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how many grams of all kinds of sugars is safe for a type 2 diabetic?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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_general_guidelines_a_diabetes_diet_000042_2.htm.
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 49 years experience
cortisol ^with suga: The largest increase in numbers of diabetic patients started in the mid 1970's. Between the years of 1984 to1994 diabetes increased by 1000%. Both type1& 2 increased, type2the most .Hf corn syrup replaced sugar in 1975, causing inactive b -6, releasing of cortisone receptors, with Insulin resistance, high sugar, and abdominal obesity(gut), and, high fats in blood. No fructose, fruit juice, sugar.

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A member asked:

After how many hrs of eating, sugar pp reading has to be taken?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
2 hours: If you are measuring to see if your diabetic blood sugars are under control you are looking at two hours after eating. The goal is to be less than 140 but lower is better in general. These numbers should be correlated with your hemoglobin a1c.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Can you let me know how many grams of sugar is safe for a type 2 diabetic?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
None, really, but-: Keep all carb intake, specifically starch and sugar under 50-60g/day. This does not include non-digestible fiber (both soluble and insoluble), which are counted with total carbs on labels, but also listed separately!
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A 42-year-old female asked:

How many grams of sugar is too much?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
DependsOn : Your weight and diet plan. Simple sugars Are not healthy for anyone bit the sugars in fruits, veggies and grains are healthy sugars . A balanced diet is best
United Kingdom
A 17-year-old female asked:

How many spoonfuls of sugar in 136.4 grams of sugar?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Math: You may be surprised but physician's do not do their patient's homework for them.
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A 34-year-old male asked:

When looking at sugar content in different foods, how many grams is considered high?

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Infectious Disease 25 years experience
Sugar intake: According to the American Heart Association (AHA), the maximum amount of added sugars you should eat in a day are (7): Men: 150 calories per day (37.5 grams or 9 teaspoons)

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