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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Lows are really nothing new to me. In the past (almost) 22 years, I've experienced every variety of low blood sugar. Two seizures, multiple black outs, the "I'm fine" at 32, the nauseating 85, and everything in between. That certainly doesn't mean that I'm used to them or that each low doesn't feel like a new and treacherous journey. They still scare me. They still annoy me. And they still overrun my life at times. Since I've hit the gym and the calorie counting on an aggressive...