Diabetes is a disease of high blood sugar in the system for longer time. This disease is riseing among people young and elder. It is always best to know about the symptoms if something like this is coming or not. If it runs in your family there are bigger chances of getting this disease in your system.

Here you can read about all the symptoms what are causing the diabetes and the high levels of sugar in the blood.

If you have recently gain weight, if you have stomach problems and feel hungry all the time, are very common symptoms of diabetes.

High blood sugar can be caused by: poor diet, lack of exercise, stress, health conditions and medications.

Regular symptoms can appear even if you don’t have diabetes. Many people don’t have these symptoms, or all of them, and still have diabetes. Here you can read about the symptoms that you need to look for and be aware so that you can check yourself or your close one for diabetes if you or them are showing this symptoms.

They are:

  • Dry mouth
  • Increased thirst
  • stomach problems
  • Impotence
  • Slow healing cuts and wounds
  • feeling hungry all the time
  • having dry or itchy skin
  • frequent urination
  • having problems with concentration
  • nerve problems
  • blurred vision
  • infections that keep coming back
  • weight gain
  • frequent fatigue and tiredness

There is a list called GI ( glycemic index) list that shows which food are containing carbohydrate and can raise the blood sugar. The high GI levels increase the blood glucose a. The scale is from 0 to 100. High GI in the food can be rapidly digested but the low GI are slowly digested. They also reduce the insulin levels and can help you control the weight.

Here is the GI list and you can see which one has the low or the high concentration of carbohydrate.

  • 1 egg is 0
  • 1 cup of broccoli is 10
  • 1 medium yellow onion- 10
  • 1 cup walnuts – 15
  • 1 cup cashews- 22
  • 1 cup cherries – 22
  • ½ grapefruit0 25
  • yogurt- 23
  • sausage- 28
  • butter beans- 31
  • kidney beans- 34
  • medium apple- 38
  • 1 cup spaghetti- 42
  • green grapes- 46
  • 1 carrot- 47
  • orange- 48
  • banana- 52
  • peas- 54.

This scale is from 0 to 54 and it is considered to be low glycemic foods and can be consumed and digested with no problems. However, the scale from 54 and up to 100 are more glycemic and can be considered to be linked with high blood sugar.

  • brown rice, tablespoon honey – 55
  • oatmeal- 58
  • macaroni and cheese, white rice- 64

The scale between 55 and 69 is showing the medium level of glycemic foods.

Here are the high concentration glycemic foods and you need to avoid them from your regular use if you don’t want your blood sugar levels to rise.

  • white bread (one slice)- 70
  • 2 cups popcorn- 72
  • doughnut- 76
  • rice cake- 78
  • medium baked potato- 85
  • corn flakes – 92
  • pure glucose- 100.