Diabetes patients do not know how to start controlling diet. Here are seven practical tips for you

For diabetics, maintaining an ideal weight is not only helpful to control blood sugar, but also can reduce the dosage of hypoglycemic drugs in some cases. As the saying goes, it is easier said than done. How should we do it? Here are some tips on diet control for diabetics. Put them away. Step 1 Prepare yourself Find a motivation that will keep you going. For example, imagine that within 5 years, if you follow the current unhealthy lifestyle and the healthy lifestyle, the result will be different from what? Although the income cannot be cashed out immediately, we are not short-sighted either. We have a long-term vision and a bright future. Everyone will encounter setbacks and may be affected Read More …

How to preserve insulin? How do you take it on a trip?

If your family has diabetes, or if you are a diabetes, do you care enough about the correct use of insulin? Now let’s accept the challenge. Please listen to the question: The insulin pen equipped with insulin refill should be kept after opening: Do you think it is easy to answer before you see the question? Do you take it for granted that you can put it in the refrigerator? But how many degrees should it be? Is there any difference before and after opening? How? 1. Before opening: As require in that instructions, Unopened insulin is generally required to be kept in refrigerators at 2 ℃ ~ 8 ℃, Until the expiry date, And placed away from the freezer Read More …

Diabetic osteoporosis, a headache [double killer]

Dr. Clove has talked a lot about the harm of diabetes, but he has mentioned more about the effects of diabetes on kidney, fundus, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases before. For example, in our previous articles, we have mentioned diabetic nephropathy, fundus diseases, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, diabetic foot, etc. In fact, there is also a chronic complication of diabetes that occurs in the skeletal system, with great harm, disability and high mortality rate, which is the main cause of long-term pain and dysfunction of body bones in diabetic patients. It is diabetic osteoporosis that cannot be underestimated. Osteoporosis is no stranger to people. Dr. Clove has introduced osteoporosis in detail before. Click here to view the album Osteoporosis. But is Read More …

Ten Healthy Foods Suitable for Diabetes Mellitus Patients

Foods suitable for diabetics should not only provide high-quality and balanced nutrition, but also help control blood sugar. Can the healthy foods mentioned in the list of various healthy foods enter the diet of diabetics? Dr. Clove combined the recommendations of the American Diabetes Association and the dietary guidelines for Chinese residents to recommend the following ten healthy foods for diabetics. Of course, for healthy people, the following foods can also be eaten in large quantities. 1. Whole grains and products Unlike refined grains (flour and rice) such as white rice and flour, whole grains (coarse grains) contain three major parts of grains: endosperm, germ and bran, and have more comprehensive nutrition. Whole grains include stem rice, barley, oat, corn, Read More …

Can eating balsam pear treat diabetes?

Rumors about [eating XX food] can cure [XX disease] emerge one after another. In those days, Zhang Wuben’s theory of [mung bean curing all diseases] had already fallen to the ground. Recently, there have been many statements such as “eating balsam pear and okra to cure diabetes”. Tracing back to the source, This is closely related to the belief in [dietotherapy] rooted in people’s hearts. The so-called [medicine divides three poison], In the face of the threat of disease, People are eager for a kind of popular food in nature to meet the dual needs of feeding and curing diseases at the same time. The dietotherapy myth existing in the novel is in < < Condor Hero > >, The Read More …

Diabetes | How to Self-Test the Risk of Diabetic Foot

Who is prone to diabetic foot Diabetic friends may as well do a self-test, The more they match, The more we should be alert to the occurrence of diabetic foot. The history of diabetes is very long. The control of blood sugar is always not very good. Doctors diagnose diabetes, peripheral neuropathy, atherosclerosis, diabetic retinopathy, diabetic kidney damage, bone deformity of feet, often wearing inappropriate shoes and suddenly interrupting the treatment of diabetic feet. If there are more than 5 items in male patients with long cocoons, Then, the greater the risk of diabetic foot for diabetic patients. If you only have one match, Don’t think you have no possibility of getting sick, If you don’t pay attention, There is Read More …

The blood sugar level is on the high side and does not meet the standard of diabetes?

Friends often ask, doctor, my blood sugar is on the high side, but it seems that I have not reached the standard of diabetes. What should I do? Most of these friends are found during physical examination. During physical examination, the fasting blood glucose level is usually measured. When the fasting blood glucose level is higher than 6.1 mmol/L and lower than 7.0 mmol/L, the doctor will tell you: [Your blood glucose level is too high! ] In fact, this kind of blood sugar level is [critical] diabetes. Will [Critical Type] Change to [Diabetes]? [Critical Type] refers to a state between [healthy person] and [diabetes]. Some people, after learning of their [critical type], are glad that they do not have Read More …

What misconceptions about blood sugar control have you been fooled by?

We know that poor blood sugar control will bring many adverse effects, such as increasing the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, and easily leading to obesity and various complications. Therefore, everyone is responsible for controlling blood sugar. However, in life, there are many rumors and misunderstandings. Let’s take a look first. What have you heard? Myth 1: As long as you don’t eat sweet food, The blood sugar response will be lower. Sweet sugar will raise blood sugar. But starch without sweetness will also become glucose after digestion. Therefore, All starchy foods, Such as rice, flour, coarse cereals, potatoes, It is also possible to raise blood sugar. Myth 2: Diabetics should pay attention to choosing sugar-free products. Read More …

If you want good blood sugar, these practical skills should be known!

1. Drink less sugary drinks. 2. Fruit can still be eaten, just eat it in moderation. 3. It is recommended that you eat fresh fruits instead of freshly squeezed juice. 4. Snacks other than the main meal are recommended to be eaten two hours after or before the meal, not next to the meal time. How and how much do you eat common foods? Try to choose [glycemic index] < 55, higher than this number, you should eat less. Recommended foods include vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans and dairy products. Please see the following articles for details: > > > Calculate your blood sugar load and eat at ease < < < 6. Cooking oil, vegetable oil is better than Read More …

Are diabetics addicted to insulin?

In the treatment of diabetes, there are too many misconceptions about insulin, and many advertisements for ill-intentioned drugs even sell “farewell to insulin”. Today, Dr. Clove answered all the questions that everyone cared about. Is insulin addictive? Many patients will ask: Will insulin be dependent and addictive? Dr. Clove can responsibly tell you: Insulin itself is a hormone normally secreted by the human body. There is no dependence on insulin. Also not addictive. In some patients with acute pancreatitis, insulin secretion is also affected, and insulin is also needed to control blood sugar during treatment. After the pancreatitis recovers, insulin is no longer needed, which is the best evidence that insulin is not dependent. Insulin is only used in the Read More …