How can I lower heart disease risk if I have diabetes?
Prefer foods lower in fats, salt and calories and higher in fiber. Focus on fruits, green vegetables and whole grains. Regular physical activity.
Treatment is either tablets or insulin to control blood sugar levels along with life style modifications (Diet + exercise).
Insulin reduces blood sugar by helping the cells use glucose.
Insulin can be injected into the fat just below your skin with a syringe and needle or a penlike device that hold insulin with a needle attached.