The Importance of Blood Sugar Management

Should your blood sugar levels matter to you?

Well yes they should do. They aren’t just a concern for individuals with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, but for everybody else too.

So what is blood sugar? Glucose is our primary source of fuel and we get it from the food we eat, transporting it from the liver to our bloodstream, then onto to our cells and organs of which the brain is our most glucose demanding.

If we consume food and drinks containing fast releasing energy such as sugary drinks, cereals and snack bars our blood sugar quickly spikes and then plummets and it will continue in this pattern if we regularly eat in this way.

This is a problem because when our blood sugar dramatically falls we can b