Tips for Living with High Blood Sugar (Diabetes)

Living with diabetes can be easier when you follow these 10 health tips.

  1. Make half your plate low glycemic vegetables (like carrots, broccoli, zucchini, and cauliflower) and the other half lean meat and whole grains.
  2. Find healthy foods that you enjoy.
  3. Lose weight by eating smaller portions and more vegetables.
  4. Visit the doctor at least twice a year.
  5. Test your blood sugar everyday.
  6. Take a brisk walk at least three times a week.
  7. Plant a container garden to grow your own vegetables.
  8. Sleep at least 7-8 hours every night to feel better.
  9. Drink more water and less juice, soda, or sports drinks.
  10. Take some time to relax and de-stress.