World Diabetes Day (health tips and home remedies)

World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign focusing on diabetes mellitus and is held on November 14 each year.
Led by the International Diabetes Federation(IDF), each World Diabetes Day focuses on a theme related to diabetes.
Type 1 Diabetes is not preventable but can be managed with insulin shots. , the day itself marks the birthday of Frederick Banting who, along with Charles Best and John James Rickard Macleod, first conceived the idea which led to the discovery of insulin in 1922.
Type 2 Diabetes is largely preventable and treatable non-communicable disease that is rapidly increasing in numbers worldwide.

In India, the number of diabetes patients has increased upto 10%.  According to a government report, if we compare India with China, the result shows that Indian peoples are 12% more diabetic than China. Now a days young generation also facing this problem.

Diabetes is a dangerous disease but it can be controlled by making a few key changes to your diet. As a result, this will help to control the level of sugar.
Basically, there is two type of diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2. In Type 1 patient have to take insulin and in Type 2 patient can control their sugar level by taking the right diet.
If diabetes not managed effectively, it can cause health complications. Common health complications include:
1. Kidney disease which leads to kidney failure.
2. Nerve and vessel disease which leads to limb amputation.
3. Eye disease which leads to blindnessPeople suffering from diabetes have double the risk of getting a heart attack and developing mental health issues. But the good news is, most cases of type 2 diabetes can be reversed. Taking steps to control your diabetes does not mean to live in deprivation, it rather means eating in moderation and maintaining the right balance.

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●Here we bring to you some diet tips which will not leave you hungry or deprived.

1. Fruits and vegetables :
Every fruit and vegetable offers its own set of nutrients and health benefits.
Try to choose fruits and vegetables in a range of colours. Include them in every meal and snack. Non-starchy vegetables are the lowest in calories and carbohydrates.
2.Nutrition :
No matter whether you are a diabetic or not, the nutrition needed by your body is same as for any other normal person (without diabetes). So, you don’t need to consume anything special, though you need to take care of the number of calories you intake. Your choice of food matters and most importantly the carbohydrates.
3.Lose weight :
Fortunately, you have more control over your health than you think. By eating healthy, doing some physical activity and losing weight you can control your diabetes and even reverse it in some cases. By losing just 5 to 10 percent of your weight, you can lower your blood sugar level, lower blood pressure and lower cholesterol. Also, losing weight and eating healthy will have a profound effect on your energy, mood and sense of well-being. So even if you already developed diabetes it’s not too late to make positive changes.
4.Avoid consuming dry fruits :
Dry fruits seem like a healthy snacking option but for diabetic people, it’s not really the case. The fructose in dry fruits may spike your sugar level. So, try having fresh fruits instead of dry fruits.
5.Pulses :
Pulses should be considered as an important part of the daily diet in diabetic people. The carbs in pulses do not affect the blood like other carbs sources. Pulses are also a very rich source of protein.
6.Whole grains :
We all know that whole grains are better than refined grains. If you want to have something like noodles or pasta it should be accompanied by lots of vegetables.
7.High fibre vegetables :
Vegetables such as broccoli, beans, spinach, peas and leafy vegetables should definitely be included in one’s daily diet. Fibre can help you feel full and satisfied and may help regulate the blood sugar levels. And since people with diabetes are at double the risk for cardiovascular complications, fibre’s ability to lower cholesterol and blood pressure levels is a great way to improve heart health.
☆ Some home remedies to control diabetes 
1.Green tea: This tea is unfermented and hence has high polyphenol content, which has strong antioxidant and hypoglycemic effects. The polyphenols help in the controlled release of blood sugars.
2.Cinnamon water: Cinnamon is an effective way of treating diabetes at home. Drinking Cinnamon with warm water on an empty stomach helps increase metabolism.
3.Drumstick leaves: The fibre content in these leaves increases satiety and slows down the breakdown of food.
4.Almonds: Eating soaked almonds every day in the morning also keeps diabetes in check.
5.Methi: Overnight soaked methi seeds are also considered an effective remedy.
6.Tomato juice: Tomato juice with salt and pepper on an empty stomach every morning also helps in controlling diabetes.
7.Milk: This combination of carbohydrate and protein helps to keep the sugar level under control. Two cups of milk every day can be an ideal option.
♤What should be avoided- Fatty food and sweets should be avoided.
– Artificial sweeteners used in baking.
– Regularly consuming alcohol.
♤ Can diabetic people consume non-veg?If you are suffering from diabetes and love to eat non-veg, you should prefer seafood and chicken rather than red meat. Red meat has a higher amount of saturated fats which is not good for the body. People who have high cholesterol should avoid egg yolk.meals if you want to lose weight.


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