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Dialysis Patients with Diabetes- Control measures

365Telugu.Com,Online News, march 11, National: Diabetes is the most significant cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD). The rise in the number of diabetic patients in India directly correlates with the increase in the number of kidney disease patients. It is imperative to take care of Type 1 & Type 2 diabetes to maintain good health while on dialysis. Keeping a check on blood sugar levels, eating a well-balanced diet and exercising are a few tips that you must have heard from your dialysis technician. 

Diet tips:

·   Three meals a day is a must which will help in preventing the blood sugar from going too high or too low

·  Maintain a healthy range for your daily calorie count ·  Avoid foods high in calories

· Opt for non-processed foods such as grains, vegetables, fruits, low-fat dairy and lean meats

·         Eat low-potassium fruits and vegetables that will add fiber to your diet

Physical Activity tips:

·   Maintain proper weight by exercising daily

·   If obese, weight should be reduced

·  Include aerobic & resistance training which will help in lowering blood sugar and keep blood glucose within a normal range

Medicine tips:

·  Check your blood sugar regularly

·  Take your medicine as recommended by your doctor

·   Frequently monitoring your blood glucose on dialysis days, mainly before you begin your dialysis
treatment .