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Lowering Blood Sugar Levels-5 Tips to Mind

Posted Nov 20 2009 10:03pm
If you are a diabetic or pre-diabetic, you have some simpler methods to start medications by which you can be confident of lowering blood sugar levels with some effort. It is undeniable that having elevated blood sugar in the blood stream is too bad since it can result in severe consequences if not properly managed. So it is repeatedly warned that a diabetic patient should manage diabetes without allowing undue fluctuations in sugar levels.

The first thing you are inclined to do with diabetes is to choose right foods to eat, simultaneously having with you a list of foods to avoid for lowering blood sugar. For this, you should consult a doctor to get a diabetic meal plan which suits your diabetic condition. Whether you are having diabetes type 1 or type 2, it may be a case of hyperglycemia or hypoglycemia. Here you have five valuable tips for lowering blood sugar levels.

Proper diet plan: When you have high sugar (Hyperglycemia), you need to choose low glycemic indexed foods such as oranges, apples, beans and peanuts. If it is low sugar (Hypoglycemia), you ought to choose high glycemic indexed foods like refined rice, potato, white flour foods, etc.

Physical exercise: Along with proper diet foods, physical exercise is also needed to keep blood glucose levels at normalcy. Keeping the body lazy with undue rest laid on bed may result in obesity which is the worst enemy for diabetes.

Body Weight loss: Weight loss to body can be highly helping to lower blood sugar in the circulatory system. Obesity plays a bad role in worsening the diabetic condition and disabling you lower blood sugar levels in the blood stream.

Stress making: Another factor which affects a diabetic from lowering sugar levels is his or her mental stress. If the stress finds to appear in you, the blood glucose levels will increase in most of the situations.

Avoid smoking and alcohol: It is very bad if you are smoking and consuming excessive alcohol. Smoking should totally be avoided and if at all you are very particular to share CHEERS with hot drinks or beer, better be confined with a peg or even less when you are diabetic. Excessive use of alcohol and smoking will never help you to lowering blood sugar levels.
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