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Here's How This Simple Trick Can Help You Manage Diabetes Better

Here's How This Simple Trick Can Help You Manage Diabetes Better
Diabetes: A healthy diet and lifestyle can help you control blood sugar levels

Highlights

  1. Diabetes is a chronic condition that require constant blood sugar control
  2. A low GI diet can help lower blood sugar levels
  3. Avoid drinking sugary drinks to avoid fluctuations in blood sugars

Living with Type-2 diabetes can be quite challenging. You have to constantly be aware of the food you are consuming, the quantity of the food as well as the time at which you are having your meals. While a healthy diet goes a long way in managing the condition, there are several lifestyle steps that help you manage Type-2 diabetes. Celebrity nutritionist and lifestyle coach Luke Coutinho recently shared one such tip on his social media account. He posted an Instagram Reels with the caption, “One of the many powerful lifestyle changes you can make to reverse type 2 diabetes and other ailments.”

Diabetes Management: A Short Walk After Meals Might Help

He said, “One of the most powerful lifestyle changes you can make is: 20 to 30 minutes after you finish a meal — any meal, all meals — try to walk for 10-15 minutes.”

Suggesting ways to do this, he says, “Maybe make a few calls, listen to music or a podcast. But make that routine if you can.”

He further reiterated, “20-30 minutes after a meal, walk for 10-15 minutes and see a change in the blood sugar levels post your meals. Try this, it works.”

Also read: Diabetes Patients Are More Prone To Chronic Kidney Diseases: Expert Tells How

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Also read: Diabetes Prevention: Follow These Five Simple Steps To Reduce Diabetes Risk

In a previous video, the expert also spoke about building immunity in the right way. He said that people were looking for complicated ways to boost their immune system. In the clip, he said, “Are you eating clean? Have you reduced your junk food, white sugar consumption and processed food? Are you eating natural, wholesome food? Are you exercising 30 minutes a day? Are you sleeping on time and waking up well-rested? Are you spending time meditating, praying and calming down? If yes, good. If not, what is your excuse? Forget about complications, you need discipline.”

Also read: Diabetes: 3 Basic Steps You Should Follow To Manage This Chronic Condition Effectively

If you are dealing with diabetes, try this simple method.

Disclaimer: This content including advice provides generic information only. It is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion. Always consult a specialist or your own doctor for more information. NDTV does not claim responsibility for this information.

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Managing Diabetes - A Touch Away

Managing Diabetes - A Touch Away

According to the 9th edition of the Diabetes Atlas by the International Diabetes Foundation, 1 in 6 people with Diabetes in the world are from India.

With an estimated 77 million people with Diabetes, India is number two in the world after China (116 million) in terms of the most number of diabetics in the world.

Given the epidemic proportions and the spread of the disease, it is important to know not just about prevention measures but also how a diabetic can effectively manage the disease.

The NDTV campaign, Managing Diabetes - A Touch Away, supported by One Touch aims to highlight the importance of regular and meaningful monitoring of blood glucose at home in addition to lifestyle changes and medication in managing Diabetes