Your life with Type 2 Diabetes
Understanding your body better and making it better.
Type 2 Background
Recomendations towards your diet
Keeping track and monitoring your blood sugar
Changing your Lifestyle
Staying fit helps control your diabetes
Researchers have found that people who exercise regularly have:
- Lower blood glucose levels
- Lower blood pressure
- Better cholesterol levels
- Improved ability to use insulin
- Decreased risk of stroke
- Decreased risk of heart disease
- Stronger bones
- Less chance of falling
- Easier weight loss
- Less body fat
- More energy
- Reduced stress levels
Professionals that help/assist you.
A dietitian can help you understand healthy meal planning. You need to know what kinds of food to eat, how much to eat, and when to eat to keep your body healthy.
A mental health professional can help you if you are having trouble accepting your diabetes or your diabetes treatment
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Voice of the Diabetic. Retrieved from https://nfb.org/images/nfb/publications/vod/vodsum0511.htm