Physicians say there are simple ways to lower your blood sugar.
Hyperglycemia, the medical term for high blood sugar, is caused by a lack of insulin in the body.
Uncontrolled hyperglycemia is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, stroke, and damage to the nervous system in people with diabetes. "
The basic defect in all diabetic patients is the decreased ability of insulin.
To induce cells of the body to remove glucose (sugar) molecules from the blood
A decrease in insulin activity, whether caused by a decrease in insulin production (type 1 diabetes)
By the cells' insensitivity to insulin (type 2 diabetes), results in blood glucose levels that are too high.