Monday, October 18, 2010

Blood Glucose control and Meal Planning

It is quite challenging and interesting to note that many persons living with diabetes mostly consider being in charge of diabetes only when the engage in use of their drugs as recommended by the doctor. However, they are careless about what happens with their meal planning, exercise and education which are cardinal incredients in the business of blood glucose control.
Meal planning is beyond what is on the table. It is a mixture of meal timing, portion size and food composition.
Without the proper integration of this rudimen, the blood glucose will definately go up and down and the eventual stress that comes with poor glucose readings follows and if not quickly checked depression may follow.
As we engage in the business of blood glucose control today and always, let us inculcate the need for adequate and appropriate meal planning.

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