Diabetes mellitus refers to a group of diseases which affect how the body uses blood sugar (glucose). Glucose is vital to health because it’s an important source of energy for the cells that make up the muscles and tissues. Too much sugar in the blood can lead to serious health problems.
How To Manage & Prevent Diabetes
- Eat healthy foods: Eat foods lower in fat and calories and higher in fiber. Consume more fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
- Do more physical activity: At least, aim for about 30 minutes of moderate aerobic activity on most days of the week, or at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity a week.