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which is better for a diabetic chapati or rice

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Chapati: Chapati made of whole wheat or other whole grains - it has more fiber and less complex carbohydrates than rice. All purpose (white) flour is also not ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Starch: Rice is a starch and behaves like a simple carbohydrate when eaten. It can have a high glycemic index, meaning that it is rapidly digested and and rai ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
All should avoid: Everyone, including diabetics should avoid white rice. White rice is natural rice that has been stripped of its three outer layers which contain all o ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience Endocrinology
Diabetes and rice: Rice is a simple carbohydrate which increases blood glucose. Focus on lean meats, nuts, legumes (beans) and vegetables.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Rice: Do you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes? If you are type 2 you should not call yourself a "diabetic". You have diabetes and should work towards getting ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
It does not: I'm sorry someone told you something this foolish. Type i diabetes is an autoimmune disease that usually starts before age 20. Type ii diabetes is a g ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
24 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended : Rice noodles mainly contain simple starch and will sharply elevate your blood sugar compared to whole grain foods. Stick to a very small portion if yo ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saima Farghani
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes but!: Rice and pasta are very high in carbohydrates and the carbs increase the blood sugars to very high level, that is why doctors ask to avoid these. But ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Within normal: The blood glucose level you described is within normal limits. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat m ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Washing off the sticky starch after cooking decreases some of the carbohydrate load, but rice is still high in carbs. Brown rice is still a better ch ... Read More
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