Are pineapples good for diabetes type 2?
Pineapple may offer amazing health benefits but it is not a good choice for diabetics. Pineapple is a medium GI fruit. Foods with low GI (glycemic index) are considered best for diabetics. Carbs can also contribute to high blood sugar
All kids and teens with type 1 diabetes need to take insulin so that glucose can get from their blood into their cells for energy.
Diabetic retinopathy is a condition caused by high blood sugar due to diabetes. Over time, having too much sugar in your blood can damage your retina the part of your eye that detects light.
If we swallowed insulin the digestive enzymes in our stomach would break it down before reaching our bloodstream. Therefore, at this time, all insulin must be injected into our body.
Weight loss should be gradual and healthy with strict diet control, balanced nutritious meals and regular physical activity.
Symptoms and signs include decreased urine output, fluid retention causing swelling in your legs/ ankles or feet, shortness of breath, fatigue, confusion, nausea, weakness, irregular heartbeat, chest pain or pressure and seizures or coma in severe case. Most commom causes include Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Glomerulonephritis, Interstitial nephritis, Polycystic kidney disease, Prolonged urine obstruction from stones or enlarged prostate, Vesicoureteral reflex, Recurrent Pyelonephritis. Treatement is based on the cause.