How exercise affects blood sugar

Exercise affects blood sugar so it is important to know how to monitor your glucose levels during workouts. Factors affecting blood glucose during exercise include insulin levels, training status, intensity, and duration. Insulin level Blood insulin determines how much carbohydrate and fat can be used as fuel. The right insulin level prevents fuel delivery problems. […]

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How to reverse hypoglycemia unawareness

Hypoglycemia unawareness is present in about 20 percent of people with Type 1 diabetes. Normally a low will be recognized by symptoms such as shaking and sweating caused by releasing stress hormones. However, stress hormones deplete after several lows, resulting in a loss of warning symptoms. This impairs thinking before the person recognizes they are […]

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The glycemic index and glycemic load

The glycemic index The glycemic index (GI) ranks carbohydrate foods against glucose, based on how quickly they affect blood glucose levels. Glucose is given a value of 100, and other foods are ranked relative to this. The relative ranking is unlikely to change over time, but it may vary somewhat in daily use. The effect […]

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What are the symptoms of diabetes?

The development of type 1 diabetes is usually sudden and dramatic, while the symptoms can often be mild or absent in people with type 2 diabetes. People with Type 1 diabetes are usually diagnosed in the hospital while people with Type 2 often go undiagnosised until they experience complications or until a routine screening detects high […]

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Sell extra diabetic testing supplies from anywhere in the United States!

Sell extra diabetic testing supplies from anywhere in the United States. It doesn’t matter if you’re in California, New York, or Florida, we buy test strips and other diabetic supplies from people all over the United States. Sell Your Strips for More is based in Kansas, but we provide a prepaid shipping label on our […]

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Where do expired test strips I donate go?

You may wonder what is going to happen to the expired test strips you donate. Don’t worry, we put them to good use. The expired test strips you donate will be donated to the Pet Diabetes Program or the Diabetes Art Center. These are wonderful programs that help support both humans and animals with diabetes. […]

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