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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

5 Tips for Effectively Self-Monitoring Your Blood Glucose Ranges

OKRA News By Diane Hwang As someone with diabetes, it’s essential that you take an active role in monitoring your blood glucose ranges. Your doctor probably already spoke with you about what types of monitors you can buy and how to conduct the test yourself, but you might still be looking for a few more tips. At OKRA Care, we’re here to help improve the self-management of diabetes and guide people towards better health. Even though you’re dealing with a lifelong, chronic condition, you can control diabetes with self-care measures, lifestyle changes, and medication. Since checking your blood glucose ranges...

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Diane Hwang

The Best Foods For Diabetes Control

OKRA News By Diane Hwang Managing your food intake for diabetes is a full-time job. It requires constantly monitoring your blood sugar levels by administering finger-prick tests and checking your glucose and insulin levels. Most people know that there are two types of diabetes a person can have but are unaware of the important distinctions between them. Type 1 is an inherited autoimmune disease that affects those with a higher risk of genetic diabetes Type 2 is a metabolic disorder caused by weight, genetics, and certain diets Both require one to consider potential lifestyle changes in order to maximize ongoing...

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Diane Hwang

What To Do When Your Blood Sugar is High

OKRA News By Diane Hwang Monitoring Your Blood Sugar When You Have Diabetes Regulating blood sugar is the primary function of all diabetes management plans. Hyperglycemia, also known as high blood sugar, affects individuals with type 1 and type 2 diabetes and is a significant concern. Educating a person about what to do when blood sugar is high is the first step in successfully managing diabetes. Know What the Triggers Are The following conditions can trigger high blood sugar: You forget to take your insulin or medication You have eaten too many carbohydrates You have an infection in your body...

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Diane Hwang

What cause Type 2 Diabetes?

OKRA News What Causes Type 2 Diabetes? ⓒ OKRA 24th Apr 2021 By Diane Hwang Type 2 diabetes is the most progressive form of diabetes and can be a serious diagnosis if not managed properly. What causes type 2 diabetes, and what signs or symptoms should you look for? Here are the causes and signs of type 2 diabetes.   Diabetes Diabetes has been around for a very long time and type 2 is extremely common among Americans. Diabetes is developed over a long period of time in someone’s life and there are a lot of factors that play into...

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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!