Feeling tired a lot? If you are the diabetic, tiredness can be one of the symptoms. The first step to feeling better is to talk to your doctor. He may suggest a plan to boost your energy level and might include: EXERCISE: Move more and you get more energy. People who exercise are less tired than those who do not. Even if you have 10 minutes at a time and can do 3 x day, making 30 minutes a day it is going to make a difference. WATCH YOUR DIET: To keep your blood sugar level steady, eat 3 healthy meals plus a snack each day. Include healthy carbs from fruits, vegetables, whole grains, as well as lean protein from sources like beans, fish or skinless chicken. WATCH YOUR CAFFEINE LATE IN THE DAY: It may keep you awake and disturb your sleep and can make it hard to control your blood sugar if you have too much. STAY HYDRATED:
You can become very tired if you are dehydrated. Make sure you have lots of fluid all day.
GET ENOUGH B VITAMINS: this helps with nerve health. Good sources are fish, chicken, eggs and fortified cereals.
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