November marks Diabetes awareness month so it seemed like a perfect opportunity to post on this topic. People diagnosed with diabetes are often told to be on a “diabetic diet”. But the dietary management of diabetes is the same as managing a healthy body weight so it seems unnecessary to give it an exclusive name and single out diabetes.
Obviously the big difference is that it is more dangerous and higher risk for a diabetic to not manage a healthy body weight and control blood sugar levels.
It is essential to learn how to best manage your diabetes and control your blood sugar levels to avoid any complications.
So key tips to manage your diabetes:
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