How Should You Manage Your Diabetes During a Chronic Illness (Like Cancer or Heart Disease)
How Should You Manage Your Diabetes During a Chronic Illness (Like Cancer or Heart Disease)

Controlling Your Blood Sugar and Cholesterol

  • Can help prevent or delay diabetes related complications, like heart disease, amputation, etc.
  • Prevention means:
    • Following a healthy diet
    • Eating less fat
    • Taking alcohol in moderation,
  • Being physically active or exercising daily

Preventing Complications

  • To prevent or delay diabetic-related complications you need to:
  • Control your blood sugar and HbA1c
  • Keep cholesterol and blood fats normal
  • Maintain normal blood pressure
  • Exercise according to your doctors recommendation


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