Diabetes Care

How To Control Your Diabetes When On A Holiday?

Are you in a holiday mood but worried about your diabetic condition? Stop that worry now. Shed them all and get into the total groove of the holiday season. Because your blood sugar level can be perfectly controlled with a proper diet even on a holiday. Just a little care and precaution and the holiday that you are planning will become a moment of lifetime.

Holiday is a season when your treats are laden with rich diets of carbohydrates and fats. And I can understand that such foods are not easy to resist. But a self control and love for your health can do wonders even when you are suffering from diabetes.

There are some simple tips that you can follow to control your diabetes while still enjoying your holidays:

You need to face this fact that you are diabetic and need to keep a regular tab on your blood sugar levels. Holidays do not mean that you will be taking break from your health. Keep your regular fitness and dietary regime alive. But if you are not able to resist yourself from eating those tempting food stuffs, then the only advice for you is to eat less. And if this is not working with you, then try to burn out those extra calories by increasing your physical activity.

Next, do not just eat continuously. Keep a check on the amount of food you are consuming and maintain proper interval between your consecutive meals. Remember this golden mantra: If you eat less at a single point of time, you will be in a state to eat more variety of food.

Do not forget to perform tests for your blood sugar levels even when out for a holiday. It is the only method by which you can keep a proper check on the amount of glucose in your blood. The best advice is that you should test it more often.

Start your meals with healthy food products like fresh salads, vegetables and fruits. And only after that start munching on the fried, over processed desserts.

As I have already mentioned holidays do not mean that you will be deviating from your regular exercising regime. If you are eating exorbitantly, you need to work out more.

Follow these simple tips with a smart planning and diet and enjoy your holiday to the fullest.