How can I treat high blood sugar
Eat healthy. what you eat affects your blood sugar.Focus on eating only as much as your body needs. Get plenty of green vegetables..no starchy vegetables, fruits(apples ,papaya ,jamun, pear, banana, mangoes, dates), and whole grains( ragi , jawar, bajra,wheat,oats,quinoa). Choose nonfat dairy and lean meats,pulses,nuts,fish. Fat sources unsaturated fats.. Limit Remember that carbohydrates turn into sugar, so watch your carb intake. This is even more important if you take insulin or drugs to control your blood sugars.Follow your diabetes meal plan. Ask your doctor or dietitian for help if you’re having trouble sticking to it.
What not to eat:-
• fried foods and other foods high in saturated fat and trans fat
• foods high in salt, also called sodium
• sweets, such as baked goods, candy, and ice cream
• beverages with added sugars, such as juice, regular soda, and regular sports or energy drinks
when to eat
Some people with diabetes need to eat at about the same time each day. Others can be more flexible with the timing of their meals. Depending on your diabetes medicines or type of insulin, you may need to eat the same amount of carbohydrates at the same time each day. If you take “mealtime” insulin, your eating schedule can be more flexible.
If you use certain diabetes medicines or insulin and you skip or delay a meal, your blood glucose level can drop too low. Ask your health care team when you should eat and whether you should
Be more active. Regular exercise can help keep your blood sugar levels on track. Important: don’t exercise if ketones are present in your urine. This can make your blood sugar go even higher.
• lowers blood glucose levels
• lowers blood pressure
• improves blood flow
• burns extra calories so you can keep your weight down if needed
• improves your mood
• can prevent falls and improve memory in older adults
• may help you sleep better
Do aerobic exercise(30 mins)
Do strength training to build muscle
Strength training is a light or moderate physical activity that builds muscle and helps keep your bones healthy. Strength training is important for both men and women. When you have more muscle and less body fat, you’ll burn more calories. Burning more calories can help you lose and keep off extra weight.
Do stretching exercises
Stretching exercises are light or moderate physical activity. When you stretch, you increase your flexibility, lower your stress, and help prevent sore muscles.
3. Take medicine as instructed. If your blood sugar is often high, your doctor may change how much medicine you take or when you take it.
4. Check your blood sugar as directed by your doctor.
5. Manage stress. When you’re stressed, your blood sugar levels go up. You may forget to exercise, eat right, or take your medicines. Find ways to relieve stress — through deep breathing, yoga, or hobbies that relax you.
6. Stop smoking. Diabetes makes you more likely to have health problems like heart disease, eye disease, stroke, kidney disease, blood vessel disease, nerve damage, and foot problems. If you smoke, your chance of getting these problems is even higher.
7. alcohol. It may be easier to control your blood sugar if you don’t get too much.Alcohol can make your blood sugar go too high or low.
8. keep your blood glucose level, blood pressure, and cholesterol in your target ranges
9. lose weight or stay at a healthy weight