Diabetic Patient Education
Awareness about Diabetes is the cornerstone of diabetes management. Every diabetes patient requires day to day knowledge of the disease. Diabetes education makes patients aware of diabetes, its treatment and also gives the power to control and manage the disease better. Awareness about the disease helps a patient to make necessary changes to improve his lifestyle.
Diabetes education should be an ongoing process that should be repeated every one to two years, either with a trained diabetes educator or a nutritionist. This allows patients to keep up to date knowledge on his disease.
There is a common saying among healthcare professionals which is “Know Diabetes, No Diabetes” and it is as true as ever. Even though once you’re diagnosed with diabetes, the conditions cannot be reversed yet it can be effectively managed to live a healthy and happy life. Whether you’re a non-diabetic, pre-diabetic or someone recently diagnosed with diabetes, knowing about the disorder is the cornerstone of its management.
Diabetes management comprises of mainly 4 different sectors which are Diet Management, Exercise, Stress Management, and Medications. If we observe closely, apart from taking medications at the right time as prescribed by our doctor, 75% of management is in the hands of the patients making sure to exercise regularly, consuming the right food with the right glycemic index and managing stress by being involved in activities that make them happy and fulfilled.
Diabetes Education makes the patient aware of diabetes, its treatment and gives them the power to control & manage their disease better and empower them to make necessary changes to improve
their lifestyle. While Diabetes Patient Education is an ongoing process that should be repeated once or twice a year, either with a trained diabetes educator or a dietician because this helps the patient to stay updated with the knowledge and solutions for effective diabetic management.
At Sushila Diabetes Care, we have dedicated a special team of trained Diabetes Educator and Dietician, to provide you with the sufficient knowledge and draft you an individualized diet plan according to your physical requirements such as Body Mass Index, Blood Sugar Levels, Status of Diabetes Complications and lifestyle.