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
With time, raised blood sugar levels can damage the blood vessels and nerves that control the heart. Additionally, people with diabetes are also more likely to have other conditions that raise the risk for heart disease such as high blood pressure and deranged cholesterol or triglyceride levels.
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.
Itchy skin can be a sign of diabetes especially if other symptoms are also present and blood sugar levels are elevated from prolonged time.
Diabetes may not be reversed in all patients with lifestyle changes but it helps to keep it under control and prevent it's complications.