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A 27-year-old female asked:

I'm a 26 years old female with diabetes type 1. could i keep the oshawa diet (rice, grains, water) for 10 days? or it could affect my blood sugar?

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Dr. Brad Eilerman
Endocrinology 21 years experience
Diets and diabetes: Given the challenging nature of maintaining nutrition in type 1 diabetes, a diet consisting of only simple carbohydrates is less than ideal. Try something with more protein.
Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 44 years experience
Diet & T1D: This looks like the "macrobiotic" diet. Whole grains and veggies generally constitute good nutrition. It is carb heavy and you may need more insulin. How are you controlling your glu now? Pump? Sensor? Basal/bolus with frequent testing? Suggest getting your glu under control first and have a plan for making adjustments. You may need help from your endocrinologist.
Last updated Apr 5, 2020


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