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The middle aged construction worker with type 2 diabetes has several factors that need to be addressed. Because he has type 2 diabetes this means that his pancreas makes an insufficient supply of insulin which the body needs. The body needs insulom tp regulate the levels of glucose (sugar) in the bloodstream. This means that he must make sure that he maintains a stable and healthy blood glucose level. Some ways of doing this are: * Eat at the same times each day

* Roughly eat around the same portions of food each day
* Avoid high sugar foods
Type 2 diabetes cause is a combination of environmental and genetic factors. Lifestyle factors such as poor diet, being overweight or obese and minimal physical activity enhance the risk of getting type 2 diabetes. Choosing healthy foods and being physically are essentialy to help manage his blood clucose levels and body weight. It is strongly advised that people with type 2 diabetes create a healthy eating plan and manage their healthy food intake with regular phyiscal activity. It is essential to maintain a balanced a balanced diet otherwise the blood glucose level will go too high. It is also advised not to drink excesive amounts of alcohol without any good because this will make your blood glucose level drop.

As he is a construction worker he will be doing lots of heavy lifting, cemeting, digging, standing for long periods of time and other physical requirements that can be tough and demanding. For this reason he will need meals that will be high in carbohydrates and protein as well as a regular healthy balanced diet.

As a middle aged man, getting the proper nutrients and foods is essential to keep stong bones, maintain health and minimise risk of diseases. * The specific dietary intake of energy, protein, vitamins and minerals for your particular individual or group. As a man with type two-diabetes as well as enduring physical demands from...