Let’s Show Diabetes Who’s Boss

Green leafy veg Vidya Sury

Green leafy vegetables

Green leafy vegetables like spinach have high concentrations of polyphenols, vitamin C and magnesium. Their antioxidant properties reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Diets high in fruits and vegetables reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer and can prevent several chronic diseases. More about healthy eating with fruits and vegetables Healthy Eating With Fruits and Vegetables  

Footwear Vidya Sury


When buying shoes, always make sure they fit perfectly. Shoes too small or too big can cause injury to the skin of the foot, leading to severe infections for diabetics. Shoes made from plastic materials are the biggest culprits. Soft leather shoes are the best option. More about foot care for diabetics Foot Care for Diabetics  

Eye health Life hacks for diabetics Vidya Sury

Eye health

High blood sugar can damage the eye’s tiny blood vessels, leading to an eye disease called diabetic retinopathy that can cause vision loss, in addition to cataracts and glaucoma.  Schedule an eye exam at least once a year. To maintain eye health, keep blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels under control. Eat healthy, exercise and quit smoking!   More…

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