If someone is suffering from diabetes, then try to bring the level of sugar in your blood equal to those of people who do not have sugar. So, ask the doctor what should be the level of sugar. Along with this, take all the information related to diabetes from the doctor, like what should be done in diabetes, and what should not be done. What things should be avoided and what should not be avoided? Also, share all the problems related to sugar with the doctor and ask for more solutions.

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  1. What to Do in Diabetes
  2. What Not to Do in Diabetes
  3. Takeaway

Come, let us know what things the patient should pay attention to when he has sugar so that the sugar level remains under control -

Get a body and eyes checkup

Screening for diabetes should be done at least two to four times a year. Apart from this, the body and eyes should also be examined.

During the physical exam, the doctor may ask you about your diet and other activities. Along with this, other complications related to diabetes such as signs of kidney damagenerve damageheart disease, etc. can also be investigated. Apart from this, the eye specialist can also check the retina and cataracts in your eyes.

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Eat a balanced diet to reduce sugar

People suffering from diabetes should take special care of their diet plan. Along with this, low-salt, low-sugar, and low-fat foods should be included in your diet. Apart from this, high-fiber foods such as beans, fruitsvegetables, and cereals should be eaten in maximum quantity. Keep the following things in mind as well -

  • Keep your weight balanced.
  • Keep the amount of sugar in the blood balanced.
  • Prevent diseases of the heart and blood vessels.
  • Ask your doctor to recommend a good dietician who can help you and your family with your diet plan.

If you take insulin, keep the following things in mind -

  • Inject insulin daily.
  • Eat daily in a prescribed quantity and at a fixed time only.
  • Do not forget to eat and in no case if you have taken insulin. If you don't eat after taking insulin, your sugar levels drop too low.

If you do not take insulin, keep the following things in mind -

  • Follow your diet plan properly.
  • Do not forget to eat at any time, especially when you have taken a tablet of sugar. This can cause your sugar level to drop too low.
  • If you do not eat in the morning, it is natural that you will eat more in the afternoon. Therefore, eat your meals in several portions rather than once or twice.

Take daily aspirin if needed in sugar

If you have diabetes and any kind of heart-related disease like a breathing problem, or high BP, then in such a situation the doctor may advise you to take aspirin daily. This reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke. Ask your doctor whether taking a daily aspirin would be right for you.

Also, ask which low-impact or high-impact aspirin would be better for you.

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Get other tests done for diabetes as well

People suffering from diabetes must get tested. Apart from this, it should also be known what is the level of sugar in their blood. Other tests for diabetes are as follows -

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Check sugar to prevent diabetes

You should know how to check your sugar level for diabetes. Apart from this, it should also be known that if the level of sugar in your blood goes too low, then how to detect it. The best way to do this is through a blood test. If its level is too low or too high, consult your doctor. Your doctor may suggest changes to your diet plan, exercise, and medications.

Some people do this test only once a day. While some people do it 3 to 4 times a day. However, doctors recommend this test once before having a meal. This test should be done before sleeping and sometimes even in the middle of the night.

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Exercise for diabetes

Being active and fresh is very good for every human being. If you are diabetic, then exercising will be even better for you. Follow these things to keep yourself fresh -

Staying active is very beneficial for diabetics. That's why people suffering from sugar should exercise daily to stay fit. Exercising has the following benefits -

  • Exercising makes you lose weight. (Read More - Treatment for weight loss)
  • The amount of insulin increases, due to which the level of sugar is normal.
  • Exercising keeps your heart and lungs healthy.
  • Exercising gives you more energy.

But before exercising, do consult your doctor. If you have high BP or any kind of eye problem, then some exercises can be harmful to you like weight lifting. So ask your doctor which exercise would be better for you.

Exercise for at least 30 to 45 minutes three days a week. If you can't do 30 to 45 minutes of exercise, start with 5 to 10 minutes. Also keep in mind that if your sugar level is 100 to 200, then eat an apple or drink a glass of milk before exercising.

If you take insulin, keep the following in mind -

  • Exercise only after eating.
  • Make sure to check the sugar level before and after exercise. If its level is above 240, do not exercise.
  • Do not exercise before sleeping. This can reduce the level of sugar.

If you do not take insulin, keep the following in mind -

  • Be sure to consult a doctor before adopting an exercise routine.
  • If you take any sugar-related tablet, check your sugar level before and after exercise. Its level should be a minimum 70 and a maximum 240.

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Get vaccinated to avoid diabetes

Diabetes is such a problem, which the chances of getting other diseases increase a lot. That's why these diseases can be avoided by getting vaccinated from time to time. Apart from this, do ask your doctor about it.

  • Flu vaccine - Getting the flu vaccine once a year helps protect you against flu infection. Along with this, the ability to fight against other complications of the flu also remains strong.
  • Pneumonia vaccine - Sometimes only one injection (one shot) is needed for pneumonia vaccination. If you are suffering from diabetes and are above 65 years, you may need a booster shot.
  • Hepatitis B vaccine - Hepatitis B vaccine is recommended for adults with diabetes. Apart from this, if you are less than 60 years of age and you have not got any vaccine before then you are advised to get the Hepatitis B vaccine. If you are 60 years of age or older, do not get the hepatitis B vaccine under any circumstances. Talk to your doctor about whether this vaccine is right for you.
  • Other vaccines - keep getting tetanus injections from time to time. However, tetanus injection is given once in 10 years. Apart from this, your doctor can also advise you on other vaccines.

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Reduce sugar by taking medicine daily

To reduce diabetes, taking sugar-normalizing tablets gives relief from sugar. That's why don't forget to take your medicine. You can take the following medicines for diabetes -

  • Dulaglutide (Trilicity)
  • Exenatide (Byetta)
  • Exenatide extended release
  • Liraglutide (Victoza)
  • Pramlintide (Symlin)
  • Semaglutide (Ozemic)
  • Inject insulin if needed - If your body has stopped making insulin or is not making enough insulin, then you can get insulin injections. Most people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes use insulin. Keep in mind that insulin cannot be taken in tablet form. That's why inject yourself with insulin daily. Some people with diabetes take one injection of insulin in a whole day and some people take 2 and some people take more than 2. Do not forget to take insulin injections, even if you are sick.
  • If you do not take insulin, take sugar-lowering tablets - If you do not take insulin, use tablets to lower your sugar. Apart from this, people suffering from diabetes should always follow the advice of their doctor. Along with this, exercise should also be done properly.

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Here you will know what a diabetic patient should not do to control his sugar -

Do not be stressed about diabetes

If you're prone to stress, the easiest way to reduce it is to keep up with your diabetes care and routine. Apart from this, to reduce stress, pay more attention to your work. Apart from this, learn new techniques to reduce stress.

Get plenty of sleep, and think positively. Diabetes care depends on your control. If you are following the right diet, the right treatment, and the cure to reduce diabetes, you will be free from diabetes very soon.

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Do not drink alcohol in diabetes

Drinking alcohol causes the sugar level to be either too low or too high. However, it depends on how much alcohol you are drinking and whether you are drinking on an empty stomach or after a meal. If you drink alcohol, drink in moderation. Women and men above 60 years should not drink alcohol more than once a day, that too in very small quantities. Apart from this, men below 65 years of age should not drink alcohol more than twice a day, that too in very small quantities.

Must have salad or snacks while drinking alcohol. Apart from this, the snacks you are taking with alcohol, also count them in calories. Also keep in mind that after consuming alcohol, the level of sugar in the blood becomes very low. This is especially important for people who take insulin. Avoiding alcohol is the only best way.

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Control blood pressure and cholesterol

High BP damages the blood vessels. High cholesterol further increases the problem of diabetes. This can lead to heart attack and stroke problems.

High blood pressure and cholesterol levels can be controlled by eating a balanced diet, eating less amount of fat, and exercising daily. It takes some time. Apart from this, if required, you can take medicine after consulting a doctor.

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Do not ignore the problem of feet in sugar

High blood sugar levels reduce the level of blood flow and damage the nerves in your feet. Leaving it untreated and ignoring the ulcers can lead to serious infection. Diabetes causes pain and tingling in your feet. Along with this, the sensitivity of the feet also decreases. Ways to avoid foot problems -

  • Wash feet daily with lukewarm water. Apart from this, do not keep your feet in water for a long time. This can cause dryness in the skin of the feet.
  • Dry the feet slowly, especially the toes.
  • Moisturize feet and ankles thoroughly with petroleum jelly and lotion. Do not apply oil or cream on the claws and do not do excessive moisturizing, as it increases the risk of infection.
  • Check the feet daily for infectionblisterspain, redness, and swelling.
  • If you have foot pain or any other problem, which is not getting better quickly, consult your doctor. If you have problems like leg ulcers and pain, then definitely see a doctor.
  • Never walk barefoot inside or outside the house.

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Do not ignore dental health in diabetes

Due to infection in the gums, there can be a problem with diabetes. So brush your teeth at least twice a day with fluoride toothpaste. Apart from this, get the teeth checked by the doctor at least twice a year. If your gums are swollen or bleeding, then definitely see a dentist in this situation.

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Do not smoke in diabetes

Smoking increases the risk of 'type 2' diabetes and other diabetes-related complications. Smoking causes the following problems -

  • There is less blood flow to the legs and lungs, which increases the chances of ulcers.
  • Heart problem.
  • stroke
  • eye disease (which can also lead to blindness)
  • nerve damage
  • kidney disease
  • premature death

If you can't quit smoking, ask your doctor about ways to quit smoking. Apart from this, you should use any other type of tobacco, which is less harmful.

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It is most important to manage it when you have diabetes. In this situation, even a little carelessness can have a heavy toll on health. Therefore, as mentioned in this article, a diabetic patient should pay special attention to all these things. Nutritious things should be included in your diet, exercise should be done daily, stay away from alcohol and most importantly sugar level should be checked regularly. (Read More - Breakfast for Diabetic Patients)

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