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Your Eyes Are Two Good Reasons To Take Care Of Your Diabetes

  Managing diabetes can be complex, but it should not mean missing out on the good things in life, like watching a sunset or reading a book. Keeping blood glucose levels within range can help prevent complications such as those that affect your eyes. Over time, diabetes may cause damage to the eyes which can lead to poor vision or even blindness. Diabetic retinopathy is the most common complication of diabetes and affects one third of 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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  How to make sense of blood sugar numbers

  I don’t understand what my blood sugar range means! If you live with diabetes, you have probably been asked to check your blood sugar a lot. But what are you supposed to be checking? How do you make sense of the numbers you see? Managing your diabetes is easier when you know what the numbers mean and what you are trying to accomplish....

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Diabetics Stay healthy during COVID-19

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

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5 DIABETES-FRIENDLY BREAKFAST FOOD

If you have diabetes, it’s time to overhaul your morning meal. Why? Studies show eating breakfast lowers your chance of overeating throughout the day.1 Of course, you’ve got to pick the right foods. Many popular breakfast foods have sugars and carbs — which can spike your blood sugar. You’ll also want to avoid...

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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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