• Juvenile Diabetes Is On The Rise

    Increasing Number of Children Developing Diabetes Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are on the rise among children in the United States. Parents need to know the symptoms of diabetes so that diabetes does not go untreated among children. It is also important that parents make sure that their kids are eating healthy foods, drinking […]

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  • Start Reversing Your Diabetes Today

    Diabetes Is Reversible Believe it or not, diabetes can be reversed. This reversal is achieved when a diabetic is able to get their blood glucose in great control and no longer needs to take medication. Implementing lifestyle changes give the potential to go from being a Type 2 diabetic to being a prediabetic or having […]

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  • Checking Blood Sugar: Apple Devices for Diabetes

    Regularly checking blood glucose, also known as blood sugar, can help people control their diabetes when they are living with the illness. Checking Blood Sugar When a person with diabetes needs to check their blood sugar, they must use lancets to prick their fingertip. After getting a drop of blood onto the test strip, they […]

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  • Eating Fruit as a Diabetic

    Are fruits unhealthy for people with diabetes? There is a common assumption among many that fruit is not an okay choice for people with diabetes. People have formed the idea that diabetics should steer clear of fruits because these foods contain high sugar levels like fructose. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney […]

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  • What Do I Need to Know About Juvenile Diabetes

    Juvenile Diabetes: Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes in the United States is a widespread disease state that can is attributed to many factors. According to the CDC’s 2014 National Diabetes Statistics Report, in 2008-2009, approximately 18,436 people younger than 20 in the U.S. were diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Even more shockingly, 5,089 people […]

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  • Blood Sugar Control for Diabetes – A How to Guide

    If you have just been diagnosed with diabetes you may be thinking that life as you know it is over. However, diabetes is a very manageable disease that will allow you to live a long and happy life. One of the most important factors to living a long and essentially symptom-free is your diabetic blood […]

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  • Treatment for Diabetes: Research is Important

    Current Treatment for Diabetes: Options The current treatment options for diabetes range from exercise and diet to medications multiple times per day. The actual treatment for one individual to the next remains relative to that individual and the progression of their particular case of diabetes. No one case of diabetes is the same and individuals […]

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  • A Diabetes Care Plan for You

    Managing your diabetes can be hard, but it does not have to be. Coming up with a personalized diabetes care plan can help you to live a long and happy life. There are a few things that can help you achieve ideal diabetes A1c blood sugar levels. Diabetes Care Plan Diet A diabetic diet may […]

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  • Holiday Travel Snacks

    Traveling during the holiday season can be crazy. When you add in trying to find diabetic snack for the road, it can be a hassle. We’ve combined a list for you of snacks with different carbohydrate levels. A great way to organize these could be with small snack baggies, or even using a crafting box […]

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  • Why Pedometers Are Important For Diabetics

    An estimated 26 million people in the United States have Type 2 diabetes. There are many small steps you can take in making choices to live a health lifestyle despite your diabetes. At Lucas Research we’re big fans of pedometers to help you keep track of your exercise. Using a pedometer helps the user keep […]

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