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Diabetes Caused by Beta Blockers
People using beta-blockers to treat high blood pressure have a 50 per cent increased chance of developing diabetes mellitus compared to being on more modern treatments, diabetes experts have shown. Surprisingly, a new study reveals the dangers involved in using the older drugs which have fallen out of favor for use on raised blood pressure.
Eye Scan used for Blood Glucose Tests
A new blood glucose test device, no bigger than a mobile phone, is currently under test by San Diego California based company Oculir Inc. The device uses IR radiation to test blood sugar levels, and if perfected may remove the need for those painful ‘pin pricks’.
All diabetics should really test their blood sugar daily – preferably more often, even 2 or 3 times daily..
These diabetic blood glucose tests are needed to ensure that you are in as much in control of your diabetes as is possible. Without them, you cannot really tell how well you are controlling your blood sugar.