You Only Get One Shot

You Only Get One Shot

You only get one body and that is it. You should make the most of everything. In order to do everything that you want to do, you have to keep yourself healthy. To stay healthy most people eat healthy and exercise. Some people go vegan to stay healthy or they eat a lot of meat. Others run miles a day or spend hours a day at the gym. Different people, different bodies, different methods. Eating healthy and exercising are the best antidotes for staying healthy or getting healthy and you have probably heard this a million times over. It seems simple and it is, but for some people it takes a little more than that to be healthy.

A lot of people across the country and world have a variety of different medical problems that they deal with every day. It becomes a part of their everyday life. Some people have sight problems and have to wear glasses, some people have cerebral palsy and have problems with their muscle functions, some people have emphysema and have to use an inhaler or nebulizer to help their breathing and so on. There are thousands upon thousands of different ailments that people live with every day and those were just a few examples. Another ailment that is going to be mentioned and also the topic of discussion is diabetes.

Diabetes isn’t something that most people tend to think of as a serious ailment; even some of the people who have diabetes feel that way as well. The truth is, is that diabetes is very serious. If someone’s sugar is too high or too low they could go into diabetic shock or diabetic coma. These may sound scary and they are. One of my aunts has diabetes and went into diabetic shock one day. She was paralyzed and couldn’t move for a few moments, but she could hear everything that was going on around her. That is scary. Also, if diabetes goes untreated it can lead to other serious health problems like vision problems and neuropathy.

There are various different health resources out there to help people keep their diabetes in check. One of these health resources are glucometers. Glucometers are used to measure the amount of glucose in the body. Glucose is a simple sugar that cells use as a source of energy. When your glucose is too high or too low it can be dangerous and that is why everyone with diabetes should glucometers to help maintain their diabetes. Remember, you only get one body and you need to keep that body healthy.