To ensure a long and healthy life it's important to prevent these conditions developing by paying attention to the following diabetes guide to healthy living.
Exercise on a regular basis , Various activities such as walking, swimming, dancing or cycling, will help keep your weight at an ideal level and assist in keeping blood sugar levels under control. Please check with your physician before engaging in any strenuous activity such as jogging or aerobics.
Stay away from smoking and alcohol, Smoking should be completely avoided since it greatly increases the risk of many health problems, including damage to the blood vessels. With high blood sugar you often run the risk of circulation problems and smoking greatly increases the risk.
Drink alcohol in moderation, It is inadvisable to drink on an empty stomach since this can cause hypoglycemia.Excessive alcohol also contributes to high blood pressure. Please be sure to check your blood sugar levels on a regular basis before and after you drink alcohol to see how it affects you.
Maintain a healthy diet, A healthy diet is essential to not only combating this disease but living a long and healthy life. This should include regular meals that are low in fat and high in fiber, such as fruit, vegetables and pulses (beans, lentils and peas).