Diabetes-Friendly Foods

For people with diabetes, too much sugar can lead to a host of health issues.

Knowing the best foods for diabetics will help you manage your diabetes and reduce risks.

First, let's define diabetes and its consequences if untreated.

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases says elevated blood sugar can cause diabetes.

This disease also reduces your pancreas' insulin production, which supplies glucose to your cells for energy.

Insulin deficiency raises glucose levels.

Uncontrolled diabetes can harm your kidneys, heart, feet, and eyes, causing blindness

This can include lifestyle aspects like exercising, avoiding smoking, managing stress, decreasing weight, and eating diabetes-friendly meals that won't increase your blood sugar.

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