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Diabetes (Definition)

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


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Is banana good for diabetic patients?

Is banana good for diabetic patients?

Not good or bad: Not good or bad. Just calories which must be accounted for in your diet. ...Read more

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Sweet corn is good for diabetics?

Sweet corn is good for diabetics?

Watch quantity: For someone with diabetes, corn counts as a grain, or carb, rather than as a vegetable. Fresh corn, in particular, contains many valuable vitamins and can be part of a healthy diet. However, because it is a grain, it must be counted against your carb allowance for that meal. 1 medium ear has 26 gm of carbs; 1/2 cup cut corn has 21 gm carbs. ...Read more

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Is carrot juice good for diabetics?

Is carrot juice good for diabetics?

Not really : Juices concentrate sugar. However vegetable juices are generally lower sugar than fruit juices. Much better from a healthy diet point of view to be eating the unprocessed forms of vegetables ...Read more

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Is eno(fruit salt) good for diabetic patients?

Is eno(fruit salt) good for diabetic patients?

No: It will not help you in any way. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Is cinnamon good for diabetic patient?

Is cinnamon good for diabetic patient?

Maybe: Cinnamon has been studied but results are inconclusive. A recent review of studies using cinnamon showed that cinnamon might help with glycemic control (lowering hgba1c). And side effects are minimal. What is clear is that cinnamon should not be used alone for diabetes but should be part of a comprehensive lifestyle program that includes the right diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Is splenda a good sugar substitute for diabetics to consume?

Is splenda a good sugar substitute for diabetics to consume?

No better/no worse: They're all about the same. Use whatever you think tastes better. Some can't be used in baking. ...Read more

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Is cinammon good for diabetes?

Is cinammon good for diabetes?

Yes: Most studies r done on cinnamon cassia-the most common form in the market. A systematic review of studies have shown some decreases in fasting blood sugar & response to oral glucose tolerance tests. One showed reduction in FBS of 18-29%. No definite conclusions for therapy but it does have anti-hyperglycemic properties. 1, 000mg = 1/2 tsp powdered cinnamon per day is effective or "aqueous" extract. ...Read more

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Is eating apples good for the kidney?

Is eating apples good for the kidney?

Apples: In general fruits are good for your health:). ...Read more

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Is stivia good for diabetics (insulin dependent)?

Is stivia good for diabetics (insulin dependent)?

Stivia: Stivia is fine.Are you sure you are "diabetic". A person who does not make insulin is a diabetic - type 1 diabetes. A person who makes insulin but not enough, has type 2 diabetes but hat does not make you a diabetic. Why do I say this? Because your goal is to work hard at getting rid of your diabetes. It may never happen but you should work very hard at achieving it. See a dietitian. ...Read more

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Is fasting good for diabetics?

Is fasting good for diabetics?

No: Three well-balanced meals a day with weight reduction and exercise is best. There is no reason to fast, although short periods of fasting are not harmful, they certainly are not beneficial. Don't believe what you hear from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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What fruits are good for diabetic patients?

What fruits are good for diabetic patients?

Fruits: Most fruits are just fine. Please go online to "NuVal" and get an idea of what food, etc. are good, not so good, and not good at all. That should do wonders for your diabetes. PS: Unless you have type 1 diabetes you are not diabetic! Your goal should be to get rid of diabetes completely. It is possible and when you get there you will tell all your family and friends with diabetes. ...Read more

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Is sugar cane juice good for health?

Is sugar cane juice good for health?

Depends: If you have glucose intolerance or diabetes is a bad idea, since it will give you a quick rise in blood sugar. In the caribean in the pre- gatorade days it was used as a quick energy drink amoung short and long distance runners. ...Read more

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Are fruit juices a good source of sugar for diabetes patients?

Are fruit juices a good source of sugar for diabetes patients?

Yes and no: Fruit juices have fructose as the main source of carbohydrate. This contains some glucose but not as much as other sources. You should still watch your blood sugars as you did before. ...Read more

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Why is flora so good for diabetics?

Why is flora so good for diabetics?

Flora: After decades as an Endocrinologist I cannot think of a reason why flora could be good or bad for diabetes control. ...Read more

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Are fruit juices a good source of insulin for diabetes patients?

Are fruit juices a good source of insulin for diabetes patients?

No: Fruit juices donot provide any insulin.Even if there was any Insulin in juices it will not be absorbed from g i tract. ...Read more

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Is cheerios low fat milk and blueberries a good breakfast for type 2 diabetics?

Yes: As long as its not a mixing bowl and your not eating several cups of blue berries. Even fruit has sugar and too much of anything is not good. But in general this sounds like a fine breakfast. Enjoy! ...Read more

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Whether almonds eating is good for blood sugar patients?

Whether almonds eating is good for blood sugar patients?

Yes: Look at carbohydrate content to decide how much is ok for sugars, but overall almonds are a very good healthy snack. ...Read more