Walking a Tightrope – Dealing with the Highs and Lows

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Julie Heverly Julie Heverly joined The diaTribe Foundation in 2021 as the Director of Institutional Giving. Heverly was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes after her junior year at Washington & Jefferson College and she is a guest writer for diaTribe Learn. Julie Heverly describes one harrowing day when […]

Why You May Be Experiencing High Blood Sugar

High blood sugar is part of a life with diabetes, whether it’s type 1, type 2, LADA, gestational diabetes, even the more rare forms of the disease. But sometimes, hyperglycemia can seem unexplainable, persistent, and stubborn. This article will outline the reasons why you may be experiencing high blood sugar, and what you can do about it. What Exactly Happens When […]

High Blood Sugar at Night: What to Do

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Eliza Skoler Why do your blood sugar levels increase at night, and what you can do to prevent this? Learn strategies for managing high blood sugar levels overnight and in the morning, including healthy bedtime snacks. For National Sleep Awareness week, we are focusing on […]

Study Sheds Light on How High Blood Sugar Can Cause Complications Years Later

People with all types of diabetes are at a higher risk for numerous health complications, in particular for various vascular problems. While it is known that consistently tight glycemic management can greatly minimize these health risks, there are numerous factors which will determine long-term health outcomes. One interesting concept is that of “metabolic memory,” a […]