Diabetes is a serious disease that affects the body’s ability to produce or use insulin effectively. That is, the body cannot properly control the amount of sugar in your blood. This insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas that help to convert glucose into starch for body consumption. When the secreted hormone is too little or a resistance of it, the result is diabetes.
There are three major type of diabetes- type 1, type 2 and Gestational diabetes. A person with Diabetes is one of the major cause of death in Ghana, Proper diabetes management is important to ensure quality life. Knowing that living with diabetes can be challenging, our home health care can be of help by establishing a healthy lifestyle to manage blood sugar and insulin levels. Avisha Home Care experienced staff assist diabetic patients to cope with the disease.
Areas that Avisha Home Care Professionals will help a diabetic patient and family.
- Help with planning nutritious and delicious meals,
- medication management
- Insulin level control
- Encourage regular exercise
If complications from diabetes have developed,
- Assist with activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, dressing,
- light household chores