Things You Must Know About Diabetes (Insulin Resistance Type 2) & Weight Loss

Posted In: Diabetologist     2018-02-20     39

People with diabetes are usually informed by their friends, family and even health care provider to keep a watch on their weight. The reason behind this suggestion is a close link between obesity and type 2 diabetes. Cutting off extra weight will not only help you to prevent developing diabetes, but it will also help you to manage your health condition.

 

Your overweight can cause a higher risk of heart disorders, high blood pressure, and cancer. Thus, weight loss is an important factor for healthy living.

 

Type 2 diabetes and weight loss symptoms

 

The symptoms of type 2 diabetes develop progressively. If you have the insulin resistant form of type 2 diabetes, it might take little longer for the effects of insulin resistance to show up. Given below are some common symptoms:

 

·         Fatigue

This occurs because your body is lacking energy it needs from the food you are consuming.

 

·         Increased thirst

You always feel dehydrated, no matter how much water you drink in a day. This is a condition when there is too much glucose (sugar) in your blood and this lead to tissues dehydration.

 

·         Frequent urination

This is because of drinking a lot of water in order to quench your thirst. As you are drinking more liquid, you tend to urinate more.

 

·         Increased hunger

You always feel hungry even after your meal. This is because your body is lacking energy it needs from food, so it starts to depend on muscles and fat and break them down to get energy. The insulin resistance in your body refrains glucose from entering the muscle and providing energy.

 

·         Unwanted weight loss

Being taking your meals properly but still, you’re facing extreme weight loss. This is because your body is lacking energy it needs from food, so it starts to depend on muscles and fat and break them down to get energy. Thus, leads to weight loss.

 

·         repeated infections

As a result of the effects of type 2 diabetes your body’s immunity to fight off an infection is reduced. Women may experience frequent bladder and vaginal infections. This is because bacteria can thrive in high levels of glucose in the blood.

 

·         Numbness and foot pain

High levels of sugar in the blood can damage the nerves. This condition is known as diabetic neuropathy. Some people might not show up any nerve damage symptoms but may suffer from numbness, tingling, or pain.

 

What you eat matters a lot

The foods you choose to eat can help you control and fight diabetes. Include all the given below healthy foods into your diabetic diet. They are:

 

·         Flaxseed

·         Milk and yogurt

·         Nuts and seeds

·         Whole-grain bread

·         Apples and berries

·         Avocado

·         Barley

·         Beans

·         Broccoli

·         Carrots

·         Eggs