Are you worried seeing your latest Diabetes A1C test result? Have the reports constantly been pointing towards a higher side despite medications? Then this article might just prove to be helpful for you. In this article you get to know how to manage diabetes in India & across other parts of world.
<A> Alert and Control Thy Blood-Sugar Level:
Diabetes is majorly about the imbalance in blood-sugar levels caused by no or lesser amounts of Insulin secreted from pancreas in the human body. It might also be caused by the body not being responsive towards Insulin produced in the body. Blood, being one of the crucial fluids within the body, can adversely affect many different body organs and thereby body functions if the blood-sugar level is higher or lower than the permissible limit. For maintaining the same, the first step is to get the A1C test done regularly and following the right procedure. Keeping a track of A1C test results can be an important guide towards better diabetes management. Also, for effectively controlling blood-sugar levels, apart from medicines, one can take Ensure Diabetes Care. It is scientifically formulated to act on slow-release energy system so as to manage proper blood-sugar level.1
<B> Balance the Blood Pressure
Ideally the blood pressure of human body should be 120/80 mm Hg. But in the case of a person living with diabetes, the prevalence of high blood pressure may pose an added threat to the well-being. A combination of high blood pressure and Type-2 diabetes can lead to heart attack, kidney related disease & stroke.2 To control blood pressure give up sedentary lifestyle and indulge in different activities like swimming or light exercises.
<C> Cut the Cholesterol
As a diabetic, it is suggested to take extra care of your cholesterol levels. Understanding the good and bad divide in cholesterol becomes more crucial for people with diabetes. Low Density Lipid (LDL) is the bad component of the cholesterol while High Density Lipid (HDL) is good and required for the body. Triglycerides are another kind of fat component which is present. However, high level of triglycerides and low levels of HDL may pose a risk of heart attack. This situation is further serious for both, diabetic adults and children.3 Eating healthy and physical fitness is the key to cutting the cholesterol. Also, Ensure Diabetes Care helps in supporting heart health along with controlling blood-sugar level. One can take it as a mid-meal snack. My family member who is a diabetic usually takes it post-dinner.
<D> Stop Smoking & Limit Alcohol
Smoking does exactly what bad cholesterol does to the heart. It blocks the blood vessels and it also further decreases the HDL. This increases the probability of occurrence of heart attack & strokes.4 Alcohol too should be limited as it leads to increase in triglycerides, thereby giving rise to hypertension.
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I am a caregiver myself. Having seen a close family member being diabetic, I feel it is my responsibility to spread awareness on how to manage diabetes in India & other countries of the world which have diabetes as a prevalent disease. If you found this information helpful then do share and drop a comment.