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Please give some idea on how to make a good diet for addison's disease person?

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Dr. David LaMond
Bariatrics 22 years experience
Low sugar, low carb: Addisions is a disease of cortisol or stress and fluid balance hormones. If you are on synthetic cortisone, like prednisone, you will have a negative impact on Insulin the storage hormone of sugar/carbs/starches. This 'feedback' is regulated by the pituitary, the master gland in your body. So, you can balance this 'teeter totter, by controlling/minimizing foods which create a need for insulin.
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