Diabetes can be a perplexing condition to manage. It takes time and effort because you need to keep in mind so many factors—diet, medication, exercise, stress and so on. You have to do everything it takes to keep your blood glucose levels in the anticipated range, and this is an endless balancing act.
1. Don’t panic
2.Fix medication reminders
3. See your doctor regularly
4. Take care of your feet meticulously
5. Eat healthily
Fiber-rich foods such as whole grains, cereals, beans, lentils, fresh fruits and vegetables should cover the majority of your diet. Avoid consuming refined sugar and grains, fried foods, full-fat dairy and fatty cuts of meat. If your diet is on track you won’t have to continuously worry about maintaining your glucose levels.
Download a calorie tracking mobile app to log in every food item you consume. It will help you keep track of your macronutrients which will help you determine if you’re consuming too much of something you shouldn’t or too little of something you should.