If you are diagnosed or suffering from Type 2 diabetes, then it is very essential that you closely watch your diet. Diabetes is a serious health related issues, which mainly occurs due to fluctuation in the sugar level in blood. It is also known to happen due to insulin deficiencies. Both these problems become worse, if you do not take good care about your eating habits.
People suffering from this disorder are recommended to take care of their diet on a regular basis. The best way to combat this ailment is proper food and exercise.
Consult your Dietician
If you are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, then first thing that you must do is to fix up an appointment with a well known dietician. Don’t hide anything from him and let him know about your eating habit. He will then prepare a diet chart that will help you to control the sugar level that is present in your blood. Also your problem with insulin will not change at all. Therefore you must discuss with your dietician and let him know what kind of food you were consuming, may be in last couple of months.
It is now the right time to take some corrective action in your food habit, even if you are in pre diabetes condition. This disease poses threat to your life and thus needs to be taken care of well on time. Always eat fresh cooked food and you need to control the intake of sugar in your regular food. Don’t risk of taking things lightly, as it will become difficult to be treated later.
Change your food habit
Fortunately there are different ways through which you can alter your food habits. Instead of ordering for a tempting and high calorie food, you can order for a salad which is quite healthy for your diabetes. It is very easy to get tempted, but don’t give it up. The soon you change your habit, the better. It is not at all easy to eat a food that you might not like to eat.
One very effective method to change your habit of eating can be by planning your food much ahead. Instead of deciding what to eat when you are seated on the dining table you, may decide in advance what you are planning to eat. In that case when you reach at your home from work, you can find your food ready for you. When you know what to eat, you will not pamper yourself with any food that you aren’t supposed to eat.
In order to change your food habits you can also carry your packed snacks. If you carry your own snacks in your bag or a purse then you will avoid shopping for food, which may not be too healthy food. You can carry snacks like dried fruits or even nuts, whichever you prefer. You may also carry various fruits like banana or apple which is very easy to carry. It is also important that you may take some protein content in order to balance sugar available in various fruits.
Don’t be too strict with new diet regime
Last but not the least, you should not follow too strict diet regime. It has been found most people get fed up with strict food regime, within a period of one year. It is thus important that you find the best way you can keep yourself motivated to eat such food. In due course of time you will get used to healthy eating habits. It is important that you take proper control of your situation right now.
JC Dernbach has been writing a lot of articles on health and related topics like HIV AIDS care. He has also participated in some of the medical missions in the poor African countries.