In Canada, roughly 29% of the population is either pre-diabetic or diabetic.
Like other chronic conditions, diabetes can transform the lives of affected individuals. Diabetics often feel overwhelmed by the never-ending demands of diabetes care, such as the constant monitoring of both glucose levels and food intake. Diabetes symptoms such as fatigue may also impede the ability to carry out everyday tasks.
Some breakfast options for those with diabetes include eggs, Greek yogurt with berries, overnight chia seed pudding, oatmeal, multigrain avocado toast, low carb smoothies, wheat bran cereal, cottage cheese, low sugar fruit, and nut bowls.
Considering the daily calorie limit, which is 2,500 calories for males and 2,000 calories for women, Patients with diabetes should limit their daily sugar consumption to no more than 6 teaspoons (25g) and should not drink beverages with added sugar.