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diverticulitis diets for diabetics

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Yes.: Diverticulitis, by definition, is a bacterial infection arising from a hole in the colon. Any infection may complicate the management of diabetes.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Sure can!: Diverticulitis is an infection of diverticula (pouches in the colon), and any infection stress the body. In diabetes this loads to higher glucose leve ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Glad to see: That you are being followed by your doctor. Seeing a nutritionist would be a good next step. Your doc may have a referral. Peace and good health.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rada Ivanov
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
See below: If he smokes, he needs to quit; if he is overweight, he needs to lose weight. If he maintains a healthy lifestyle and follows his doctors' advice reli ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Early vs. Late: Acute diverticulitis is associated with swelling of the colon that may create a temporary partial blockage of the colon. Therefore, we often advocate ... 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Low carb diet: Yes, but keep in mind that that anything too extreme is usually not healthy for you. In general, lean protein, fruits, vegetables , water are good fo ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Avoid alcohol,hi fat: The only absolutes in chronic pancreatitis is to avoid alcohol, refined sugars / snacks / candy (those that give a quick sugar rush), & fried/grea ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Very hard!: Nan, or indian bread is good, but forbidden. Indian diets are heavy into rice, also to be avoided. Curries without rice, but with lamb, or chicken, a ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
????????????????????: You mean good source of sugar right?
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Not so...: Too low or too high on anything is often not recommended...Thus use a sensible approach to your weight loss with balanced, healthy diet and exercises. ... Read More
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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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
All are OK: All fruits and everything else are ok on a diabetes diet, if the diet is balanced and appropriate for the patient. Consult a registered dietitian for ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
It's fine: Depending on the type of kidney stone, you may restrict calcium some (calcium stones) or purines some (uric acid stones). Beyond this, diet is general ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Harvey
36 years experience Geriatrics
Metabolic syndrome: I am not sure why you are on a calcium channel blocker, but ace inhibitors are first line in diabetes with hypertension. Metabolic syndrome is a pro ... 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes, provided:: Subject keeps salt itake low ; water intake high, same as for anyone who is prone to kidney stones. Basically, olive oil, used in mediterranian cookin ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Browning
29 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
To some degree: Fiber supplementation has been shown to reduce the likelihood of episodes of diverticulitis, but not completely prevent them.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience Dentistry
Vegetables...: Healthy vegetables are a good place to start. Even some vegetables like carrots are best in moderation. Fruits, while natural can be high in sugar.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
Cherries: Cherries are good.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Good Food: Good foods for someone with diabetes are the same as good foods for someone without diabetes. Maintaining a balance between carbs (sugar & starch), p ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
I am not aware: of such data. It is generally accepted that risk of malignancy is proportional to duration of active colitis, so it follows that it is most important ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wittenberg
52 years experience Podiatry
No: Diabetes is not caused by eating fruits or vegetables, diabetes is caused by a problem in the pancreas. Moderation on any food group is advisable.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Diet: It depends. It's not fasting for sure! you will need to work with a dietitian to get one established for you. If you are overweight, it is one, if you ... Read More

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