Diabetes
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What is an A1c?

The A1C test is used to diagnose type 1 and type 2 diabetes. This is a normal blood test. If you have diabetes, the doctor may ask you for this test, it will tell you how much the average blood sugar in your body has been in the last 3 months. Reported in such percentage, it has a normal range of less than 5.7%. And if it exceeds, then you may have prediabetes or diabetes. The A1C test is also called glycated hemoglobin, hemoglobin A1C or HbA1c, glycosylated hemoglobin test.

What can I eat if I have diabetes?

If you feel that having diabetes means you have to live without the foods that you enjoy. So it is not exactly that but the good news is that you can still eat your favorite foods, but you should eat your food Need to eat in small portions or less often. Your health care team will help you create a diabetes meal plan that suits your needs and choices. You can have vegetables, protein, whole grains, fruits, and non-fat dairy products in your diet.

Can diabetes go away on its own?

Although there is no cure for diabetes, studies show that you can reduce it to some extent, but for this, you can control it by changing your diet and through weight loss. This does not mean that you have become completely self-sufficient. You will have to monitor your blood sugar regularly. Because diabetes is a long-lasting disease.

What can I do to prevent Diabetes?

You can prevent diabetes to some extent if you

• Do more physical activity.
• Take plenty of fiber. Fiber can help you: ...
• Take whole grains in the diet. ...
• Reduce excess weight. ...
• Take less fat
• Drink Water as Your Primary Beverage. ...
• Quit Smoking
• Follow a Very-Low-Carb Diet
• Watch Portion Sizes.

And choose only healthy options.

What is insulin resistance?

Our body secretes a hormone called insulin, which helps in controlling the amount of glucose in the blood. With insulin resistance, the cells in our body, fat, and liver do not react well to insulin. Insulin resistance usually shows no symptoms. Weight gain and exercise can help reduce insulin resistance.

 

TYPE 2 DIABETES
PREDIABETES
TYPES OF INSULIN
COMPLICATIONS
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