Top 10 healthy food items that regulate blood sugar

  • Top 10 healthy food items that regulate blood sugar

Top 10 healthy food items that regulate blood sugar

At least 29,000 people in Suffolk now live with the condition, which if not managed correctly can result in serious health complications such as blindness, kidney failure, stroke and loss of limbs. "We hope that with greater support, pre-diabetic individuals will take more active steps to manage their condition, for better long-term health outcomes", Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong said.

On World Diabetes Day, the United Nations health agency has said that women - especially those in low-income countries - are particularly vulnerable to diabetes, a condition that can be prevented or delayed with medication, regular screening and healthier lives. At present, 199 million women are living with diabetes and the number is expected to increase to 313 million by 2040.

"Insulin is a hormone made by specialized cells in the pancreas that allows the body to effectively metabolise sugar for later usage". Insulin is responsible to extract glucose from food to make it reach into your cells and used for energy.

There are generally two types of Diabetes which are mostly common to occur in people.

Merck, a leading science and technology company with 60 years of clinical experience in diabetes, today announced its partnership with the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) to implement education and communications activities emphasizing the importance of preventing type 2 diabetes.

Andabati advises, pregnant mothers to regularly exercise, for example take walks, swim or even do chores.

"There is evidence of an epidemiological transition, with diabetes prevalence being higher in low socio-economic groups of urban areas in more economically developed states", Dr Tanvir Kaur, deputy director general, Indian Council of Medical Research, who was part of the research team that conducted India's largest community-based diabetes study, said, the Hindustan Times reported.

Andabati says women giving birth above the age of 35 years are also prone to the illness.

The risk factors for Type 2 Diabetes are obesity (Body Mass Index (BMI) ≥30) which is the strongest modifiable risk factor for the disease in the Caribbean, abdominal obesity, physical inactivity, tobacco smoking, unhealthy diets and metabolic syndrome. "This is confirmed by the very high levels of diabetes among women in the Region".