Diabetes

Diabetes means that your blood glucose (often called blood sugar) is too high. Your blood always has some glucose in it because your body needs glucose for energy to keep you going. But too much glucose in the blood isn't good for your health. In case of a Diabetes related problem, Life Alert can give you a peace of mind and get you the help that you need even if you cannot reach a phone. By just pressing a single button you know that Life Alert will provide you the help that you need.

How do you get high blood glucose?
Glucose comes from the food you eat and is also made in your liver and muscles. Your blood carries the glucose to all the cells in your body. Insulin is a chemical (a hormone) made by the pancreas.

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