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I have a friend who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. He doesn't have to have insulin but need to eat healthy with high carbs. Can you please give me a website or some information on how to take care of this? He has been exercising and watching what he

I have a friend who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. He doesn't  have to have insulin but need to eat healthy with high carbs. Can you please give me a website or some information on how to take care of this? He has been exercising and watching what he

Thank : Thank you for your question. I would suggest you look at the website for the american diabetes association, www.Diabetes.Org. This site will provide a wealth of information for you and your friend. As you may know, type 2 diabetes is a condition where the body develops a resistance to insulin. As a result, the body has to make more and more Insulin to process glucose properly. The excess in glucose and Insulin eventually has several bad effects on the body, and can result in heart disease, vascular disease, kidney disease, eye disease and nerve problems. A diabetic diet is low in carbohydrates, especially simple sugars. By following a diabetic diet, and losing weight if one is overweight, some people can treat and even cure their diabetes without medicines. ...Read more

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Carbs (Definition)

Carbs is an abbreviation for carbohydrates. The human body breaks down carbohydrates into basic sugars such ...Read more


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Can someone give me information on carbohydrate intake for diabetes?

Can someone give me information on carbohydrate intake for diabetes?

Broad topic: This is a broad topic that requires intensive patient education. Here are some basic principles. 1: less is better 2: spread whatever carbs you eat throughout the day. Your body may be able to handle small loads of carbs without making your sugars too high hope this helps you get started. ...Read more

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Can i take xls carb blocker ?

Can i take xls carb blocker ?

Diet Pills: Yes, but it will not do anything except empty your wallet of money. It will not in any way lead to real or lasting weight loss. ...Read more

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How can I go on a no carb diet?

How can I go on a no carb diet?

Don't use a no-carb: Diet. Check out www.Drmcdougall.Com for information on a healthy diet. He cites lots of research on the benefits of a low-fat, starch-based diet. ...Read more

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How do I stop my carb cravings?

Ironically: if you reduce or eliminate junk carbs from your diet (& replace with healthy ones) - carb craving often starts to diminish in a short period of time. Take care. ...Read more

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How is a no carb diet possible?

Since food consists: of carbohydrates, proteins and fats, a "no carb" diet would have to include only protein and fat. That is not practical and is not healthy. Check out www.drmcdougall.com and www.nutritionfacts.org for excellent research and information on the benefits of plant-based eating. ...Read more

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What can help with carb cravings?

What can help with carb cravings?

Protein & Fiber: Eat frequent (every 3-4 hours) small meals or snacks that are high in protein and fiber. Ideally each snack should be about 10-12 g of protein, 5 g of fiber, 15 g of carbs. The cravings will not go away immediately but eating in this pattern (with a regular meal at least once a day) will lower the craving! ...Read more

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How many carb in 1 cup sweet n low?

Trivial: Sweet and low is a sugar substitute designed to mimic the molecular structure of the sweet receptor in your mouth. It has a trivial amount of carb content. ...Read more