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Empowering Your Health Journey: Unleashing the Potential of Continuous Glucose Monitoring with BUZUD

Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) is a groundbreaking technology that measures blood sugar levels consistently, offering an alternative to frequent testing. Here are the key takeaways to understand its significance: Continuous Monitoring with CGM: CGM employs a tiny sensor beneath the skin to measure blood sugar levels continuously or at regular intervals, eliminating the need for frequent finger pricks. The CGM sensor seamlessly pairs with the BUZUD Health app for convenient...

Navigating the Diabetes Diet: Foods to Skip for Better Health

It's more important to make informed food choices than to give up on a colourful and varied diet when you have diabetes. We understand that it might be difficult, particularly in the beginning when you're learning how to modify your dietary regimen. Maintaining a healthy blood glucose level can be greatly impacted by knowing which meals to avoid. Reducing the consumption of foods heavy in sugar, harmful fats, and processed carbs...

Cracking the Code: Unraveling Causes and Treatments of Gestational Diabetes

Causes of high blood sugar in pregnant women Basic cause: Some pregnant women acquire gestational diabetes as a result of a variety of physiological changes that occur to them after conception, including increased glucose requirements, increased insulin resistance, and relatively insufficient insulin secretion. Predisposing factors: - Pregnant factors: Overweight or obese, multiparous, having gained excessive weight before getting pregnant, being short in stature, having a low birth weight, being polycystic, and...

Gestational Diabetes Got You Freaked Out? Here’s What You Need to Know

(2021) reported the global prevalence of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) was 14.7% based on the International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) criteria, the most used screening method worldwide. Meaning that one in five pregnant women may be affected. a woman with high blood sugar during pregnancy. Both the mother and the fetus are seriously affected by gestational diabetes. Diabetes has over 100 complications that can include blindness,...

Insulin and Temperature: The Crucial Connection You Can’t Ignore

It's true that the potent liquid that keeps you healthy is temperature sensitive. A vial or pen of insulin is highly particular about temperature; it should never be too hot or cold. Let's examine how to protect your insulin against extreme heat and cold in more detail. The right temperature for storing unopened insulin When stored in your refrigerator, an insulin vial or pen should be kept between 36 and 46 degrees Fahrenheit....