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The Pandemic Sugar Spike
Why Controlling Diabetic Stressors Is Imperative
Diamond Michael Scott, November 18, 2020
For diabetics, experiencing an uncontrolled uptick in blood sugar is a dangerous proposition. And it is a well-known fact that stress — regardless of whether it’s mental or physical — can lead to unwanted changes in blood sugar levels.
As the pandemic continues to create massive public health disruptions, there is growing evidence that COVID-19 places diabetics at higher risk for severe illness. This fact underscores the importance of keeping stress and diabetes well managed during these unprecedented times.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, after.....