Treat and Manage Diabetes with Healthy Lifestyle

Geeta Premani informs about healthy lifestyle changes for diabetes. She also informs about intermittent fasting being healthy for controlled and pre-diabetic patients. She suggests normal sugar levels for a healthy body. She also informs what to eat and avoid in case of diabetes

We at Medicircle are constantly working on bringing to our audience all the trending health-related topics. It is our primary objective to Bring to your attention news and views you need to be aware of to lead a healthy disease-free life. To help us in this regard we’d be joined by eminent and expert top doctors from across the country. Today in Doctor’s Speak we are going to talk about the problem of Diabetes and ways to help you deal with it. 

Geeta Premani, Founder of Optima Remedy is a certified Diabetes Educator have done a master's in Food Nutrition and Dietetics, Post Graduation Diploma in Applied Nutrition and Dietetics, and Therapeutic Counseling. She is a strong believer in the concept- that small habits make a huge impact on our lifestyle. She has 3+ years of experience working in hospitals and clinics.

The ideal diet for Type 2 diabetics

Geeta Premani says, “There is no ideal diet for type 2 diabetes but there is an ideal lifestyle which works for type 2 diabetes. The lifestyle changes which you can bring about are- 

  • Healthy diet
  • Exercise 
  • Reduced stress 
  • Sound sleep 
  • Small good habits 
  • Regular meals

Follow an ideal lifestyle to control diabetes.”

Safety of intermittent fasting for people with diabetes

Geeta Premani states, “Intermittent fasting shows good results in some cases to control diabetes. This is especially seen in pre-diabetic and well-controlled diabetes. The fasting duration during intermittent fasting helps in removing the toxins of the body. The energy utilized for digestion instead helps in removing toxins during the fasting period. The body heals internally during the fasting window. There is an organ called the pancreas that is responsible for diabetes when it is not able to produce insulin in sufficient amounts. When there is fasting duration, it helps in recovering the functioning of the pancreas. It is safe in some conditions and must be done under the guidance of a health expert, doctor, and dietician. It should be taken care of if the sugar is uncontrolled as it can harm more than good.”

The best and worst foods to eat for people with Type 2 diabetes

Geeta Premani informs, “There is no ideal food. There are 4 steps to controlling diet- 

Everything which we eat is going to break down glucose in the body.

  • Eat-in moderation
  • Lifestyle modifications 
  • Balanced meals  
  • Avoid white sugar because it causes inflammation in the body 
  • Avoid bakery products 
  • Avoid refined carbs 
  • Take Fruits and vegetables 
  • Take protein with dals and sabzi 
  • Avoid rice and roti together 
  • Choose one grain at a time 
  • Choose meal order- start with salads.”

Blood sugar be in fasting, before and after meals

Geeta Premani says,” The blood sugar levels are - 

  • Fasting blood sugar levels- Less than 100 mg/dl 
  • Random blood sugar levels - Less than 200 mg/dl 
  • Post-meal blood sugar levels- Around 140 mg /dl.” 

Edited By: Dr. Rati Parwani 

Contributed By: Geeta Premani, Founder, Optima Remedy

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About the Author

Dr. Rati Parwani

Dr Rati Parwani is a Practising Professional BHMS Doctor having experience of 8 years in the medical field. Her approach towards each and every patient is the utmost professional with high standards of practice. She has nurtured her writing skills and proves it as an asset to her professionalism. She has experience in content writing and likes her writing ethical and scientific-based.

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