What is Diabetes?
To answer that, you first need to understand the role of in your body. When you eat, your body turns food into sugars, or glucose. At that point, your pancreas is supposed to release .
serves as a “key” to open your cells, to allow the glucose to enter – & allow you to use the glucose for energy. But with diabetes, this system does not work.
Several major things can go wrong – causing the onset of diabetes. Type 1 & Type 2 diabetes are the most common forms of the disease, but there are also other kinds, such as gestational diabetes, which occurs during pregnancy, as well as other forms.
In short, Diabetes is deficit health condition which will remain with the individual for the lifetime.
Tips for Managing Diabetes
Managing diabetes is a challenge every day. There are so Many variables to keep in mind – food, exercise, stress, general health, etc. One of the most challenging parts of diabetes management is the fact that patients have to make so many decisions — every day — on their own. How many carbohydrates are in this meal? How much should I take? What adjustments do I need to make? Keeping blood sugar levels in the desired range is a constant balancing act.
• Exercise regularly
• See your doctor monthly
• Test your blood with other work-up periodically
• Follow diet as advised by nutritionist
• Observe the changes as we treat you
• Mentally prepare yourself
• Do not change medicines or stop without consulting
• Do not miss HBA1C
• Do not continue diet, exercise or drugs which the body does not permit
• Do not change your diets on your own
• Do not attempt to reduce weight as one may think losing weight can help them get rid of Diabetes easily
• Do not feel depressed, it’s not just you in the whole world