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Tips for living a healthier, happier life with diabetes

Tips for living a Healthier, Happier Life with Diabetes

Q:Ive heard that because I have type 2 diabetes, my risk for heat attack is the same as th at of some who's already had a heart attack.  Is this true?
A:  Yes.  That's because diabetes is itself a risk factor for heart disease and stroke.  Over time, high blood sugar levels can promote the buildup of fatty deposits on blood vessel walls, hampering circulation and hardening arteries.  Also, many people with diabetes have a family history of heart disease, which ups their heart attack risk.  While you cant change those things, you can work on controlling your blood sugar, weight, blood pressure and cholesterol.  Speak with your healthcare team to create a realistic plan. 
-Susan Weiner, RD, MS, CDE, CDN,

Q: I've heard bread crumbs aren't good for blood sugar levels.  Is this true?  What are some healthy substitutes I can use when cooking?
A:  Since bread crumbs are refined carbs, they can cause your blood sugar to spike.  If you want a crunchy crust that's carb-free, try nuts.  Coat meats, fish or veggies in crushed almonds or walnuts.  But remember:  If you're frying your food in oil, be sure to calculate the calories of the oil, as nuts will absorb the cooking oil.  Better yet, don't fry- Bake!
-Gerald Bernstein, MD

8 Comments to Tips for living a healthier, happier life with diabetes:

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resumewritinggroup.com on Friday, December 14, 2018 7:14 AM
Some belief that having diabetes can mean an early death, and they are right, however, this does not necessarily mean that you cannot do anything to prevent that. While diabetes is one of the most deadly diseases, it is also important to understand that there are serious medications to counteract the effects of it. If you have diabetes, do not immediately lose hope. You should consult your doctor, let your families and love ones know, and ask for God's blessing.

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I don't need these tips. I am lucky because I don't have diabetes.
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