28th October 2019

thediabetescouncil
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How is the best way to reduce my a1c?

Four ways to lower your A1C:
  1. Lose weight. A weight loss of 10 percent of your body weight will do wonders to lower your A1C.
  2. Decrease your food intake by eating 1/3 of what you normally eat.
  3. Know what your diabetes medications do; how they work.
  4. Test your after meal blood sugar and don't let it rise above 130-140.

Just so, what should I eat to lower my a1c?

Making these healthy changes can help you improve your day-to-day blood sugar management and lower your A1C:
  • Move more. Try to get at least 30 minutes of exercise five days a week.
  • Eat a balanced diet with proper portion sizes.
  • Stick to a schedule.
  • Follow your treatment plan.
  • Check your blood sugar as directed.

What foods to eat to lower a1c quickly?

keeping a journal of food, medication, and exercise. spreading out carbohydrate-rich foods throughout the day. choosing less processed or whole foods like whole grains, fruits, vegetables, legumes, and nuts. eating a balanced diet complete with healthy proteins, fats, and carbohydrates.
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