Internal medicine specialist or Diabetologist.
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.
Do not compare diet or life styles with other patients. Each Diabetic patient is different and each one needs a targeted personalised treatment approach.
Prefer whole grains with fresh greens, moderate amount of protein, low fat and no added sugar/salt foods. It's important to include different foods in portion control to get balanced nutrition.
Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.Treatment for type 1 diabetes involves insulin injections or the use of an insulin pump.Treatment of type 2 diabetes primarily involves lifestyle changes,along with diabetes medications, insulin or both
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).