The American Diabetes Association reports that 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year. That’s a staggering number of citizens who need the proper guidance and support to live long, healthy lives.
While there is no cure for type 2 diabetes, this lifelong disease can be controlled by properly managing blood glucose levels and making key dietary changes. The following is an overview of the healthy food choices a newly diagnosed person should make to keep his or her type 2 diabetes in check.
Type 2 Diabetes Healthy Eating Guide
Making the right food choices can help you control your diabetes. If you are newly diagnosed, eating healthier might take some getting used to. But with the right guidance, you will quickly adapt to your new diet.
Here is an overview of the healthy food options you should be incorporating into your daily meals:
Eat Well, Be Well
Eating the right foods is one of the most important factors in diabetes management. But, making smart food choices can be overwhelming for many newly diagnosed people with type 2 diabetes. Spreading the word on healthy eating and educating patients and community members on choosing the right foods can play a big role in preventing and managing this incurable disease.
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