Living with diabetes can be uncomfortable and stressful. The more education you have about managing your diabetes, the better shape you will be in. Tips like those laid out here can help you to do just that.
Make your life easier and more organized by doing everything the same way every time. Keep your insulin close to you and store it in the same spot every night. Doing everything according to a set schedule and organizing your supplies will make treating your diabetes less taxing.
Put some walnuts in your salad to add some extra nutrition. Walnuts are a source of monosaturated fats. These fats make it easier for cells to receive insulin, making walnuts an easy way to fight back against diabetes. They also contain antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, minerals, and vitamins, plus they give you a major energy boost and taste great!
If you have diabetes, be extremely careful when having a pedicure done. Diabetes can increase your risks of getting foot infections. Make sure the tools are clean, and be extremely careful if you cut yourself.
Ketchup, pop, and other sweets contain this item. That is why it is necessary to read the food labels, and return it to the shelf when you know that it contains corn syrup. In Canada this item is labeled as “glucose/fructose”.
Introduce more fiber into your diet so you can lower your risk of developing diabetes. Choose whole wheat and whole grain foods over their processed counterparts, like white bread, which have a dangerously high glycemic index. It has been widely researched and reported that those who eat a good portion of whole grains will have a lower chance of developing diabetes.
The management techniques you learned in this article can help you keep diabetes under control and improve your quality of life. Be mindful of the fact that this article is only the tip of the iceberg of diabetes knowledge that you can find, so keep your eyes peeled for opportunities for further learning.