What precaution should a diabetic patient take?
Prefer low GI index foods like vegetables, lentils and avoid fried foods and foods rich in fat, carbohydrates and sugar. Keep an eye on your glucose levels.
Diagnosed when fasting blood sugar of 126 mg/dl or more, post prandial blood sugar of 200 or more with glycated hemoglobin of 6.5% or more.Treatment is either tablets or insulin to control blood sugar levels along with life style modifications (Diet + exercise).
Sometimes early delivery may be recommended because the baby is large.
Insulin is a harmone that regulates the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and protein by promoting the absorption of glucose from the blood
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