How can you prevent diabetes – tips and facts!

Many people know that diabetes is a chronic disease characterized by high levels of glucose in the blood which is called hyperglycaemia. Diabetes is a disease that remains for the rest of your life and for which there is  no treatment that can cure it. Therefore, those who suffer from it must learn how to cope and live with it.

diabetes2The disease occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or when the body cannot effectively use its own insulin. Almost 50% of people with type 2 diabetes are unaware of their health because the disease is not manifesting itself, complications can occur after approximately 6-7 years after the onset of diabetes.
Insulin is the only hormone that balances the blood sugar levels and causes the glucose to be transferred into cells and be used as an energy source for the body.  For the reason that there is no is healing treatment for diabetes, it is important to adopt a certain lifestyle that can make your living comfortable and uncomplicated.

You can change your lifestyle by making an eating plan with the help of a specialist in diet therapy who will give you a prescribed treatment for diabetes. People must take physical exercise at least 3-4 times a week for 20-40 minutes. Do not smoke, drink alcohol in an abusive way and control your stress carefully.

If you are suffering from diabetes you must frequently check their blood glucose level not only when you are feeling sick but also at certain periods of time. You must try to keep the blood glucose levels within the normal range (80-120 mg/dL). In case it is less than 70 mg/dL or higher than 169 mg/dL you must speak to your doctor. If there is something ambiguous about the glucose level please discuss with your doctor who will review your treatment once again.

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