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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Diabetic Diet: Good question and one that does have more than one answer. But, i often send my patients to the american diabetes association website and to a local ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Low Carb/Sugar Foods: Shop lc/hf foods. Since dm is ↑ed blood sugar, eating sugar &/or rapidly digested carbs(means sugar) greatly ↑es dm. Study: big fat lies, mcgovern's r ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Diet and exercise: Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries dont count. Choose whole grains & limit ref ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Low carbs: Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes you ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lee Lawrence
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
No: Many fruit juices contain high fructose corn syrup which is a simple sugar that will cause a rapid spike of serum blood sugar and is rapidly used by t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
????????????????????: You mean good source of sugar right?
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No better/no worse: They're all about the same. Use whatever you think tastes better. Some can't be used in baking.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Carbohydrates: Eaten alone, chapathi and rice may cause your blood sugar to rise rapidly. Insulin doses and pancreatic response may not be able to keep up. If you ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
MANY: There is not enough space to tell you, but the American Diabetes Association (ADA) has a good web-site to educate you on what foods are best for a dia ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: It will not help you in any way. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Yes and no: A healthy diet is certainly good. Make sure your protein intake is sufficient if you are eating as well as you say, and if there are at least some a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Ask your doctor for: advice and possibly a complement food allergy panel done, since your history of idiopathic urticaria, inhalers (asthma?), and low hdl means you need t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Individual needs: The most common foods causing sensitivities are wheat, corn, soy, eggs, dairy, peanuts, and tree nuts -- but you as an individual might react to any o ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
It's all relative.: For very low calorie diets, potatoes are relatively high calorie [1 cup of diced potato is 55 calories] compared to 1 serving of turnips or even bette ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
HTN DIET: Yes just monitor salt intake . Try to keep near ideal body weight. Also recommend flute free low carb diet. Gutbliss.com. WholeApproach.com
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Low carb: diet w/higher protein helps shift the body into ketosis. That is the state wherein the body uses fat for fuel rather than sugar. Please only do this ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
A plant based diet: is excellent for reducing cardiovascular risk. The DASH diet was designed primarily for hypertension management. There are secondary cardiovascular be ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Aloe juice: Both are worthless. Recommend moving to DASH diet to control health issues. Get this book ISBN 9780743410076 Read it use it and no DM.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
17 years experience Cardiology
Fish fruits dairy: Starch free consists of low-carbohydrate foods such as fish, cheese, eggs, fruit, vegetables, poultry, dairy and meat. This diet requires elimination ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Yes, if lose weight: An atkins diet is an extreme low carbohydrate diet. Most people are not able to follow this diet long term. Despite eating more fat on this diet, if ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience Family Medicine
YES: It is not my favorite but it has been around a long time and effective in providing the micronutrition that is needed and this is effective in weight ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not advisable: I am not a fan of this diet and it is esp. Ill-suited for those with hypoglycemia. Those with hypoglycemia should avoid sugars and eat protein & comp ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
No way; all sugars:: Fructose=a specific sugar (very unhealthy when concentrated) & saccharides=chains of sugar. Oligo means short (i.e. easy to digest quickly into si ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Lipkis
47 years experience Gastroenterology
Low hematocrit: It is possible to develop anemia (low hematocrit) from a diet that is deficient in protein, iron, folic acid or Vit. B-12. Check to see if the diet is ... Read More
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