Type 1 Diabetes zoe, marshall, Justin,kerrigan

A day in the life of a diabetic:

  • They eat fresh or frozen vegetables without salt or sauces.
  • Eat smaller portions and snack throughout the day.
  • Exercise often and physical activity lowers blood sugar.
  • They monitor blood sugar levels multiple times in the day.
  • Basic recommendations for diabetic diet:
  • beans, starchy vegetables, pasta, bread, fruit juice, asparagus, beets, carrots, celery, cucumber, onions, peppers, sprouts, tomatoes, and more.

recommendations for exercise and lifestyle and a discussion on how staying fit relates to keeping diabetes in control:

  • When exercising you should aim to get at least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise 5 days a week. if you don't have time for 30 minutes you can do chunks-10 minutes here and there. when exercising you can lower blood glucose levels, lower blood pressure, have better cholesterol levels, have improved ability to use inulin, have stronger bones, less body fat, and decrease your risk of having a stroke and heart disease .
  • you should always make sure you make a commitment to managing your diabetes by taking your medication as recommended, schedule a yearly physical exam and regular eye exams, keep your blood pressure and cholesterol under control, and making sure you wear something that shows your diabetic.
  • Nutritionist or dietitian- These people are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. They advise people on what to eat to have a healthy lifestyle.
  • Endocrinologist- they have the training to diagnose and treat imbalances and problems. They help restore the normal balance of hormones in the body with the endocrine system.
  • Psychologist- They work with everybody from mental health people to people with physical pain. They help overcome relationships, eating disorders, and chronic illness. They are long term helpers.
  • type one diabetes- when the pancreas stops producing insulin the cell cannot open up for the glucose to enter becuase the insulin never attaches to the recepter


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