Tips to Help Manage Type 2 Diabetes:
Diabetes is a disease characterized by high blood sugar levels.
Diabetes type 2 is a lifestyle disorder and can be completely reversed by making lifestyle changes.
So, here are few suggestive lifestyle changes that can help you control diabetes better.
1. Take small steps: let’s start by walking
Start walking one mile, at least three times a week. To make walking a permanent habit, focus one at time to increase your chances. So, keep walking the walk, one step at a time. Make it SMART
T- TIME BOUND
BEING SMART HELPS YOU ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS.
2. THINK SMALL- Losing as little as 2 to 5% of your total body weight can do big things, for your health such as improving blood sugar and blood pressure control. Every gm lost takes you closer to your goal( Healthy life). So keep losing.
“ Slow and steady wins the race”
3. Drink more water: Water is good for you. High blood sugars can make your mouth dry. Sip water throughout the day. It raises your metabolic rate and therefore helps with weight control. Its also a great thirst quencher that will keep you well hydrated.
4. Get enough quality sleep.
Getting good quality sleep feels best and is vital for good health. Poor habits of sleeping and lack of rest might affect blood sugar levels and increase the type 2 diabetes risk and insulin sensitivity. They will also promote weight gain and increase appetite.