is a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood sugar due to either pancreas
didn't secret enough amount of insulin
to control the blood sugar or the cells fail to respond the insulin in the blood.
Symptoms are excessive thirst, excessive hunger and frequent urination
As your mom is obese her Diabetes cannot be controlled only in diet without exercise and medication so consult diabetologist
to check her blood sugar for the past 12 weeks the test called glycosulated hemoglobin
HbA1c and other blood investigations to rule out the other endocrine disorder. After completely investigation procedure if she follows correct diet, regular yoga practices to control her blood sugar, over weight, to avoid stress and proper medications definitely she can lead a healthy life by keeping her sugar level under control and by preventing the complications due to uncontrolled diabetes
. Follow these suggestions also
Drink plenty of water
Chew the food properly before swallow because salivary juice helps in the process of digestion and gives the person full satisfaction of eating even if she consumes less food.
Always have 1/2 a stomach of food 1/4water and1/4 air.
Have lots of fiber rich foods prevents the excess absorption of sugar front the intestine.
Add lots of green leafy veg and vegetables in diet
Avoid oily spicy food, junk foods , sweets, excess intake of non veg, fried items, coconut, groundnuts
Hope I answered your query.