Can you inherit type 2 diabetes from a type 1 parent?
Irrespective of type 1 or 2, Diabetes can be inherited and is linked to your family history and genetics but environmental factors also play a role. Not everyone with a family history of diabetes will get it, but you're more likely to develop it if a parent or sibling has it.
Prefer foods lower in fats, sugar and calories and higher in fiber. Focus on fruits, green vegetables and whole grains. Regular physical activity.
Diabetes is a medical condition in which blood sugar levels are uncontrolled leading to complications and hence called as "sugar patients".
Prefer foods lower in fats, sugar/salt and calories and higher in fiber. Focus on fruits, green vegetables and whole grains. Regular physical activity, take medicines and have regular doctors visits.
Physical exercise lowers blood glucose levels and blood pressure, improves blood flow, burns extra calories so you can keep your weight down if needed, improves your mood, can prevent falls and improve memory in older adults, may help you sleep better. Start exercising after speaking to a doctor, start slowly and increase. Few types are walking briskly or hiking, climbing stairs, swimming or a water-aerobics class, dancing, riding a bicycle or a stationary bicycle, taking an exercise class, playing basketball, tennis, or other sports
Foods and drinks with high glycemic index are to be avoided by Diabetic patients. Few foods/drinks are fried foods and other foods high in saturated fat and trans fat, foods high in salt, sweets such as baked goods, candy, and ice cream, beverages with added sugars such as juice, regular soda, and regular sports or energy drinks.