Diabetes Blog | OKRA

We’re Here for You

Welcome to OKRA’s diabetes blog! Here you’ll find information, tips, and useful articles to help you navigate living with diabetes. We know it can be overwhelming to receive a diabetes diagnosis. But we want you to know that we’re here for you, and we want to help you make the best choices for your treatment. We support you by providing the latest updates on diabetes treatment, research, tips, and news with our diabetes blog. 

The field of healthcare is constantly evolving. Every year, we learn more about the best ways to manage and treat Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. If you want to stay up to date on the latest diabetes information, then you’re in the right place.

Diane Hwang

Blood Sugar App: Using Apps for Monitoring and Logging

OKRA News By Diane Hwang The marvels of technology continue to shake up the medical world. Diabetes management is no exception! If you’re used to using a pen-and-paper or virtual diabetic food log, get ready to learn about the newest, easier way to track your health. A glucose monitor app has the power to change your quality of life for the better. The Importance of Food Logging If you have diabetes, you know how much time and attention goes into your food logging. Between testing your blood sugar levels, keeping them in a safe zone, making sure you have diabetes-friendly...

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Diane Hwang

Regulating Blood Sugar: Tasty Diabetic-Friendly Snacks

OKRA News By Diane Hwang When you have diabetes, it can be tricky to figure out what to eat to help keep your insulin levels healthy. It’s important to prioritize foods high in fiber, protein, and healthful fats. Plus, the more nutrient-dense you can make your snacks, the better your overall health will be. The next time you need low-glycemic snacks for diabetics, try one of the ones on this list. Hard-Boiled Eggs The protein in a hard-boiled egg makes them an excellent snack for people with diabetes. One egg nets you a whopping 6 grams of protein. Protein is...

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Diane Hwang

Diabetes and Temperature Sensitivity

OKRA News By Diane Hwang Summer is just around the corner, and that means many will be spending more time soaking up the sun. But if you have diabetes, soaking up the summer rays can be very risky business. Extreme temperatures like the summer heat (or in the winter cold) can wreak havoc on a person’s blood sugar levels. In fact, research has discovered that hot weather is associated with a 30% increase in hospitalizations for people with diabetes. It is important for people with diabetes to be aware of how the heat and other extreme temperatures affect their health...

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Diane Hwang

How Diabetes Management Technology is Evolving

OKRA News By Diane Hwang As technology evolves in other industries, it also moves forward in the medical field. When it comes to diabetes technology and management, there are a number of unique ideas and solutions that have come out in the last few years and more that are being developed for the future. Learn more about some of the diabetes apps and tech that can make your life easier now and in the future, and keep reading to learn how our team at OKRA Care is involved in developing innovative diabetes management solutions. 1. Bluetooth While there are several...

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Learn from the Experts

OKRA was founded as a branch of our parent company, OSANG Healthcare. Our team of experts has over 25 years of experience in the medical supplies industry, and we’re passionate about passing that knowledge on to you. OKRA believes that everyone deserves to have the best and most up-to-date health information in order to make informed decisions about their health. We stay on top of the constantly evolving field of diabetes treatment, so that you have the knowledge you need to feel confident in your treatment decisions.

Knowledge Is Power

When you first get diagnosed with (pre)diabetes, ignoring your diagnosis may feel easier than researching it, and we can’t say we blame you — a diagnosis can be intimidating! But staying informed is one of the best ways to stay healthy when you’re living with diabetes. OKRA provides necessary, accurate, and trustworthy information in our diabetes blog, so you can understand the basics of this disease without being misled by false information.

Find the comprehensive information you need to manage your treatment by reading our latest diabetes articles. Our goal is to keep an open dialogue about living with diabetes and get you the right information to make informed choices about managing your treatment. Take a look through our diabetes blog posts on Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes to learn more about diagnosing and treating your diabetes type.

Navigating this complicated disease can be overwhelming, so we explain all the necessary information in easy-to-read and straightforward diabetes articles. We also cover information about our own equipment, including our blood glucose meter and test strips. Additionally, OKRA has created helpful guides to using and troubleshooting your OKRA Test Kit, so you can be an expert home-user.

Be sure to check our diabetes blog regularly for new diabetes articles and helpful updates. OKRA’s goal is to build a community of healthy patients who are living happily with diabetes, and that starts with keeping you informed!