If you have diabetes, nutrition and fitness are effective ways to manage blood glucose levels. Eat well-balanced meals and exercising often will keep your numbers stay within a normal range.
Tasty, healthy and diabetes friendly recipes abound throughout our recipe section. Each recipe is labeled so you know which are low fat, or low sodium. This is especially helpful when dealing with additional comorbidities such as obesity, heart-disease or high blood pressure.
Behavior change is a difficult step when it comes to moving toward a healthier state. Food, especially junk food is a powerful addiction that takes behavior modification to avoid falling into the same old-habits that you’ve faced in the past.
What do you eat as part of a healthy well-balanced diet? How do you make better choices and avoid temptation? Find out in our diet section.
Exercise has been proven to lower post-meal blood glucose numbers. Find out where to begin and the best way to manage your numbers with physical activity. Always check with your doctor before beginning any exercise regimen.
If you’re overweight or obese, losing weight can help reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, lower your blood glucose levels and help keep them in check more easily.