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what can substitute sugar for dibetic people

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
36 years experience Wound care
Not much: How much depends on the individuals metabolism including whether type 1 or type 2 how much you excercise as well as the Insulin and oral meds taken. ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Almost nothing: It's total calories, not sugar, that is important. Sugar, however, has no nutrition and shouldn't be eaten in excess by anyone. There's sugar in all t ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
40 years experience Internal Medicine
glucose level: Normally glucose level would fall below 140mg/dl two hours after eating, a level above that number amy suggest diabetes, or pre-diabetes, further eval ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
No: Consuming sugar does not cause diabetes. However gaining weight as a result of eating too many calories, including sugar, increases the risk of devel ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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No: As long as you don't have any open wounds which could become infected, a sugar scrub won't elevate sugars. A scrub is for the skin. The sugar won't b ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
It's a slow: Progression from obesity to Insulin resistance to prediabetes to diabetes. It's not sudden changes and drop=offs, but all part of the same disease. Fo ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
3-5 servings at a : Meal. One serving is 15 gms of carbohydrate. See the site below for guidance regarding diabetic diet. http://www.umm.edu/patiented/articles/what_gene ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Multiple approaches: Cut down on the sugar. Cut down on the crabs (rice potatoes, bread) as they get converted to sugar. You may want to use alternative sweeteners. See ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Javier
35 years experience Cardiology
Sugar intake in diab: I recommend no sugars.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Often: The management of type 2 diabetes needs to be individualized. Depending on the severity of the disease and other medical conditions, treatment can be ... Read More
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