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 Everything Goes Digital (Even The Logbook)

  O.K. Not everyone prefers to use an app to record their blood glucose readings. If you are one of them who still prefers to record using a logbook, we have made the logbook digitally available for you. That way, you may still record it manually like you used to do (using your phone this time) and you will not forget to bring your logbook on your next doctor's appointment. It is really more convenient! Click the below logbook to start downloading it into your mobile phone now! ...

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  Tips To An Accurate Blood Glucose Result

When you check your blood glucose (blood sugar), a lot of people assume that the meter will always give you an accurate result. However, a meter's accuracy depends upon a lot of factors. Below are a few of the factors that you are able to control:   Storage Blood glucose strips are temperature sensitive and fragile, and must be stored under specific conditions1. (Read your strip’s product package insert to know more). Action: Avoid storing the strip...

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  What Is Diabetes?

Diabetes is a chronic disease. Your blood glucose (blood sugar) levels are controlled by insulin, a hormone produced by your pancreas. When you eat, food gets broken down and glucose enters your bloodstream. Insulin takes the glucose out of your bloodstream and allows it to enter your cells where it is broken down and turned into energy. If you have diabetes, either you don’t have enough insulin or the insulin you do have doesn’t work to get the glucose out of your blood and into your cells. This is how your blood glucose ends up going higher than it should (hyperglycemia).1   3 main types of...

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  8 Ways to Conquer Cravings

Everyone has cravings, but for people with diabetes, it’s even more important to resist temptation. Fortunately, food cravings typically originate in our minds and aren’t driven by a physical need. Knowing this, can you find the will to resist?   1. Check your sugar If you have diabetes, there’s a very real possibility your body does need something. Have you ever been overwhelmed by a sudden craving, only to realize later that it was just low sugar?...

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  10 Diabetes Superfoods

Many foods are on the good-for-you list, but these are extra healthy for people with diabetes, because they have lower glycemic index (a figure representing the ability to increase the level of glucose in the blood) and help stabilize your blood glucose.1

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  Add some sparkle to your festivals through these 8 diabetes friendly tip.

The temptation to have rich food will always be there during the festive season. However, there is always a safe way for people with diabetes to enjoy the spirit of the festival. Here are some diabetes friendly tips: Prepare for the day: Eat low-carb meals. If you are planning to enjoy savories and sweets, then you can reduce carbohydrates in your diet with some simple tips. So instead of potatoes and peas eat non-starchy vegetables like broccoli and peppers, substitute rice with quinoa, skip pulpy fruits like bananas and eat low glycemic (slower sugar spike) foods...

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Tips for a Good Glycemic Control

Avoid over consumption of carbohydrate-rich food in order to prevent a surge in blood sugar. Remember to count carbohydrates from all food sources. Distribute carbohydrate food throughout the day. Take 3 main meals and allow snacks in between meals. Do not skip meals. When the blood sugar is high, try to split the meals and do not combine different types of carbohydrate food at one meal in order to prevent a surge of blood sugar. Include fiber into the daily meal intake as fiber can help in providing satiety and slow down the blood sugar absorption, hence improving glycemic control....

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Record Your Blood Glucose Digitally

People with diabetes are often advised to keep a logbook to track their daily blood glucose results and what they eat in a day. But writing down your BG test result and food that you ate can be a hassle sometimes. With Accu-Chek Connect diabetes management app, people with diabetes no longer have to be bothered by the tedious task of writing down your blood glucose results. Upon pairing with Accu-Chek Guide blood glucose meter, which offers Bluetooth® connectivity, blood glucose...

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5 Reasons to Choose Accu-Chek Blood Glucose Meter

1. Gentle Lancing Devices Accu-Chek blood glucose meters come with very gentle lancing devices, Accu-Chek FastClix or Accu-Chek Softclix. 2. Consumables are Easily Available Accu-Chek test strips and lancets are easily available in Malaysia, both offline at retail pharmacies or online at Lazada and Shopee. 3. Strips are Stable Until the Expiry Date Some test strips need to be disposed 3 months or 6 months after first opening. If you cannot finish the...

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