How have periods of insulin resistance impacted your diabetes?
I've had to increase my insulin
I've had high blood sugars
I've felt frustrated
I haven't really noticed any effects
I'm not sure
Diabetes requires a lot of energy, knowledge, and perseverance to manage. Insulin must be taken at the optimal time before a meal, in the right location on the body, and the insulin itself must be stored properly to function. When you add other layers of difficulty such as insulin resistance, it makes diabetes management even more challenging. Here is some information on what insulin resistance is, how it happens, and what you can do to reduce your insulin resistance to help you minimize high blood sugars for less fun reasons than yummy foods.
Read the article by CWD's Clinical Director, Marissa Town, BSN, RN, CDCES.