Overview What is A1C? A1C is an average measure of your blood sugar over the past 3 months. The results show how well your blood sugar levels have been controlled. The higher your blood sugars have been, the higher your A1C results will be. Why is A1C important? Your A1C serves as an important measurement […]
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Five Steps to Prepare for Pregnancy When You Have ...
Preparing to have a baby is nerve-wracking in itself. Throw diabetes into the mix, and it’s enough stress to give any mommy-to-be some serious pause. But you can put your mind at ease. According to the American Diabetes Association, it is perfectly normal for women with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes to have […]
People Like You: Shari’s Story
Shari from Austell, GA shares her story about battling type 2 diabetes and how My Diabetes Home helped change her life. I lived with borderline diabetes for more than 30 years and when the flip came (to living with type 2 diabetes), it came HARD! From November 2012 to January 2013, I went from my […]
The ABCs of Diabetes
Everyone knows their ABCs, but it’s important to know the ABCs of diabetes, too. Keeping these three things in check can help lower your chances of having a heart attack, stroke, or other diabetes complications. A: A1C The A1C blood test gives you and your doctor a way to measure your average glucose control over the last […]