The management of diabetes can also be known as handling your short term event like high or low blood sugar levels to control it over a long period of time such as getting a grip and understanding the condition.
Step 1 Understanding Diabetes
What is diabetes?
There are 3 categories of types of diabetes.
Type 1 Diabetes means your body does not make insulin. The reason why this is a problem is you need insulin to take the sugar or glucose from the food you consume and turns it into energy for your body. You need to take insulin every day to live.
Type 2 Diabetes means your body does not use insulin well. With type 2 you will need to take medication or insulin to control your diabetes. Type 2 is common in 90% diabetics cases in the world.
Gestational Diabetes means that some women get this kind of diabetes when they are having baby. Most of the time it goes away after the baby is born, but in most case these women and children have a greater risk of getting diabetes later in life.
Day to day you are the one that manages your diabetes. By speaking to your doctor he or she can give you the best advice to stay healthy. Here are a few other people that can help you to stay healthy.
Join a support group online or offline with others living with diabetes.
Take classes at your local hospital or health clinic, or do a search on the internet and find classes in your area.
Read more information at The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
People with diabetes like myself we need to take this disease very seriously. We need to make healthy food choices, stay at a healthy weight, exercise or move more every day, and make sure to take our medication even when we are feeling good. It sounds like a lot, and let me tell you it’s not easy but it’s worth it.
Make sure to take care of yourself and your diabetes, doing so can help you feel good today and into future. When you manage you glucose levels you are likely to:
By taken care of your diabetes you have less chance of having health issue like:
Stretching exercises is part of an important part of any exercise routine.
Use these eating healthy tips to ensure you are getting the right tips when it comese to eating with diabetes.
Eating healthier can reduce medical risks of certain diseases as well as help you lose weight.
Check out the diabetic friendly recipes on this site. Each recipe comes complete with nutrition information and a diabetic friendly.
You can find something new for breakfast, lunch, dinner, appetizers or even desserts.