A 44-year-old member asked:
does eating food that promotes blood circulation help in preventing diabetes?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Diet and diabetes: Sometimes certain foods will theoretically delay the onset of type 2 diabetes but this is poorly understood and more hypothetical. Foods containing brewers yeast contain chromium and can be useful as an example. More preventive information is available from:
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Low Carb: Focus on more protein, more fat, and complex carbohydrates. Decrease total carbohydrate intake.
Last updated Mar 26, 2013
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$15 per month
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.