WESLACO – Being on a balanced diet is the key to staying healthy and helps prevent and control diabetes.
Weight is a factor in diabetes; it can affect blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
All of those in turn impact mood, energy and well-being.
Someone diagnosed with diabetes doesn’t necessarily need special foods, but they do need to pay close attention to their food choices.
Even though a balanced diet is important, exercise is the other half of staying healthy.
Watch the news clip above for further details.
CHANNEL 5 NEWS is dedicating two weeks of coverage to diabetes. Learn more on the Heart of the Valley page.