Do you have your blood glucose upside down and don’t know how to control it? Here are some tips to prevent diabetes from getting worse.
I’m sure your doctor has given you a thousand and one recommendations to get your glucose under control, right? However, sometimes this is not enough and it gets out of control. As there is nothing better than your own experience, in this article we give you 4 tips that have worked for us to prevent diabetes from getting worse and to keep glucose at normal levels. Let’s get started!
Pay attention to the symptoms
If you want to prevent diabetes from getting worse, you must pay close attention to the symptoms that you have. You may be wondering why. Well, because they are the first ones to tell you when something is wrong. If you pay attention to them, you will be able to detect unexpected situations in time. And, also, act against them. For example, sugar highs or lows.
This will help you avoid major complications.
Create healthy habits
Habits are the base of proper glucose control. Without them, everything else falters. I’m sure you’ve heard this a hundred times before.
The first habit you need if you want to keep your diabetes from getting worse is exercise. But don’t worry, you don’t have to become an olympic athlete yourself. Just do some physical activity. Enough to avoid a sedentary lifestyle.
Combine this with a healthy diet. You”ll notice how your state of health improves.
Besides feeling better physically, your glucose will also make it easier for you. You will be able to control it better and it will have less abrupt variations.
Plan your diet
How important it is to organize meals well and eat all kinds of food! When you have diabetes, what you eat has a lot to do with how well (or bad) your blood glucose is.
Have you ever tried meal planning? Probably not. But, trust me, it does a lot more good than you think. If you make a meal plan, you’ll know in advance exactly what to eat and how it’s going to affect your blood sugar, so you’ll have your glucose under control for the biggest part.
Although it may seem uncomfortable at first, you will see how your body will thank you for it in the long run.
Measuring yourself a lot
Although we repeat it over and over again in every article on the blog, we’re going to do it one more time: you have to measure your glucose a lot. And you may wonder why. Well, for the same reason why you should pay attention to the symptoms: it helps you to act in time.
These four points you have read in the article will make the difference between complicated and controlled diabetes. Plus, you’ll prevent your diabetes from getting worse, too.
Remember that if any of this is hard for you, Cori makes it much easier. It reminds you when to measure yourself, when to eat… Without even realizing it, you will develop habits and behaviors that will help you a lot with your glucose. Are you up for it?
People with diabetes are especially vulnerable to the dangers of colds and the flu, but there are things you can do to control your symptoms and avoid getting sick in the first place. You may maintain your health even when you’re feeling under the weather by constantly monitoring your blood sugar levels, staying hydrated, getting enough of rest, and adhering to your diabetes management plan. Additionally, you may lower your risk of getting sick and safeguard yourself from any problems by maintaining proper cleanliness, being vaccinated, and generally maintaining good health. Make sure to discuss any worries you may have with your healthcare team for advice and support if you have diabetes and are worried about managing colds and the flu.
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