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Doctor insights on: Fruit And Vegetable Cure For 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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If diabetes under good control A1c 5.1 &don’t consume added sugar at all, how much natural sugar from fruit and vegetable you should consume every day?

If diabetes under good control A1c 5.1 &don’t consume added sugar at all, how much natural sugar from fruit and vegetable you should consume every day?

I tell my: Patients 1 hard fruit with each meal, not separate from meal, not watery ( as fruit sugar in a liquid gets rapidly absorbed vegies no problem but avoid sweet potatoes. ...Read more

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I drink a lot of fruit & vegetable smoothies - 1 daily- during pregnant for added nutrients. Do I risk possibility of gest diabetes? Should I worry?

I drink a lot of fruit & vegetable smoothies - 1 daily- during pregnant for added nutrients. Do I risk possibility of gest diabetes? Should I worry?

Maybe?: Gestational diabetes has many factors, including genetics, your weight before pregnancy, your diet, etc. Smoothies can contain a lot of carbs which will raise your blood sugar temporarily, and in pregnancy, that may cause elevated Insulin levels and possibly excess fetal growth. In general, it's better to eat your food then to drink it, and consume protein with your carbs to control blood sugar. ...Read more

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I'm a fruitatarian. I eat fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds. I have been told I have borderline type 2 diabetes. Will eating a lot of fruits worsen it?

I'm a fruitatarian. I eat fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds. I have been told I have borderline type 2 diabetes. Will eating a lot of fruits worsen it?

Key Word: The key word is a lot. Fructose certainly has a much much lower glycemic index than sucrose (table sugar) and is metabolized differently than sucrose. However, too much fructose can lead to Insulin resistance and make your diabetes worse. It seems that just about anything in excess is bad for us. ...Read more

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What fruit can I eat with diabetes?

What fruit can I eat with diabetes?

See below: You can have most any type of fruit. Talk with your dietician about adding them to your diet. ...Read more

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Could eating only fruit itself cause diabetes?

Could eating only fruit itself cause diabetes?

Diabetes?: Not unless u r susceptible by genetics to get diabetes, regardless of what u eat. ...Read more

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Any fruit can combat diabetes ?

Any fruit can combat diabetes ?

Diabetes: Fruit can be controlled by insulin if you have type 1 diabetes. If you have type 2 diabetes you need to pay attention to food intake (includes fruit) and you should exercise at least twice a week. I like the online prgram "NuVal" because it list 100 items of all food and drink intake with the range being 100 (very good) or 1-20 (anything but good for you. ...Read more

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Will eating too much fruit cause diabetes?

Will eating too much fruit cause diabetes?

Not really unless -: You are prone to getting it, because you have a strong family history of it. Keeping you weight in check according to your height and doing regular exercises & eating healthy can reduce your chances of getting it. Excess of anything can be bad for you, so be wary. ...Read more