Setting dietary and exercise goals is important for people with diabetes. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle will help you achieve your diabetes management goals as well. For instance, maintaining a near-normal blood glucose level, having healthy lipid levels, and a reasonable weight are all goals that will improve your quality of life.
In December, a panel of experts released new guidelines regarding when people over 60 should take drugs to reduce their blood pressure. But the guidelines for those of us with diabetes remain the same. The panel of 17 academics reported its findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association, after reviewing data from the last five…