How Can I Prevent My Hubby And My Kids From Diabetes Which Is Genetic In My Husband's Family?
Diabetes is a multi-factorial disease, which means multiple factors are responsible for development of diabetes. Some of these factors include: Strong family history of diabetes Unhealthy eating habits Lack of exercise Poor lifestyle Stress. So for preventing your hubby and kids from getting diabetes is a challenge as well as a task. However, it is possible to keep them away from developing diabetes if life style changes and dietary changes are followed well for rest of their lives. These changes include: Reduce weight (if they are overweight or obese) Eat a balanced diet (diet, which is low in sugar, low in fats but relatively high in protein) Have small and frequent meals Avoid processed and packed foods Avoid foods that have excess of sugar or fats (sweets, chocolates, ice creams, butter, cheese etc) Adequate sleep for 6-8 hours Maintain BMI under 24 Exercise for about 45 minutes to 1 hour every day (this can include walks, aerobics, power yoga, cycling and gym or muscle training). Dr. Varun Gupta The Editorial Team, 1mg Continue reading >>