What foods can diabetics eat freely without any risk?
Prefer foods lower in fat and calories and higher in fiber. Focus on fruits, green vegetables and whole grains.
Chronic health conditions such as Diabetes have the potential to cause stress, fear & anxiety and depression in the patient, it can be more when the patient is a child. Hence, take steps to recognise and cope these feelings - acknowledge your child's feelings, encourage active health care, build independence, help kids find their strengths, correct their misconceptions, positive reinforcements from friends & teachers, enroll in Diabetes support groups and counselling.
Hyperinsulinemia increases the risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease and decreases health span and life expectancy. In epidemiological studies, high-dose insulin therapy is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
Any food with added sugar can cause increase in sugar level, waist circumference, body fat and also effect insulin sensitivity / secretion.
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