Type 1 diabetes occurs mostly in children and adolescents, and has a trend of increasing in recent years. In addition to the necessary insulin treatment, daily care is also important. Recently, Canada’s reader’s Digest magazine asked doctors, nutritionists and fitness coaches to help their children overcome type 1 diabetes.
Children always want to eat bread, biscuits and other high sugar foods. At this time, it should be explained to children that these foods will make blood sugar rise rapidly, causing dry mouth, fatigue and stomach pain. You can take him to the food store, tell him what is nutritious and healthy food, and let him happily accept a balanced diet.
It’s recommended to buy a cookbook to see which foods are low in sugar and add them to your child when cooking. For example, cinnamon can help balance blood sugar, lemon and vinegar can reduce blood sugar, and beans can be used instead of flour. It is recommended to add a meal every 2-3 hours.
Daily supplementation of children with essential minerals and vitamins as well as omega-3 fatty acid complex vitamin preparation helps to balance the blood glucose level of children.
Before and after exercise, the blood sugar should be detected in order to make sure the effect of exercise on the body. During exercise, children should take high sugar snacks with them in case of hypoglycemia.