What Problems Diabetes can cause?
Diabetes is one of the most prevalent diseases in our
country. This disease does not spare any people of any age ,
ethnicity, social status , gender.
To be able to live a fulfilling life with diabetes HOLISTIC APPROACH is the way.
First among these are the lifestyle changes which includes exercise , dietary precautions , abstinence from addiction .
American diabetes association recommends atleast 30 minutes
of physical activities that increase the heart rate atleast 5 days
It is important to design exercise routine which is attainable ,
enjoyable , sustainable . Walking is one of the easiest option to
start with . Start slow , do not overexert yourself and make
small goals that are achievable.
Later you can add variety of option like aerobic exercises , yoga
asanas , strength training etc but under proper supervision.
BENEFITS OF EXERCISE:
Blood Sugar Levels
Endurance Muscle Tone
Consult your doctor before beginning any exercise program .
Monitor blood sugar levels regularly.
Type 1 diabetes patients should test for ketones in their urine.
Extra carbohydrates can be consumed if pre exercise blood
sugar levels than 100 mg/dl.
Beware & watchful for symptoms of hypoglycemia.
In case of any symptom stop exercise & consult your doctor.