Ask the Diabetes Expert, Q&A
Do you have a question about diabetes? DiabetesMonitor's three experts, Jill Weisenberger, MS, RD, CDE, Heidi McIndoo, MS, RD, and Catherine Estipona, MSN APN are here to answer your questions. Remember, not all questions will be answered. However, check back frequently as our experts will be answering questions on a regular basis.
Nerve damage (neuropathy) is the usual culprit behind diabetic foot problems. In this Q&A, Jill Weisenberger shares some background on diabetic neuropathy and provides guidelines for caring for your feet.
Controlling blood sugars is one of the most challenging things to do after a type 2 diabetes diagnosis. Keep reading to learn about ways to tackle that challenge head-on.
Snacking can be a great way to help control your blood sugars. In this Q&A, Heidi offers some background information on snacks for type 2 diabetes as well as adds context to how snacks fit into your diet.
Smoking and diabetes are dangerous partners. From raising your risk of developing type 2 diabetes to how it affects blood sugars, smoking is something to be avoided. Keep reading to get Catherine's thoughts on the topic in today's Q&A.
A reader recently submitted a question regarding testing blood sugars after waking up in the morning. Catherine Estipona, our Family Practitioner, provides an answer and shares some insight into building consistent testing habits.