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Is a diabetic diet ok for pregnant or breastfeeding women? I am alil over 8 months pregnant with my first child. I am not diabetic but my fiancee is type 1. I want to make sure that i can do everything i can in my power to keep him healthy by cooking good

Is a diabetic diet ok for pregnant or breastfeeding women? I am alil over 8 months pregnant with my first child. I am not diabetic but my fiancee is type 1. I want to make sure that i can do everything i can in my power to keep him healthy by cooking good

It is likely ok: It is always recommended to eat healthy during pregnancy by taking in the appropriate and right amount of the different food groups. The underlying purpose of diabetic diets is to promote healthy eating. You should be fine to participate in a healthier lifestyle but if you continue to have concerns, review your pregnancy requirements with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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How do I prepare a diabetic diet for my son?

How do I prepare a diabetic diet for my son?

Diabetes education: The best way to receive education for diabetes is to be seen at a diabetes center. Certified diabetes educators, often nurses and nutritionists, are most helpful. ...Read more

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Can following a diabetic diet if i'm not diabetic be beneficial?

Can following a diabetic diet if i'm not diabetic be beneficial?

Can't hurt: A diabetic diet limits simple/processed carbohydrates & unhealthy fats, and should include plenty of natural fiber & foods rich in vitamins & minerals, so it is healthy for almost anyone. If you are at increased risk for developing diabetes, following a diabetic diet may decrease your chances of getting the disease. Joining a diabetic friend/family in their diet is a great way to show your support. ...Read more

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Is there a diabetic diet home delivery program?

Is there a diabetic diet home delivery program?

Most likely many: Also free magazine diabetic life, and free tv channel about diabetes. ...Read more

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How can I change to a diabetic diet while obese?

How can I change to a diabetic diet while obese?

See nutrionist: Who can help formulate a plan and diet for you. ...Read more

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What type of food heal the kidneys, and still are part of a diabetic diet?

What type of food heal the kidneys, and still are part of a diabetic diet?

No: There are no certain foods that "heal" the kidneys, generally speaking. As a diabetic, it would be wise to maintain a diabetic diet, control your blood sugars with appropriate medications, maintain a healthy weight (through diet and exercise), control your blood pressure, and also take an ace/arb medication (if recommended by your physician). ...Read more

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I am 66 & eat a diabetic diet, but have a lot of gas! what do you suggest?

I am 66 & eat a diabetic diet, but have a lot of gas! what do you suggest?

Avoid: Broccolli, beans, brussel sprouts, cabbage cauliflower, onions , asparagus and avoid constipation- must have at least one, easy to evacuate bowel movement daily ps: its not a 'diabetes diet' issue. ...Read more

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Dads HbA1C was 6.2 at 21/1/2015,he made diabetic diet: HbA1C was 6.0 at 4/4/2015,can he now check HbA1C again?

Dads HbA1C was 6.2 at 21/1/2015,he made diabetic diet: HbA1C was 6.0 at 4/4/2015,can he now check HbA1C again?

3 months: usually one waits three months before rechecking a hbA1c level. checking it too early, might reflect some of the sugar values from the last time it was tested. ...Read more

Dr. Vikram Patel
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Diabetic Diet (Definition)

Healthy diabetic eating includes limiting foods that are high in sugar eating smaller portions, spread out over the day being careful about when and how many carbohydrates you eat eating a variety of whole-grain foods, fruits and vegetables every day eating less fat limiting your use of ...Read more


Dr. Tracy Berg
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Healthy Cooking (Definition)

Healthy cooking is cooking that is focused on making healthy food, including food that is low in saturated fat, ...Read more