Gestational diabetes mellitus, also known as GDM, is a form of diabetes that is associated with the onset of pregnancy. It is a condition that is reported to affect up to 14% of pregnancies, with symptoms affecting both mother and child. This disease is characterized by hyperglycemia, high blood sugar levels, as a result of […]
Do not skip or miss meals. This can lead to large fluctuations in your blood sugar levels.
Raw red onion was found to be effective at reducing blood sugar in people with diabetes. Glucose readings in type 1 and type 2 diabetics fell and remained lowered for four hours after eating. Aim for 20-25 mg of raw onion daily.
Minimize all sugars – including sugar from fruit. Eat fruits whole, limit fruit intake and avoid fruit juices.
An estimated 8.7 million adult men aged 20 or older in the United States have diabetes, yet a third of them do NOT know they have it
If you take insulin, make sure you eat three regular meals, with snacks in between.
Choose lean meats and whole grains over fatty foods and simple carbohydrates. You will feel the difference in your mood and energy levels.
When it comes to type 2 diabetes, lifestyle changes including diet and exercise, are often more effective than medications in delaying or preventing diabetes.
Keep a record of your weekly physical activity levels, so you can have an honest idea of where you stand, and what you need to improve on.
Losing 5-10 percent of your body weight can prevent, delay or even reverse pre-diabetes. For a 200 pound person, this is just 10-20 pounds!