5 Positives About Diabetes
Having type 2 diabetes is obviously not ideal, but there are some positive aspects to receiving the diagnosis.
Watch the video above for a positive spin on these unfortunate circumstances, or read the written summary below.
Better Nutrition and Weight Loss
This may be the time you finally manage to maintain healthy eating habits, which in turn may bring you the figure you’ve always wanted.
Eating well and taking your medication will likely give you more of a spring in your step as your energy levels rise.
Reap the Benefits of Exercise
This is the perfect opportunity to take up an activity like tai chi or yoga, which can help you deal with stress and anxiety as well as improve your fitness.
Kick Bad Habits
Improving your lifestyle after a diabetes diagnosis could also mean kicking other bad habits, such as smoking.
Managing blood glucose levels through diet, fitness, and medication (or any combination of these) will likely help you to sleep better.
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- Increase Insulin Sensitivity
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