Diabetes in the South African Indian community is a disaster! Almost every Indian discussion over tea will bring this common phrase up – ‘How’s your BP and your sugar?.’
Everyone has a bit of advice to give to keep diabetes at bay, right from ‘Reduce your sugar intake’ to ‘You should work out regularly to keep diabetes away’. There are also many misconceptions about this disorder, while the facts are completely different.
So, now you know that the key to diabetes management is efficiently maintaining glycemic control, for which the HbAC1 levels need to be on track. So, self-monitoring of blood-sugar levels becomes essential at least few times a day with a standardized device like Accu-Chek. Accu-Chek is an easy-to-use and accurate device that helps a person keep a track of their blood sugar levels and adjust their activities and diet accordingly throughout the day. All it takes is just a click as shown in the image below.
Additionally, a balanced diet and a regular workout regimen may help to ensure that you turn into a real life hero overcoming diabetes.
With inputs from American Diabetes Association and U.S Health News.