Is drinking water good for diabetics?
Yes, diabetics need to drink enough water to prevent dehydration. Dehydration leads to release of a hormone named, vasopressin which stimulates liver and increases blood sugar levels. So, inorder to prevent this diabetics need to drink enough water daily.
While some forms of fruit, like juice or processed, can be bad for diabetes. Whole fruits like berries, citrus, apricots, and yes, even apples can be good for your HBA1C and overall health, fighting inflammation, normalizing your blood pressure, and more.
Yes, diabetics can consume apple in fresh form in moderation. Avoid canned or in juice forn.
Post eating blood sugar (2 hours) is normal only when it is less than 140 mg/dl. Any reading from 140 - 200 is considered as Pre-diabetes and lifestyle modifications such as diet and exercise must be started. Any reading above 200 is considered as Diabetes which needs medications in addition to life style modifications.
Research suggests that green tea, turmeric tea, hibiscus tea, cinnamon tea, lemon balm tea, chamomile tea, and black tea may improve insulin sensitivity and offer impressive antidiabetic effects. Hence, they can be included in diet. Milk sugars are carbohydrates, particularly lactose, is not good but milk fats are good for diabetes. Hence, you may consume milk seperately in moderation but it is better to not add in tea.