Addressing Diabetes And Related Issues A great tip to use to keep in control of diabetes is to live life in a orderly fashion. For instance, when you go to bed at night, leave your insulin and measuring meter in the same part of the room so that you know where they are when you get up. When testing, keep track of it as a routine so that you don’t forget any steps. Also, try to jot down your numbers. Consuming a diet high in fiber can reduce the risk of developing diabetes. Eating more whole grain foods will reduce your intake of high glycemic foods like white bread and processed foods which will increase your your risk. Study after study concludes that individuals who eat more whole grain have a much lower risk of contracting diabetes. If you are a diabetic and also smoke, it is in your best interests to quit. Smoke is terrible for everyone, but it’s worse for diabetics as it could dangerously raise blood sugar. The highly addictive nature of nicotine can make quitting a very difficult process. Seek advice from your doctor. Alter your favorite foods instead of eliminating them. If you’re diagnosed with diabetes, it can be extremely hard to deal with following a strict diet. Many even believe that they have to completely eliminate all their favorite foods. Other people will continue to eat their favorite foods despite any diet they are on. The better way is to alter the recipes for your favorite foods to make them acceptable. A lot of foods can be prepared in a way that is healthy for diabetics to eat. You can eat some almonds if you are hungry. This will not affect your sugar levels. You will get plenty of fibers and proteins from unsalted almonds. Keep them handy next to the couch so you’re able to snack on a few while you watch television. Your insulin should be close to you whenever you travel. Checking insulin in the baggage compartment of an airplane will not only subject it to extreme temperatures, but it will also be inaccessible to you, particularly if the bags are lost. Keeping your insulin in your carry-on luggage is just fine. Insulin can keep for up to 30 days as long as it is at room temperature. Don’t worry if your high blood sugar raises directly after having a type of low glucose reaction. Your body can react to a low glucose level by raising hormone levels, or you may have eaten more than necessary while experiencing the low blood sugar. The next time, try to drink or eat half of what you normally do, then check the levels again after a half hour. The quick-working insulin is best taken no more than a quarter hour before eating, unless your doctor says something different. Quick working insulin can help you manage glucose, but your doctor must set up the timing instructions and amount for you. There are certain types of diabetes which can be cured, but only in rare instances. Your life is valuable, so embrace the changes you need to make so that you can keep it. These tips can help but can only take you so far. Everything else is your decision.
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Published on Jul 14, 2012
Published on Jul 14, 2012
You can eat some almonds if you are hungry. This will not affect your sugar levels. You will get plenty of fibers and proteins from unsalted...