Dietician, Diabetes Expert - Answered on Dec 06, 2023
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Diabetes is a metabolic condition which needs to be effectively controlled through a disciplined combination of regular medication, a good fitness regimen and healthy dietary patterns.
Ensure that your mother is following the above.
Encourage her to go for short walks, keep a watch on her medication schedule and follow a low carbohydrate, low fat and high protein diet to ensure her wellbeing.
Her diet should contain good antioxidants from fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, etc, with a focus on complex carbohydrates.
Hereditary is one of the pivotal factors in manifestation of a health disorder.
Being alert of your health parameters and having a healthy lifestyle will keep these disorders at bay.
The best way to protect yourself from diabetes is to maintain normal blood parameters of sugar, cholesterol, etc.
To do so, you need to follow a balanced diet with more complex carbohydrates, low fat, high fibre, adequate protein and a fitness regimen.
Ensure inclusion of immunity boosters and anti-inflammatory foods like cinnamon, methi seeds, etc, with a focus on lowering your glycemic index.
Sound sleep of at least 7-8 hours and being consistent in maintaining a healthy weight will go a long way in keeping you free of diabetes.