Regular exercise can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases like diabetes, and other cardiovascular disorders.
If your age is above 30 and diabetic, have health check up regularly which include blood sugar levels (A1C), cholesterol and BP levels.
If you are diabetic, keep track of your blood sugar level. You may want to check one or more times in a day.
If you are diabetic, check your feet everyday for sores, if you are not comfortable consult your doctor.
Powdered cinnamon has the ability to lower blood sugar levels by stimulating insulin activity. It contains bioactive components that can help prevent and fight diabetes. Mix one-half to one teaspoon of cinnamon in a cup of warm water. Drink it daily.
Curry leaves are useful in preventing and controlling diabetes as they have anti-diabetic properties. It is believed that curry leaves contain an ingredient that reduces the rate at which starch is broken down to glucose in diabetics.You can simply chew about 10 fresh curry leaves daily in the morning.
Aloe vera gel helps lower fasting blood glucose levels. It contains phytosterols and it have high fiber content helps the body use glucose effectively and remove excess sugar from the blood.Drink a glass of aloe vera juice prepared with up to 2 tablespoons of aloe gel twice a day to help regularize insulin flow and lower blood glucose levels naturally.
Apples are high in soluble fiber, vitamin C and antioxidants. They also contain pectin that helps detoxify the body and remove harmful waste products as well as lowers the insulin requirements of diabetics by up to 35%.
Regular consumption of papayas can prevent atherosclerosis and diabetic heart disease. Papayas are an excellent source of vitamins A, C and E, all very powerful antioxidants. Papayas are also a good source of fiber, which can be very helpful in lowering high cholesterol levels.
Regular sleep of less than 5 hours can lead to hypertension and diabetes. Excess sleep can also lead to diabetes.
Avocado has most of the qualities of buttermilk. An avocado has potassium, vitamin A and E, fibre and folate. Avocado also has polyunstaturated fatty acids. It is known to improve metabolisms as well as good for arthritis, fatigue and diabetes.