Have a basic balanced daily meal plan with total calories and energy yielding nutrients such as proteins, fats,and carbohydrates .

Wash your hands before and after checking blood sugar. Check your blood sugar, have your balanced meal on the table before giving yourself insulin or taking diabetic medications. Rotate your insulin injection sites and avoid harding of the area.Lower Abdomen is the preferred site because it has subcutaneous tissue.

Eat your food.Avoid Hypoglycemia. Have snacks ready at all time.Know the 15minutes rule.Do not let your diabetes become medical emergency.

Avoid Hyperglycemia by taking the right amount of medication or insulin.

You’ll need support and education from your health care providers, registered Dietitian and family members.

Avoid smoking because it is not good for your nerves. Take care of your eyes, skin and your feet.

Avoid infection, be safe and take care of yourself. Talk to your doctor before drinking alcohol. Exercise is good for your body.

Published by edochie99

A Registered Nurse with over twenty years of hospital experience, an author with Masters Degree in Nursing,also Bachelor Degree in Nursing,graduated in 1996 from USC,University of Southern California.MSN in 2009 University of Phoenix.

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