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What fruits are to be avoided by diabetes patients?

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Dr. Nicholas Nomicos
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None: This is a good question and frequently asked. The real question is how much, not what. In moderation and as part of a balanced, diabetic friendly (watching carbs) diet, any fruit is ok. There are many good resources by the mayo clinic, johns hopkins and others that can provide much more detail.
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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine 29 years experience
High glycemic: High glycemic fruits should be avoided since they can spike your blood sugar. These are tropical fruits such as pineapples, mangos, papayas and melons (watermelon, cantaloupe, honey dew).
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Oranges and grapes
Feb 11, 2014
Dr. Real Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
2 fruits/day: A diabetic should not eat more than 2fruits/d ex: 1//2 banana, 4 oz of juice, 2 prunes, small boll of fruits ex strawberries, blueberries, each equal to 1 fruit.
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