Coping with Diabetes - Living a Healthy and Fulfilling Life by Winning the Everyday Battle against Diabetes
by Diana Thorgill
When you have diabetes, your body has difficulty converting food into energy. The human body uses blood glucose for energy. Glucose comes primarily from the carbohydrates that you eat. During digestion, carbohydrates are broken down to glucose. Glucose travels through the bloodstream and is used by cells for energy.