We all struggle in managing our diabetes, and sometimes stress over it. Follow these few tips to make your life easier in small ways:
Create an exercise schedule. Working out at the same time every day will help you identify how exercise affects your blood sugar
Make taking meds easy. Leave oral medication out in plain view to help remind you to take it every day
De-stress. Stress can make managing diabetes harder. Take time to relax and de-stress every day as: “Practice mindfulness, being aware of yourself, your surroundings, and your choices & Seek help if you’re feeling overwhelmed”
Do Eat regularly & healthy. Resist eating huge meals once or twice a day.
Do measure your weight weekly. Weight management is important, lifestyle intervention programs should be intensive and have frequent follow-up to achieve significant reductions in excess body weight and improve clinical indicators.
Involve your friends & family. They can help you create and stick to a routine. Let them in on how you're working toward a healthier you, so that they can get on board with the changes your making.
Do a self-check. Save a few minutes each night for a health check. Check everything from toe to head
And remember to use The Spike App to send you insulin reminders!