Fast Way to Lower Blood Sugar
By Murali V
Studies are underway to alleviate the conditions of the diabetic patients. Aside from the iguanid’s like met-formic and sulphonamide, other medications were being studied to look for the fast way to lower blood sugar. Herbal medications were being tested to help. One of the known researches was on the effect of a variety of bitter melon to the blood sugar level. The Philippines’ Department of Health is advocating the use of bitter melon nowadays. There are even local celebrities that are endorsing it.
However, the fast way to lower blood sugar would still be the combination of exercise, diet and medications. Exercise helps lower the insulin resistance of the body. It could also increase the metabolism so, sugar could be used by the body. The physical exercise should be done thirty minutes thrice a week. A consultation with a physician should, however, be done prior to doing any physical fitness training to ensure the cardiovascular tolerance of the patient. Diabetic patients might have cardiac problems. An exercise might have bad effects, instead of benefit. So, seek the medical advise first prior to any activity.
Diabetic diet is hard to observe. The food being served in the menu at work, at the restaurant, or even at their houses could be tempting. It is important that people around them should be vigilant about the diabetic diet. They should help the patient retain self-control in the intake of food. Inclusion of foods that are now being known to decrease blood sugar such as the horse radish should be encourage in the daily diet. Constant advice from the nutritionists should be sought by the patients and their families.
There are associations or clubs of diabetic patients in the hospitals. In the Philippines, the associations help the patient in overcoming their illness. The association give support to the members by helping them with their sugar tests and by helping them with lifestyle modifications. Activities such as aerobics and ballet dancing classes are being scheduled. Cooking lessons were also held for food that is good for them. The fast way to lower blood sugar is really a big effort for the patients and their families. It is a team effort for the whole family. Nevertheless, it can very as long as there are a strong will, nothing could not be overcome.
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