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When it comes to Type 2 Diabetes, many people didn’t notice the symptoms until they conduct a comprehensive health check. You may now wonder if you get Type 2 Diabetes, its symptoms ranging from fatigue, frequent urination, blurred vision and etc. Instead of worrying, why not incorporate a healthy lifestyle to control type 2 diabetes in a better way. We also advise you to consult with your GP if you find mentioned symptoms happened to you!

How to control Type 2 Diabetes better?

1. Get active and stay active

Regular exercise is the secret weapon to maintain our physical and mental health. Yet, most people hesitate to get active regularly due to their busy work and social schedule. Indeed, getting active is as simple as sparing 30 minutes to have a jog or walk on a daily basis. Why? As we all know, it helps to control healthy weight, also, it benefits you to maintain a more stable blood sugar by making your body more sensitive to insulin. As a result, your body stimulates glucose and insulin in a better way.

Asian woman runners she was running on the road in the morning.

2. Monitor your blood sugar closely

Either higher blood sugar or low blood sugar is a threat to your health, it is important to keep your blood sugar level on track. How often should you monitor blood sugar? Seeking advice from your doctor is the thumb of the rule as they can give you the professional advice according to the condition of your body. Basically, there are two ways to monitor your blood sugar at home. Firstly, many people are using the blood glucose meter by poking your finger and putting a drop of blood to test it. Sounds painful, right? Thanks to technology, it evolves to a continuous glucose monitor that inserts in your skin and you can monitor it automatically!

Diabetes doing blood glucose measurement

3. Well balanced diet

We are living in an era of full of guilty pleasure and fast food, more people get obesity than being hunger. To enhance your physical health, start by introducing a well-balanced diet in your daily lives. For example, fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and lean meat. All of them provide multi-nutrients and lower the risk of getting both Type 2 Diabetes and cardiovascular issues. Cutting down foods that are made by refined carbohydrates is at paramount importance for those to get Type 2 Diabetes!

Healthy food background. Paper bag with healthy food

4. Maintain a healthy weight

No matter how much you want to get in shape, you should not activate a weight loss plan without seeking advice from your doctor. Why? Losing weight is one of the symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes, yet, it is dangerous as the insulin in your body is not stable. In order to maintain healthy insulin resistance, you should consult with your doctor to design a tailor-made weight loss plan.

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