Once the pancreas fails in its function to produce insulin when it is needed or in the right proportions needed, the body's blood sugar level becomes affected by the intake of other foods containing glucose. The impairment leads to diabetes and diet now becomes a critical concern.
Diabetes and diet becomes associated by giving great concern in planning the diabetic's diet. Otherwise, foods high in calories and carbohydrate will contribute to the presence of glucose in the bloodstream. Diabetes and diet planning should now work hand in hand as a way of managing the diabetes disease. Aside from diet, treatment includes medicines and exercise to control the blood sugar level.
To understand how and when the insulin fails, we must try to understand the main function of the insulin.
Below is a step-by-step description on how insulin affects our diet intakes:
1. During and after each meal, carbohydrates and proteins are broken down into amino acids.
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