If blood sugar levels are not properly controlled and remain too high, a number of problems can occur, including kidney failure, nerve damage, heart disease, stroke, visual impairment and leg ulcers.
Managing blood sugar levels can help prevent and control type 2 diabetes and one way to do this is through healthy eating.
Experts say there is nothing to eat if you have type 2 diabetes, but some foods should be restricted.
The NHIF advises: "Eat a wide variety of foods – including fruits, vegetables and some starchy foods as pasta.
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