Can lifestyle changes reverse diabetes?
Diabetes may not be reversed in all patients with lifestyle changes but it helps to keep it under control and prevent it's complications.
Persistent high sugars increase the risk of organ damage and complications of Diabetes mellitus. Sometimes, patient may even land up in emergency such as diabetic ketoacidosis.
Diabetes is condition for which exact cause is unknown. But being unhealthy interms of obesity and other comorbid conditions increase the risk of developing diabetes, there are other causes such as family history/ presence of autoantibodies/ polycystic ovarian syndrome etc which increase the risk.
Glucose should only be given to Diabetic patients when they are in hypoglycemic state i.e., when the blood sugar levels have dropped below normal range and patient is symptomatic.
Peanut is low glycemic index if it does not contain added sugar or fat. It is high in calories, hence should be taken in moderation.