During the holidays we easily lose control over how much and what we eat. Special dishes, parties with alcohol and sweet desserts lead us into constant temptation. Under these circumstances you cannot always control your diabetes.
While most people don’t have to worry and just enjoy the days of excessive eating and drinking, diabetics are different.
People with diabetes need to be constantly aware of what they are eating. Even a small slip could ruin the party for them.
Even if it may seem “harmless” to you to make a few exceptions from time to time, you should stick to some basic dietary rules!
So here are a few tips on how diabetics can get through the holidays healthy and control their diabetes.
Controlling diabetes even in exceptional situations
Sport Can Control Diabetes: Pay Attention to Sufficient Movement
For patients with high blood sugar, daily exercise is one of the best ways to protect health.
During the holidays, many people like to rest and let their daily duties run their course until after New Year’s Eve. But this can have negative consequences!
It is not so bad to take a little break. But to keep the blood sugar level under control, you should at least move a little every day. Exercise keeps your metabolism on the go. This is especially important on days when you eat more than usual.