Here`s how to keep diabetes at bay

Here`s how to keep diabetes at bayWashington, Sept 2 - You may want to keep your blood sugars under control as about 8.1 million diabetes cases go undiagnosed.

Since 29.1 million people of the US population have diabetes, Joy Bauer, the nutrition expert on the Today Show, has given out few tips to do so.

Bauer suggested to start with incorporating some of the simple lifestyle changes, like monitoring blood glucose levels, taking medication as directed by doctors, maintaining a healthy weight, aiming for at least 30 minutes of activity most days of the week, keeping a food record, quitting smoking and moderating alcohol consumption.

She also recommended few simple swaps to your diet that can help you fight diabetes, like croutons on salad for toasted walnuts, ranch salad dressing for vinaigrette dressing and breadcrumbs for rolled oats in your meatballs.