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Treat Diabetes in 12 Easy Steps




Diabetes whenever left untreated leads to a lot of complications. Few of the complications are cardiopathy, sightlessness, nephropathy, amputation and nerve damage. Is there any way to prevent these complications? Luckily the answer is yes, there is a way.
Diabetics have the ability to care and control their diabetes which could be controlled with proper knowledge and education of diabetes. A diabetic (type 1 or type 2) can modify his living style and start living a standard life by just following the below mentioned 12 simple and easy to follow steps:-
01) Bound the consumption of carbohydrates in every meal.




02) Avoid eating more than 45 grams of carbohydrates in every meal.
03) Consume around 25 grams of total carbohydrate in each snack and blend it with an unsaturated fat or a lean protein such as fruit with low fat cheese or yogurt with nuts.
04) Administer the consumption of carbohydrates equally throughout the day to avoid drops in blood sugar.
05) Consume foods that are slowly digested examples are oatmeal, brown rice whole grain bread etc.
06) Test the blood sugar levels prior to taking meals and at least 2 hours after meal to measure whether your body can deal the quantity of your carbohydrate consumption.
07) Target for the following results while testing the sugar levels twice i.e. before taking meal (Fasting) 90-127 mg/dl and 2 hours after meal below 180 mg/dl.
08) Eat after every three to four hours to keep your metabolic process functioning well.




09) The break between two meals should be a minimum of 2 hours.
10) Go regularly for the HbA1C test and aim for below 6%. This test states the average blood glucose level of the last 3 months.
11) Exercise minimum 5 days a week for at least 30 minutes a day as physical exercise helps insulin in its effective working.
12) Visiting your doctor regularly so that he may adjust your medication, exercising pattern, diet plan according to your body requirements.
There is no magic tablet or secret recipes to cure diabetes. You've the full control in your own hands the food, exercise, medication and strain level. You just have to learn to use these 12 easy steps and by complying to the above mentioned twelve steps you will be able to care and fine tune your diabetes and if decently abided you may even reverse your diabetes.
So just don't allow diabetes to take control of your life when you are the in charge.
Author has created a website http://www.helpondiabetes.com which aims at helping diabetics and had been writing about the changing trends and lifestyles of Diabetics.

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