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Living Well with Diabetes: Tips for You!

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Diabetes and pregnancy

Diabetes is a long-lasting condition that has indeed reached epidemic extents among adults & children all around the globe. If you do not control diabetes then it may have numerous severe consequences, like kidney disease, blindness, heart disease and several complications. Therefore, it is very significant to keep a close check on blood sugar levels.

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Symptoms of Diabetes

Individuals who think they might have diabetes must visit a doctor for a diagnosis. Specifically, when they are suffering from one of these symptoms frequent urination, excessive thirst, extreme hunger, unexplained weight loss, dry skin, tingling or numbness, vision changes; feeling exhausted most of the time; wounds that are slow to heal and are even more infections than usual. Stomach pains, nausea or vomiting or may accompany some of these symptoms in the unexpected onset of type 1 diabetes.

Diabetes and Food

This kind of long-lasting illness often takes the services of a nutritionist to put together a suitable diet that does not end in quickly a rise in blood sugar levels. It should also be noted that a usual meal for a diabetic is low in fat (which means that it should not be more than 30% of total calories, which also brings reasonable protein level which means 10-20% of total calories and therefore comprise of several carbohydrates such as grains, vegetables and beans.

Important Points to Remember:

Last but not the least, you must stay alert of the early symptoms of diabetes as well as the risk factors that are related with the illness. By being well informed, you can better judge your personal risk for the illness and better catch early symptoms of the illness. Again, if in doubt, ask your specialist. Making an early diagnosis of pre-diabetes or diabetes can assist you in preventing the long-term damage that diabetes can do. It permits you to make alterations in your life (weight loss, improved diet, exercise) that can assist control diabetes and avoid the death and disability connected with poorly controlled diabetes.

If your loved ones are suffering from such an illness then it is high time to get them cured from a good physician. It is also recommended for the loved ones to accept these individuals and show affection towards them.

Furthermore, proper measures should be taken in order to control mental illness and diabetes correctly. Some specialists even advise some sort of physical and mental exercises to them. Hence, an individual should not undervalue the power of workout; it not only assists to lessen the blood sugar levels but also assists in controlling of the blood pressure.

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Shahana Khatoon

Shahana Khatoon

Shahana is a Senior Content Writer at BeatO and talks about Health. She's one of those women who feels too much and hence try to express all of it through her writings.

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