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Type 2 diabetes
occurs when there is resistance to the action of insulin
. As the weight increases the resistance to insulin and there fore the blood sugars also increase.
will improve blood sugar and blood pressure control, as well as cause an improvement in cholesterol
if this is also a problem.
intake will reduce his blood sugars and also help with weight loss. He should increase the portions of vegetables and/or 'not too sweet' fruits that he eats with his meals and reduce the portion of rice/pasta/baked goods/potato/sweet potato/bread.
Use salads (minus the dressing)- lettuce, cucumber have few calories.
Avoid fried foods and reduce consumption of high calorie cakes and pastries.
Drink alot of water, some persons when trying to lose weight will drink a glass of water before there meals to reduce the amount of food eaten.
Replace any unhealthy snacks.
Reduce tv and computer time because time spent sitting , it time not spent being active.
Don't skip any meals, when we skip meals we tend to overeat later.
Reduce the use of sodas.
Reduce consumption of alcohol.
Start a exercise program, choosing a form of activity that is liked so that he is more likely to do it. Exercise will help in the control of the diabetes, hypertension
I hope this information is helpful to you, you should speak to your doctor for a referral to a nutritionist for more detailed advice or join your local diabetic association.