Hi everyone I am Mustafa age 34 from patna suffering from type-2 diabetes for the last 3 years. I am taking my medicine regularly. Sugar level remains high. Yesterday fasting it was 154 and after taking breakfast it was 254. I am taking allopathic medicine for quite long. What should I do now?
Sugar level remains high: Hi everyone I am... - Diabetes India
Fasting blood sugar should be less than 100 mg/dL.
Postprandial blood sugar must be less than 140 mg/dL. If the blood sugar exceeds 180 mg/dL, sugar will be released along with urine.
Please state the details of medicines, you are taking. Allopathic medicines will control your blood sugar only up to 50%. The other 50% of blood sugar should be controlled by diabetic diet and aerobic exercise. If you take strong anti-diabetic medications, it will cause frequent hypoglycemia.
Adopt low carbohydrate diet.
Exercise (brisk walking) daily for about 30 minutes.
Learn more about diabetes and its complications.
Undergo HbA1c test.
Diabetes can be controlled/managed by a proper regulated diet , exercise. and medicines prescribed by the doctor
1. Eat every Four hours mini meals. Don't eat big meals. Take more green vegetables/salads.
2. Eat whole grain food/grains like ragi, wheat, jowar instead of refined grains like maida/ sooji/ white bread etc
3. Reduce foods with high GI Index like potato, white rice, banana, mango.
4. Avoid all forms of simple sugars like Colas, juices, sweets, cakes, biscuits, pizzas, noodles etc.
5. Eat daily fruits with low/medium GI index like apple, guava, mosambi, orange.
6. Eat lot of proteins like dals, sprouts, egg, chicken etc with every minimeal.
7. Drink lot of water. One glass every hour.
8. Do at least 30-45 mins of exercise every day.