sharing

Accu-Chek integrated diabetes management solution meaningfully supports people with diabetes in their diabetes management journey in Singapore. Hope their personal journey sharing inspires and motivates you and your loved ones!   ...

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Stay healthy during COVID-19

Learn more about the safety measures against COVID-19 for people living with diabetes.  

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Resolution Ready!

New Year’s Day might be arriving in the next few days; why not make your resolution before the feasting - instead of after? Committing to a more physical lifestyle with better eating habits is not a sprint; it is a marathon! Getting into the groove of a healthy routine can carry you through the incoming festivities in the months to come. In the first few days of establishing good habits, you may run into some obstacles. You might feel like taking a break one day, and before you know it, you are back on square one. On those “not too successful days” here are some...

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Christmas Desserts Without Guilt

Candy canes, gingerbread, chocolate cake, brown sugar beverages - Resisting these festive desserts does not come intuitively and almost everyone struggles with a sweet tooth. This season, let us aim for pleasure without guilt in these few easy steps.    Plan a healthy meal. You are allowed to treat yourself, but that means you will need to balance out the rest of your diet for the day. Have a healthy snack in advance so you can avoid over-snacking during a...

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