Diabetes: Types, Symptoms and Treatment Tips with 5 Types of Food

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Types of Diabetes & Treatment  Tips

Diabetes is one of the rapidly growing global diseases. Diabetes is the major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart issues, stroke, and lower limb 
amputation. Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic caused by the inability of the pancreas to produce enough insulin for the body or when the body fails to use insulin properly. 
Insulin is the hormone responsible for regulating the body's blood sugar level. If insulin is insufficient or is not used effectively blood sugar increases. This condition is called hyperglycemia. Hyperglycemia commonly occurs with uncontrolled diabetes and can lead to damage to the eyes, kidneys, nerves, and blood vessels. Acute severe disruption of the blood sugar level can be fatal.
Types of Diabetes

Type 1:

Type 1 diabetes is also known as insulin-dependent or childhood-onset diabetes it is a condition wherein there is inadequate insulin produced in the body.

Type 2:

Type 2 diabetes on the other hand is also called non-insulin-dependent or adult-onset diabetes this type of diabetes is brought by the body's failure to use insulin effectively.

Type 3:

Gestational diabetes is characterized by hyperglycemia that occurred initially during pregnancy.

Causes of Diabetes

The cause of type 1 diabetes can be abnormal genes in the body and there is no available information about the prevention of type 2 diabetes.
On the other hand, is the product of an unhealthy lifestyle, and is related to excessive body weight, unhealthy food selection, and prolonged inactivity the cause of gestational diabetes is linked to the effect of fluctuating hormones of pregnancy on the body.

Symptoms of Diabetes
  • Frequent and excessive urination
  • Extreme feeling of thirst
  • Weight loss, vision changes
  • Itching and fatigue.

Treatment of Diabetes

Treatment of type 1 diabetes requires the administration of insulin daily. Type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes treatment involve proper diet, exercise, oral medication, and insulin. 
In some cases, in both types of diabetes non-smoking is essential to prevent damage due to diabetes. Type 2 diabetes can be prevented by living a healthy lifestyle, which includes attaining and sustaining a healthy body weight, being physically fit and active, and eating a well-balanced and healthy meals. Your doctor can give you more information about the disorder and its possible treatments.
Controlling the blood sugar level is the primary task of diabetic patients.

Here are my useful tips which you must follow to manage diabetes:

Tip # 1

Eat foods that keep blood sugar levels in balance

Sugar enters our bloodstream from the food we consume. And food control is the major factor in controlling diabetes.
Here are 5 types of food that you should eat daily to control diabetes.

1. Green Leafy Vegetables

Green leafy vegetables are low in calories and are low in carbohydrates hence. They keep blood sugar levels in balance. They are rich in fiber hence they help with the absorption of sugar in the right face. Diabetic patients must consume spinach, fenugreek leaves, and drumstick leaves in their regular meals. Among all green leafy vegetables, drumstick leaves have proven to really reduce diabetes. They are rich in ascorbic acid which leads to an increase the insulin secretion in our body and so reduces the sugar level.

2. Whole Grains Substituting

Refined grain by whole grain can really help reduce diabetes. Whole grains have lots of fiber and nutrients compared to refined grains. Again, whole grains have a lesser glycemic index, thus comparatively having less impact on blood sugar levels.
Whole grains like Brown rice, finger millet, and oatmeal, such things are an excellent food to control blood sugar. Finger millets are excellent food among all millets. It reduces oxidative stress and inflammation, which in turn helps in controlling diabetes.

3. Berries Fruits

Like strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries. Blackberries are especially excellent food. They have antioxidants that reduce oxidative stress. Oxidative stress is very common in diabetic patients.
 Berries are very good in vitamin C too which is known to keep blood sugar levels in balance.

4. Beans

Beans are low in glycemic index. So, it effectively reduces blood sugar levels the GI - Glycemic index of soya beans is 15 while kidney beans are 28 and chickpeas are 33. Beans are complex carbohydrates so, the body digests them slower than any other carbohydrate diet.
Eating beans would really help even in weight loss, and blood sugar and cholesterol are reduced.
5. The Citrus Fruits

Fruits and citrus foods to your daily diet: Oranges and lemons have amazing anti-diabetic effects. Modern researchers believe that they have bioflavonoids. All this is available in orange and lemon and this has anti-diabetic effects. All these citrus fruits are excellent in vitamins and minerals without adding carbohydrates to your food. Vitamin C of all these citrus fruits as food helps in controlling blood sugar levels.
All these fruits should be the major part of a diabetic person. 

Tip # 2

Foods to be avoided 

You should also control yourself from consuming foods that can disturb your sugar level. Avoid food that has a high Glycemic index like:

  • White rice
  • White bread
  • Pumpkin
  • White potatoes
  • Omega Preparation
  • Refined sugar
  • Sugary drinks
  • Sweetcakes
  • Pastries
  • Biscuits
  • Packaged snacks
  • Packaged foods

Avoid consuming all these foods, these foods can spike your blood sugar rapidly.

Tip # 3

Drinks that are good for diabetic patients

  • A pinch of turmeric in warm water early in the morning.
  • One teaspoon of neem leaves powder in warm water, on empty stomach, in the morning. 

These morning drinks can help to maintain your blood sugar level throughout the day.

Tip # 4

Scheduled  your eating timings
Keep eating every two hours. The major mistake many people do is by skipping breakfast or having a very late breakfast. Make sure you eat something within one hour after you wake up.

Tip # 5

Keep your mind free from stress

Be flexible. Be humble. Diabetics are known to be perfectionists. They want everything so perfect that they are never satisfied with anybody else. Now you have to be caring. You have to be humble Other than that other you be a perfectionist. But expect nothing from others. So, be very kind to others that would help you.

Remedy of Kalonji seeds for diabetes


Kalonji controls blood sugar and keeps blood glucose in levels.


·     Eating five to six grains of kalonji with one tsp of celery keeps the sugar level in check. Diabetic patients must eat five to six kalonji seeds after every meal.

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