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Diabetes is rapidly spreading condition. One must control diet and lifestyle to manage this condition. There are several key points which can help you in managing DIabetes. Along with regular …

Diabetes is rapidly spreading condition. One must control diet and lifestyle to manage this condition. There are several key points which can help you in managing DIabetes. Along with regular medicines you need to take care of diet and exercise. Read more about Diabetes Dos and Don'ts.

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  • 1. DIABETES: Do’s & Don’tsBy : Tejas Limaye
  • 2. Do’s
  • 3. Get To Know Everything About Diabetes Awareness is the first step to fight against any disease Clear your doubts Well acquaint yourself with latest research and updates Talk to your doctors & diabetes educators Read Some Articles About Diabetes Management Here
  • 4. Check Your Blood Sugar Levels And OtherParameters As Recommended By Your Doctor Regular monitoring of blood sugars & other parameters help understand diabetes control  It further helps doctor modify or change your treatment if required Screening for complications of diabetes can detect the problems at early stage
  • 5. Take your medicines on time If taken on time & in recommended dosage, medicines work optimally Never self adjust the dose of medicines In case of any side effects, talk to your doctor immediately
  • 6. Distribute your meals into small coursesSmall but and evenly spaced meals are crucial for daily blood sugar controlEat every 2-3 hourlyHave heavy breakfast but gradually taper the quantity of a meal as the day passes
  • 7. Include Functional Foods Like: FenugreekFenugreek is a magic food for people with diabetesIt is rich in soluble fibersIt lowers post meal blood sugar levels if consumed 15-20 minutes before meals
  • 8. Lead a stress free lifeStress management is a cornerstone of diabetes managementTake short breaks at worksite every after 45-60 minutesTry yoga, pranayama, breathing exercises, music therapy etc. Read About Stress Management Here.
  • 9. Incorporate fiber rich foods in your dietFibers are important as they prevent blood sugar peaksAll raw foods (salads, fruits) are rich sources of fibersInclude whole grains like oats, daliya, brown riceSee to it that every meal contains some or other source of fibers
  • 10. Achieve & Maintain Your Ideal Body Weight Maintaining ideal weight aids better sugar control Simple calculation for ideal weight= (Height in centimeters – 100) Achieve your ideal body weight with proper diet and exercise Get Some Tips About Weight Management Here.
  • 11. Donts
  • 12. SmokeSmoking causes narrowing of blood vesselsIt increases risk of developing high blood pressure especially in people with diabetes.Passive smoking is also equally dangerous
  • 13. Fast or FeastTaking too much food at a time will increase sugar levels rapidlyTaking no food or fasting may cause excessively low blood sugars (hypoglycemia)Well balanced diet is crucial
  • 14. Consume Sweets And Refined FloursSweets & refined flours directly influence blood sugar levelsAvoid sugar, jaggery and other sweetsStay away from refined flours like maida & its products (bakery products)
  • 15. Drink more than 2 cups of tea / coffee a dayToo much tea or coffee can hinder absorption of various nutrientsExcessive caffeine can add up to the risk of high blood pressureGreen tea is recommended Green Tea Health Benefits
  • 16. Eat Fried, Processed And Salty FoodExtra fat in diet can cause overall and abdominal obesityObesity disturbs blood sugar controlFoods rich in salt can increase blood pressureIt is recommended to avoid all processed & preserved foods as they are rich in salt
  • 17. Miss ExerciseExercise increases insulin sensitivity of bodyIt also utilizes blood sugar for energyThus exercise lowers blood sugar levelsRegularity in exercise routine is importantIt is recommended for people with diabetes to exercise at least for 30 minutes 5 days a week
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