Diabetes and Morning High Blood Sugar

(Source) For people taking insulin for diabetes, blood sugar levels are often elevated in the morning (hyperglycemia). This is likely caused by inadequate amounts of long-acting insulin before dinner or at bedtime. Morning high blood sugar is referred to as either the...

The Trouble with Glucose Testing

(Excerpt) The excerpts below are from an article written by David Mendosa, medical journalist living with diabetes and author of Fitness and Photography for Fun. A big new review shows that people who don’t use insulin are wasting their time and money when they test...

Berberine Herb Works in Many Ways

Berberine Herb Works in Many Ways (Source) The berberine herb works. Berberine, long used as a remedy in China and India for intestinal and lung infections or topically for various skin conditions, has been “discovered” in recent years in the western world and is now...

The Doctor Is In: The Dawn Phenomenon

By: Dr. Mona Morstein www.drmonamorstein.com The physiological event known as the “Dawn Phenomenon” (DP) is a frustrating effect for nearly every diabetic patient, whether they have T2, T1.5, or T1.  The DP is the main reason fasting glucose levels are usually the...

Natural Remedies for the Dawn Phenomenon

If you check your blood sugar first thing in the morning after fasting all night and it is significantly higher than when you went to bed, you are probably experiencing what is known as the “dawn phenomenon.” This is also known as the “dawn...