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A 41-year-old member asked:

For what reasons healthy diet important for people with diabetes?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
Cornerstone: Diet, exercise and weight loss are the cornerstone of diabetes therapy. Without them, you need a lot more medication, the medication doesn't work as well, and you'll develop complications sooner and die at an earlier age.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

What to do if i want to know why healthy diet important for people with diabetes?

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Dr. Martin Fried
Nutrition 37 years experience
Prevention: Excess sugar in the blood can cause, cataracts, leg ulcers, nerve problems, heart attacks and kidney failure. You want a good diet to help control blood sugar, so you need the minimum amount of insulin. Keeping your blood sugar under control will help to avoid these complications.
Last updated Apr 12, 2013
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