Diabetes and dialysis do not signify the end for tasty food

Having diabetes and being on dialysis does not mean that you have to deny yourself all your favourite foods. In fact, you can still treat yourself to some fine food. By following the five Good Food Routines, keeping track on your carbohydrate uptake and monitoring your blood glucose your life with dialysis and diabetes will become easier and more enjoyable.

In addition to these guidelines, you should count your carbs. Carbohydrates increase your blood glucose levels; therefore, it is important to manage your intake carefully. Eat a meal or snack about every three hours during the day and a bedtime snack with protein, which will help stabilize your night-time blood glucose.

Knowing what your body needs will help you choose the right things to eat. And by making these few simple changes to your diet your life with dialysis and diabetes will become better. If you have any questions concerning your diet, please do not hesitate to consult your nutritionist.