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What is Diabetes? Types , Symptoms, Prevention and Diabetes Diet

Diabetes is when your glucose or blood sugar levels are higher or lower than normal. Both conditions have different symptoms. The flu, cold or other sudden illness can cause higher blood sugar levels. You should have to learn the difference between both conditions so that you can control the severity of disease when it will happen to you at home. Insulin and other diabetes medications can cause low blood sugar level.

You can avoid blood sugar problems with the instructions of your doctor on the use of insulin and diabetes medicine, diet and exercise. More ever you can check your sugar level at home by some specific device. If you feel a low blood sugar level then you can control it by eating some kind of food with high sugar or by taking medicine. But the important thing is that you should keep your sugar level at the target range.

Symptoms of High Blood Sugar

High blood sugar occurs when a patient eats too much food but has too little insulin to regulate their blood sugar. Stress is also the cause of diabetes. But you should aware the symptoms of high blood sugar that are as follows.

  1. Frequent urination
  2. Nausea
  3. Drowsiness
  4. Extreme hunger or thirst
  5. Blurring of eyes

Symptoms of Low Blood Sugar

Low blood sugar occurs when a patient does not take enough food or has too much insulin within his body. The symptoms of low blood sugar are as follows.

  1. Fast heartbeat
  2. Anxiety
  3. Sweating
  4. Shaking
  5. Extreme hunger
  6. Dizziness
  7. Irritability
  8. Weakness and tiredness

Here we have some proper diet for sugar patients through which you can keep your blood sugar level at target condition.

Eat cooked, raw or roasted vegetables

Use vegetables in your food as you can with having low-carb like mushrooms, onions, eggplant, tomatoes, Brussels sprouts, and low-carb squashes, like zucchini.

Try to eat them mixing with low-fat dressings, hummus, salsa, and guacamole or cooked with different seasonings such rosemary, garlic, or cayenne pepper.

Greens

Leave your regular salad and make changes in your meal, try some greenish like kale, spinach, and chard.

More ever make crunchy chips of kale leaves with roasted it in the oven, or cook them with roasted vegetables to add texture and serve them with a little protein like salmon.

Low-calorie Drinks

Drinking more water is no-doubt very important for health, but if we add some extra healthy flavors, it becomes more interesting. Take a lemon, cut it into two pieces and put it into your drinking glass. You can try it by mixing it in your tea.

Lemon drink will help to fill you up so you don’t need other foods when you are hungry.

Melon or berries

Melon and berries both have just 15 grams of carbs. It is expensive but it consists of a high amount of nutrients, the fiber that keep your body healthy.

You can use melon and berries with plain yogurt or you can put them into the ice cubes.

Whole-grain, Higher-fiber Foods

Fill up your kitchen with these and avoid overeating or choosing the wrong foods. You can use dried beans, lentils and peas. You can also use corn salsa and black bean with your raw vegetables.

According to study “these foods have carbs, but they have interesting flavors (that helps keep you satisfied)”.

A Little Fat

Choose some fatty foods like olive oil and fishes, etc. According to study “the fat from the fishes serves as a dressing for the salad”.

Protein

It is recommended by Powers that you should use yogurt, eggs, cottage cheese and lean meats in your daily meal. According to study “peanut butter on a celery stick is a good fat and protein mix for a healthy satisfying snack”.

As a result, we found that our eating plan should not be boring. It should include the foods with the balance of carbohydrates.

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