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Eyecare #LifeHacksForDiabetics

Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in people between 25 – 74.  Avoid Diabetic retinopathy, a disease affecting the blood vessels in the retina. Have regular eye tests, stick to your medication, diet and exercise routine. More about vision, eyecare and living with diabetes here Day 5 of the A to Z Challenge 2015…

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LifeHacksForDiabetics Diet Tip

Diet Tip #LifeHacksForDiabetics

Switch to tall slim glasses rather than short wide ones to cut liquid calories and manage your weight without dieting. It is the best way to trick yourself to drink 25% less. Great visual cue eh? More about the diabetes diet here. Day 4 of the A to Z Challenge 2015. D is for Diet…

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Cinnamon #LifeHacksForDiabetics

Cinnamon is proven to lower levels of blood sugar and manage weight. It is the best belly-fighting antioxidant (Phenol). It is known to improve cholesterol levels, and improve insulin activity. Add a cinnamon stick to your coffee or sprinkle some cinnamon powder on your oatmeal and your dessert. Applesauce with cinnamon makes a great snack,…

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LifeHacksForDiabetics Burn 100
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Burn 100 #LifeHacksForDiabetics

Controlling diabetes is all about weight management. Lose 10 pounds in a year without dieting by burning an extra 100 calories per day. Walk 1 mile – 20 minutes. Pull weeds or plant flowers – 20 minutes. Mow the lawn – 20 minutes. Clean house – 30 minutes. Jog – 10 minutes. More about weight…

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Avocados #lifehacksfordiabetics

Avocados satisfy your appetite, improve your insulin sensitivity, are rich in fiber and full of super healthy fats Try avocado on toast In tacos In salads As a dip With soft boiled eggs As a butter substitute More about avocados, the nutrition powerhouses A to Z Challenge Day 1. A for Avocados

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Getting Enough Sleep? #LifeHacksForDiabetics

When you don’t sleep enough, the level of the hunger hormone shoots up. This makes you more insulin resistant. You suffer from cravings all day and increase your risk for type 2 diabetes or make an existing condition worse. So get enough sleep!

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