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Is protein intake different if you have diabetes

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
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Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
You are doing fine: and your protein intake is suitable, in diabetes in general, it is rather the carbohydrates and fats that you need to watch diligently. A dietician, i... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
Nephrology and Dialysis 27 years experience
Fish lean poultry: I usually reccomend fish, lean poultry and egg whites. Lentils are also a good source of protein and are compatible with vegetarian diet.
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
The optimal intake: Is 1gram per two pounds of body weight.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, bean... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Excessive sugar: Yes, it can lead to diabetes. You need to take much less sugar. I don't have a share in this but I am drinking "Lipton, Diet Green Tea". It is free ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 27 years experience
Vegetarian "meat": If you eat a variety of vegetables, legumes, and whole grains, you will get all the protein you need. Meat analogues certainly have lots of protein, b... Read More
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: This is simply not true. Autoimmunity in kids, genetics in adults, mostly. Having diabetes is difficult enough without misguided friends saying, "aren... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Bond
Sports Medicine 22 years experience
Over-protein = fat: The body can only metabolize so much protein, anything over and above will be converted to fat as storage.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Possible: Research shows vi shaped protein will help to loose weight and okay to use in diabetes.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
For optimal results!: Weight training is one of the best sporting actvities. To optimize resluts, you should eat 2grams of protein for every kilogram of body weight (2.2 lb... Read More

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