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Doctor insights on: Diet Plan For Diabetes Type 2

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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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Is the mediterranean diet acceptable for people with type 2 diabetes?

Is the mediterranean diet acceptable for people with type 2 diabetes?

Largely No: Ancel keys is considered the father of the mediterranean diet. Study him on google, including the photo of him when elderly. Also study: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, science for smart people, big fat fiasco, how the government makes you fat, dietdoctor, taubes, attia, nusi.Org, lustig, eric westman, & many answers I have offered on healthtap. ...Read more

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Is a plant based diet or a vegetarian diet best for someone who has type 2 diabetes or prediabetes?

Is a plant based diet or a vegetarian diet best for someone who has type 2 diabetes or prediabetes?

Not for everyone...: A vegan diet with fat-free (plus once in a while low-fat dairy) milk can be quite healthy. A vegan, ovo-vegetarian, lacto-vegetarian, and lacto-ovo-vegetarian are all types of vegetarians. Because some things (calcium, vit.D, vit.B12, protein) are harder to get if a vegetarian eats no egg or dairy products, a strict vegan has a much harder time finding all the nutrients he needs to stay healthy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me diet plans for diabetes type 2 & uric acid?

Can you tell me diet plans for diabetes type 2 & uric acid?

See details: Forget about diets for uric acid. They have very little benefit. A diabetic diet (low carbohydrate, high protein) is an essential part of diabetic control. ...Read more

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Is jujube good for type 2 diabetes?

Is jujube good for type 2 diabetes?

Do not rely.....: I would not rely on alternative medicine for the treatment of something as important as diabetes 2. If you do have diabetes. See a dr. And have him outline an appropriate treatment plan for you. ...Read more

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How dangerous is the ketogenic diet for the type 2 diabetic?

How dangerous is the ketogenic diet for the type 2 diabetic?

Not dangerous: People get 'ketosis' mixed up with 'keto-acidosis'. Ketosis is the process of burning fat for energy instead of sugar or muscle. This is definitely a GOOD thing for type 2 diabetics. Keto-acidosis is a very dangerous condition that occurs in type 1 diabetics when they are not taking in enough insulin. I have had MANY diabetic 2 patients do with with ketogenic eating plans (sensible) ...Read more

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What is the suitable nutrition for diabetes type 2 patient?

What is the suitable nutrition for diabetes type 2 patient?

Type II diabetes: Please see your doc or a nutritionist. He/she will help you make healthy choices and also monitor and support you. There are many books on the market about this topic but having professional help and guidance is safest. ...Read more

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Which type of diet plan should someone with hypoglycemia have?

Which type of diet plan should someone with hypoglycemia have?

Healthy eating: Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries dont count. Choose whole grains & limit refined grains. Pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. Check out http://www.Sparkpeople.Com or http://www.Myfitnesspal.Com. They offers nutrition, health, and fitness tools, support, and resources that are 100% free. ...Read more

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Is following the Atkins diet and using Atkins products a good diet for type 2 diabetics?

Is following the Atkins diet and using Atkins products a good diet for type 2 diabetics?

Yes, if lose weight: An atkins diet is an extreme low carbohydrate diet. Most people are not able to follow this diet long term. Despite eating more fat on this diet, if you eat very little carbs and are losing weight, your diabetes will improve. ...Read more

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5'9" 190lbs type 2 diabetes what is the best diet for weight loss success?

5'9" 190lbs type 2 diabetes what is the best diet for weight loss success?

It varies: A healthy well-balanced diet, 3 meals without snacks. Caloric restriction if you need to lose weight. There's no magic here. Find an eating plan you can follow the rest of your life, not a short-term diet. Check w/your registered dietitian. If you truly have type 2 diabetes, oral therapy may be of help or glp agonist injections -- not just insulin. ...Read more

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Is jenny craig a great food source for type 2 diabetes?

Is jenny craig a great food source for type 2 diabetes?

OK: Jenny craig an most of the commercial companies have a good selection of "low gycemic" foods which are good for type2 diabetes. I would also check out www.Mendosa.Com. The author is a diabetic and I have found his sight great for diet recommendations. ...Read more

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What should be the daily carbohydrate intake for someone with type 2 diabetes or gestational diabetes?

What should be the daily carbohydrate intake for someone with type 2 diabetes or gestational diabetes?

That's a hard one: If you are looking for a carved in stone #, i won't give you one. It depends on your current weight, the weight you've gained so far in your pregnancy, the severity of your diabetes etc. Your best bet would be to talk it over with your nutritionist, who should help you make out a plan and suggest a menu or two that you may follow. ...Read more

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How can nutrition act as a risk factor for type 2 diabetes?

How can  nutrition act as a risk factor for type 2 diabetes?

Not nutrition: But obesity which is a risk factor. High quality nutrition in the right amount which, coupled with exercise, keeps you lean -- does not increase your risk of diabetes. Over nutrition (eating too much and gaining weight) is a definite risk factor however. It's not the food, it's how much that matters. ...Read more

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Vegetarian with type 2 diabetes looking for non-soy protein to eat with carbs?

Vegetarian with type 2 diabetes looking for  non-soy  protein to eat with carbs?

Vege protein: If your vegan, options will be limited, beans or bean pastes, nuts, nut butters, butters hummus, seitan is excellent choice , tahini, . Combinations can provide adequate nutrients rice and beans, some vegans add yeast powders to foods to get b12. ...Read more

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How to control diabetes type 2 with medicine..?

How to control diabetes type 2 with medicine..?

Not enough: When someone with diabetes needs medication, then weight management, diet, exercise, and proper sleep are part of that prescription also. Depending on the physician, oral medication may be an option (often start w/insulin sensitizing agent), though occasionally insulin. When doing well with lifestyle change medication can sometimes be weaned. ...Read more

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A diet plan for diabetic?

A diet plan for diabetic?

Low carbs: Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes your blood sugar which increases Insulin and promotes weight gain. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and just enough protein. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the ...Read more