Let me know if you can join us – even just an email to say you are considering it. We need to get some accommodation in Adelaide confirmed and need to hear from you.
You might not be able to participate but please circulate this information to your cricket friends, club colleagues and as widely as you can. A Golden Oldies Cricket Festival is an event that everyone will enjoy – I guarantee!
You could walk for 30 minutes daily and with the right diet, you can put diabetes in retreat. Give up most of the high calorie carb foods like pizzas, mashed potatoes, rice, and sweets. Two tablespoonful of brown rice would be the amount you should eat, if you are a rice addict.
Noodles and pasta are good substitutes for rice, provided you limit the load intake. Lowering carbohydrate intake is crucial because most carbs release too much sugar and cause spikes in the blood. Focus on leafy greens, and enjoy a salad for lunch.
Get more proteins from poultry rather than from red meat. Eat oily fish at least twice a week. Eat wholemeal bread with high fibre. Limit the bread to one or two slices.
If you are overweight reducing by eating less and exercising more would bring down excess sugar levels in your blood, and you may lose weight, too.
Exercise in addition to losing weight, helps build muscles, and stimulates insulin sensitivity. Do some daily stretching exercises and aerobics (climbing the stairs at home or at work as many times as possible.
Motivation is the key to long-term success and helps you achievable goals. Your family needs motivation too to cooperate with you as a team.
So, it is not difficult to nip diabetes in the bud and prevent its progress, if you undertake the responsibility of controlling your pre-diabetic state.
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