Valentine’s day is a special day that involves going out to dinner and treating yourselves with sweets from cakes to chocolate drinks. When you are a diabetic or your spouse is, how do you celebrate this day without making her or him feel left out? In this day and age it is no longer a problem for diabetics to eat their favorite cake or sweets because there are those that are especially made for them. And there are other healthy ways of celebrating Valentine’s day other than eating your favorite sweet treats.
Treat Your Spouse to Dinner
Take your spouse to a fancy dinner in a place that caters to diabetic preferences. If there is no such place in your town, you may wan to cook for her or him. There are now lots of recipes of cakes and other treats that use substitute ingredients to make it still palatable for diabetics and at the same time won’t let them feel left out on this special night of love.
Go Out For a Movie or Other Outdoor Activities
Make time to treat your diabetic spouse out on a movie night. Or go out for a hike or yoga or any activities that she is fond of but has no time to do herself. You make time and of course bring with you her sugar-free snack.
Instead of giving chocolates, you can give flowers and sweet notes to your diabetic spouse.
Although unusual, giving diabetic socks is best for your spouse. Restrictions in your feet and calf can limit circulation and eventually makes it had for the body to heal. This is often associated with diabetics. The diabetic socks will reduce pressure in the leg and foot, will prevent friction on the skin surface and will lessen moisture. The diabetic socks will help combat complications of diabetics and aid in preventing amputation in the future of even death brought about by foot injury.
Giving your diabetic spouse diabetic supplements could be the best gift you can give on Valentine’s day. It shows how much you care for their health. Blood sugar support is a supplement that helps maintain glucose levels stable. This may not be the usual gift, but it would surely have a lasting effect on your spouse than any other gift on valentine’s.