How is Diabetes Managed? – Diabetes Management

Diabetes Management

Around hundred years ago, the diabetic patients has died in a few years after diagnosis of diabetes, because there are no insulin provided in the pump or injections to maintain the balanced level of insulin in the body with many food intakes and doing physical activities. Insulin is invented in 1921, which becomes a need for the treatment of type 1 diabetes in those patients whose normal insulin level decreased and not produced by pancreas. That’s why doctors advice’s that the regular checkups of diabetes can prevent from the many diseases like kidney damages, strokes, heart attack, depression and insomnia.

On the other hand the patients who are suffering from type 2 diabetes, they required both i.e oral medications and insulin also. But the rest of diet chart, meals plan and physical activities are same as to type 1 patients.

So team also aware you to kindly check your diabetes on regular intervals and if any clarification or complications, then check it regularly day to day, because “prevention is better than cure”, A cute saying said by someone. Because both the conditions i.e very low and very high blood glucose level of the body are also dangerous. When the blood glucose level goes too high called hyperglycemia and when the blood glucose level goes too down called hypoglycemia. So check out the tips to managed Diabetes as follows:


DIET – A diabetic diet is healthy diet for the entire family. It should be followed whether medication is prescribed or not. The complete diet chart for diabetes patients check here.

DRUGS – Tablets or insulin injections both.

  1. Tablets – They either make the pancreas produce more insulin in the body or make the available insulin more effective. But if the pancreas is weak, tablets are not effective.
  2. Insulin Injections – Needed when the pancreas is unable to produce the required amount of insulin. It may give rest to the pancreas and the pancreas may later regain its ability to produce insulin. Insulin is never the last resort.
  3. EXERCISE – Exercise causes your own insulin to become more efficient, there by reducing your need for tablets, insulin. It also reduces weight, makes the heart fit and reduces BP. It increases the “good” cholesterol and reduces the bad one. Walking, tennis, badminton, cycling, swimming, yoga etc. are good. Withhold exercise Temporarily if BP is very high or blood sugar is more than 220 mg%.
  4. MONITORING – Blood sugar should be determined and recorded regularly.


  1. EDUCATION – Knowledge about diabetes is the strongest weapon to fight it – injection techniques, footcare, sugar testing etc.