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How Many Grams Of Sugar Can A Diabetic Have Daily
As few as possible: See above.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can you get diabetes from a two week sugar binge? And how many grams of sugar consumed over a two week period could cause diabetes?
Not sugar: Diabetes is not related to your intake of sugar; actually sugar has few calories, but they are empty calories without nutrition. Adult (or type 2) diabetes is more common as you get older, if you have a family history of diabetes -- and is 70-90% related to weight. As you gain weight you become more resistant to Insulin until your pancreas is overwhelmed. It's the only risk factor you can control. ...Read more
Sugars vs nutrition: I would first advise you that sugar is not the healthiest part of a diet. You do need complex carbohydrates in your diet, but you do not necessarily need simple sugar. The thought is that 40 to 60 grams of carbohydrates as part of a diet that is majority proteins is a good place to land. ...Read more
Less: You will find the fewer carbs a day, the less Insulin you require. What matters more is that you are using enough Insulin to maintain very good control of sugars. You should also be consistent with carbs. Be realistic, dont eat nothing and be miserable, but it is also dangerous to eat too much then too little carbs which causes high highs and low lows. Try to eat consistent amount. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
45-60 gm per meal: The less carbs consumed daily, the better! but the problem is you will not be able to maintain that diet for ever, and because of that 45-60 gm of carbohydrate (3-4 carb choices) per meal is a more reasonable alternative, doing that typically reduces the extreme spikes in the blood glucose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: The answers are variable depending upon your height, weight, activity level, etc. There is no value in having sugar in your diet, although small amounts occur naturally in all your foods and can't cause much problems. See a good registered dietitian to calculate specific dietary parameters for you. ...Read more
How many grams of carbohydrates should a person with type 2 diabetes or gestational diabetes intake a day?
No definite #: There is no definite # on that. It will depend on your prepregnancy weight, the weight you've gained throughout your pregnancy, the severity of your diabetes. The calorie intake increases in the second and third trimester by ~ 300 calories/day. Of which ~65% should come from carbohydrates. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Quality not grams: Eat 6 equal meals with fresh vegetables, non sugary fruit, high quality protein, and olive oil and coconut oil, and quinoa as the best grain. Avoid processed foods and processed meats and artificially sweetened foods. Get a good night sleep, exercise and manage stress skillfully. See kelly mcgonigal's the will power instinct for optimal health and weight loss. ...Read more
On10mg of atorvastatin for a month. Glucose is 95. However i drink 20oz of regular soda daily. How big a concern that i develop type 2 diabetes?
Significantly ↑es: Diabetes mellitus = ?blood sugar, is ?ed by carbs (esp. Simple sugars) intake, develops over 30-40 years, ?es with age ; slightly ?es with all statins (which, in human trials, ?death for each transitioning to dm). Optimize lipoproteins by NMR (incl. Lp-ir score), hba1c to ?5.0%, usual resting sbp <120 mmhg. Go hflc. Study: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, nusi.Org, fatchance.Html, dietdoctor.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have prediabetes and i would like to know how many grams of sugar can I have daily since food, drinks and fruits all have sugar, how much is safe ?
Keep weight down: And stay away from concentrated sweets.Get a more detailed answer ›
How many fruits can I eat in a day so that sugar from fruits do not contribute to high sugar intake? Non-diabetic male,healthy diet,added sugar -35gms
Glycemic Index: chart would be helpful. You can search the net for one. The fructose and thus insulin evoking aspect to fruits vary from fruit to fruit with berries being the lowest on the list and fruit juices and watermelon being much higher. Peace and good health. Same process for vegetables. ...Read more
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