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Fruits To Avoid In Diabetes Type 2

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If you have type 2 diabetes, it's important to look after your own health and wellbeing, with support from those involved in your care. Caring for your health will make treating your diabetes easier and minimise your risk of developing complications of diabetes. Self care for type 2 diabetes includes: maintaining good physical and mental health preventing illness or accidents effectively dealing with minor ailments and long-term conditions. Your diabetes care team As type 2 diabetes is a long-term condition, you'll be in regular contact with your diabetes care team. Your GP or diabetes care team will also need to check your eyes, feet and nerves regularly because they can also be affected by diabetes. You should also be tested regularly – at least once a year – to check how well your diabetes is being controlled over the long term. A blood sample will be taken from your arm, and the HbA1c test will be carried out. It measures how much glucose is in the red blood cells, and gives your blood glucose levels for the previous two to three months. Lifestyle changes Healthy eating Eating a healthy, balanced diet is very important if you have diabetes. However, you don't need to avoid Continue reading >>

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  1. MainePam

    My husband has always had sweaty feet so bad his socks are wet. Any one else have problem? Anyone know of anything that will help ??

  2. Warren

    Is he diabetic?? if so type 1 or type 2 and what meds is he taking??? hard to give you advice if we don't know more about hubby! Warren

  3. sharer

    As a post-script to warren's,does your husband's palms also sweat and are moist?
    Mind is a myth,thought is your enemy,no way out!

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