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.
Most people who have diabetes track their blood sugar levels. Many of us also track our weight, what we eat, and our exercise. But not many of us do anything useful with these numbers. If we want to improve them, just writing them down and studying them will get us part of the way there. That’s because of the observer…