Thursday, February 23, 2012

If I have diabetes, how should I adjust my diet and lifestyle to help keep it under control?

First, always seek (and take) advice from your doctor and/or dietitian. Because no two people have identical metabolism, food preferences, cultures or nutritional requirements, personalised professional advice is essential.
So the advice provided in this answer applies only generally--if you have diabetes, alterations to your diet and lifestyle need to be tailored by your health professional to your individual needs.

The overall goal in treating diabetes is to maintain health and quality of life. The main dietary and lifestyle elements of this strategy will be:

(i) keep blood glucose levels in the range 4-8 mmol/L, and as stable as possible--continually high blood glucose levels increase the risk of complications including heart disease, blindness, kidney disease, and limb amputations; Read more...

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