Better Night's Sleep
Ten Tips to a Better Night's Sleep
People with diabetes are prone to sleep issues. Whether it's disruption of sleep due to powerful medications; complications such as neuropathy or restless leg syndrome; or your typical blood sugar high or low that wakes you in the middle of the night, a good night's sleep can sometimes be difficult to accomplish.
Reviewed by Joy Pape, RN, BSN, CDE, WOCN, CFNC. 9/12
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I had a bad one last night. A scary low bloodsugar that reminded me just how tenuous diabetes makes my existence. I hate those. I hate the feeling that I'm anything less than a strong, capable woman. Diabetes, like a sledge hammer to the knees, has a way of hobbling the confidence I have in my health, strength and well-being. It is both frustrating and disheartening. It's 2:00 am and a good friend called from their third shift job because they needed someone. Just...