What are the diet tips for diabetes care?
Choose healthier carbohydrates. All carbs affect blood glucose levels so it's important to know which foods contain carbohydrates.Eat less salt,eat less red and processed meat,eat more fruit and vegetables,choose healthier fat.Cut down on added sugar.Be smart with snacks.
Foods to avoid include fried foods and other foods high in saturated fat/ trans fat, foods high in salt, sweets such as baked goods/ candy/ ice cream, beverages with added sugars such as juice/soda/sports or energy drinks.
Increased risk of Heart attack/ Angina/ Stroke, Nerve damage, Kidney damage, Gastroparesis (Nausea/ vomiting) Diarrhea or constipation, Eye damage - blindness, Increased risk of cataract and glaucoma, Foot damage/ amputations, Skin infections, Increased risk of Alzheimer's disease/ Depression/ Hearing impairment.
Diabetes when uncontrolled can cause sudden increase in blood sugar level causing an emergency called Diabetic ketoacidosis which can be life threatening if not treated in time. Also, long standing Diabetes may lead to organ damage which can be fatal.
The pancreas,produces insulin. Insulin production is regulated based on blood sugar levels and other hormones in the body.