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Doctor insights on: Foods That Prevent Diabetes

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

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


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Does eating food that promotes blood circulation help in preventing diabetes?

Does eating food that promotes blood circulation help in preventing diabetes?

Diet and diabetes: Sometimes certain foods will theoretically delay the onset of type 2 diabetes but this is poorly understood and more hypothetical. Foods containing brewers yeast contain chromium and can be useful as an example. More preventive information is available from: http://www.Diabetes.Org/diabetes-basics/prevention/. ...Read more

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Are apples, pears & blueberries good to prevent diabetes? Those are diabetic, is it healthy to include them in a diet?

Are apples, pears & blueberries good to prevent diabetes?  Those are diabetic, is it healthy to include them in a diet?

No: Diabetes is not caused by eating fruits or vegetables, diabetes is caused by a problem in the pancreas. Moderation on any food group is advisable. ...Read more

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Are there certain foods that predispose you to developing corns?

Are there certain foods that predispose you to developing corns?

No: There are no particular foods that one might eat that would cause the development of corns (eating corn doesn't cause corns!). However, if one had poorly-fitting shoes, and had to walk many miles every day to the market to buy food, then he might develop calluses and corns from his daily trips to get food. ...Read more

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Foods that help people with diabetes insipidus?

Foods  that help people with diabetes insipidus?

It depeds on reason: One component of effective management of nephrogenic diabetes insipidus is the low sodium diet. Restricted sodium intake limits renal solute load and permits full effectiveness of chorothiazide. The usual sodium intake for persons in the us is about 5000 mg/day. From a medical perspective, the low sodium restriction for treatment of hypertension is 2400 mg/day. ...Read more

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Will eating high GI foods regularly increase the chance of getting diabetes in future (even if that high GI food is considered healthy food) ?

Will eating high GI foods regularly increase the chance of getting diabetes in future (even if that high GI food is considered healthy food) ?

High Glycemic Index: foods increase the production of insulin more than lower GI foods. Thus, they can promote type II diabetes more easily. Peace and good health. Berries are low GI and good for you. ...Read more

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Foods not to eat with pre diabetes?

Foods not to eat with pre diabetes?

Low carbohyrate food: Anyone who is at risk for developing diabetes should follow a healthy diet low in carbohydrates, fat, and calories. This will help promote weight loss that will also help prevent diabetes. Foods high in carbohydrates to avoid would include many processed foods, breads, pastas, many sweets, etc. I recommend that diabetics or those at risk pay close attention to food labels. ...Read more

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How to prevent diabetics? Will eating sugars and ice creams cause diabetics?

How to prevent diabetics? Will eating sugars and ice creams cause diabetics?

Avoid sugar: Live a healthy life and avoid sugar. That means eating a diet of a variety of healthy foods, avoiding sugar and refined starches, and getting plenty of exercise. Of course, luck plays a role too. ...Read more

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Which fish oils may be the key to prevent diabetic retinopathy?

Which fish oils may be the key to prevent diabetic retinopathy?

Control Risk Factors: The only proven way to reduce the risk of diabetic retinopathy is to tightly control blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels. See a medical doctor or endocrinologist for help with this effort. ...Read more

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To prevent type II diabetes, is it more important to avoid sugar and carbs, or to avoid fat?

To prevent type II diabetes, is it more important to avoid sugar and carbs, or to avoid fat?

No: Many studies show that carbs and sugar do not cause type ii diabetes. Fat also will not affect the diabetic risk. What makes the difference is weight control. Every 2.5 lbs that you gain increases the diabetic risk by 15%. Losing weight decreases the risk by 15% for every 2.5lbs. If more carbs or sugar or fat might increase risk but only by making you gain weight. ...Read more

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Are there certain foods that can prevent urine odor?

Are there certain foods that can prevent urine odor?

More water: There is no prevention of odor; just dilution or prevention by avoiding certain foods. Avoid asparagus. Drink lots of water until your urine is clear, then there won't be an odor. ...Read more

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How can control pre-diabetes and is there any chance to avoid diabetes in future?

How can control pre-diabetes and is there any chance to avoid diabetes in future?

Diet,exercise,;: Wt loss ( if overweight ).Most people that do these things see much better numbers within 3 months. Good luck. ...Read more

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What foods are safest to eat that prevent food poisoning?

What foods are safest to eat that prevent food poisoning?

Washing and cooking: Thoroughly wash raw foods, such as fresh vegetables and fruits; cook foods especially meats to internal temperature of 160 degree. See this site for more info on this subject. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/food-poisoning. ...Read more

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Is there any vegetarian food that helps prevent or reduce gerd?

Is there any vegetarian food that helps prevent or reduce gerd?

Low fat diet: Low fat diet is what is recommended for gerd whether it is vegetarian or meat based. ...Read more

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Can there be certain diets/ foods that promote less belly fat?

Can there be certain diets/ foods that promote less belly fat?

Spot reducing: Spot reduction does not work, unfortunately the first place gained is the last to go. The answer is calories in vs calories out. Eat less exercise more. ...Read more

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