What are high blood sugar levels

When the blood contains an excessive amount of glucose, a form of sugar, high blood sugar levels, also known as hyperglycemia, develop. Numerous factors, such as a bad diet, a lack of exercise, certain drugs, and medical disorders like diabetes, might contribute to this. Increased thirst, more frequent urination, impaired vision, lethargy, and slow wound and cut healing are all signs of elevated blood sugar levels. High blood sugar levels may cause major health issues including heart disease, stroke, kidney damage, and nerve damage if they are not managed....

December 27, 2022 · 12 min · Ayoade Moses (BSc, MSc, RNutri, Healthy Eating Evangelist)

Type 2 Diabetes: What are the symptoms for diabetes type 2

A chronic illness called diabetes type 2 causes improper usage and storage of glucose in the body (a type of sugar). The main energy source for the body is glucose, which comes from the food we consume. The pancreas secretes the hormone insulin, which aids in transporting glucose from the blood into the body’s cells for use as fuel. In diabetes type 2, the body develops an inability to adequately utilise insulin due to its resistance....

December 25, 2022 · 10 min · Ayoade Moses (BSc, MSc, RNutri, Healthy Eating Evangelist)