Type 1 Diabetes

By: Jeremy Mercer

Background and Healthy Diets

Type 1 Diabetes

Your body no longer makes insulin or enough insulin because the body's immune system, which normally protects you from infection by getting rid of bacteria, viruses, and other harmful substances, has attacked and destroys the cells that makes insulin.

Diabetic Diets

Eat fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes (beans and peas), and low-fat dairy products.

some fiber rich foods are whole wheat flour and wheat bran. some heart healthy fish are cod, tuna, halibut, salmon, mackerel, sardines, and blue fish.

Monitoring Exercise and Monitoring blood sugar

Recommendations for exercise

You should recommend an exercise buddy to help you keep moving. Decide how you will track your physical activity. staying fit helps with your glucose by staying in target range. It helps the hormone insulin absorb glucose into all your body cells, including your muscles for energy.

Ways to monitor blood sugar

  • injections of insulin
  • taking medicines by mouth
  • making healthy food choices
  • being physically active
  • controlling blood pressure levels
Bio medical professionals that could assist you

  • primary care doctor
  • dietitian
  • diabetes educator
  • eye doctor
  • foot doctor
  • dentist
  • exercise trainer