If blood sugar isn’t controlled properly and stays too high, a number of problems can occur, including kidney failure, nerve damage, heart disease and stroke.
To prevent and control the condition, experts recommend eating a healthy diet.
The NHS says there’s noting you cannot eat if you have type 2 diabetes but certain foods should be limited.
It advises: “You should eat a wide range of foods – including fruit, vegetables and some starchy foods like pasta, keep sugar, fat and salt to a minimum, and eat breakfast, lunch and dinner every day – do not skip meals.”
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