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Is glucerna fine for non- diabetics to drink? Can it be used as a meal replacement for weight loss?

Is glucerna fine for non- diabetics to drink? Can it be used as a meal replacement for weight loss?

Not recommended: Glucerna is loaded with ingredients I believe are best avoided by anyone who wants to be healthy. Since the dairy, soy ; corn products in it aren't organic they are almost certainly gmo-derived ; thus likely quite toxic. The fish oil it has is from sources like tuna ; since it doesn't say it's purified is likely high in mercury. You couldn't pay me to drink it. See http://bit. Ly/19xax7e ; comment:. ...Read more

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Are Glide tablets good for treating diabetes?

Are Glide tablets good for treating diabetes?

It is a sulfonylurea: They causes weight gain, hypoglycemia, prevents coronart arteries from dilating when one has ananginal episode, is asociated with increased risk of dying 1 year after starting them, and destroy beta-cells

there are 8-9 other non-insulin drugs for diabetes without these risks

we don't use it-take patients off it ...Read more

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Is it good to use omnipod to control your diabetes?

Is it good to use omnipod to control your diabetes?

A good insulin pump: If you and your doctor decide to use an Insulin pump, the omnipod is a popular choice. However, do not make this decision lightly. The pump only infuses insulin; you still have to check glucose--a lot! If the pump malfunctions, the Insulin stops and you may not know. You may not get better control from when youwere using conventional insulin. Talk to your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Is Portion drinks good for someone who has diabetes?

Is Portion drinks good for someone who has diabetes?

A waste of: Money. Try eating the correct amount of healthy and less expensive food instead. ...Read more

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How good is amzylite for curing diabetes or at least to treat it?

How good is amzylite for curing diabetes or at least to treat it?

No cure: There is no cure for diabetes, only control. Amzylite is being removed from the shelves from most countries that currently have the product as there are false statements about a cure for diabetes. I do not think it is available in the us. ...Read more

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What would be a good way to convince boyfriend that diabetes is serious.?

What would be a good way to convince boyfriend that diabetes is serious.?

Let him know: That diabetes is the leading cause for blindness, kidney failure requiring dialysis, non traumatic amputations of the feet/legs in the us. It is also a major cardiovascular risk factor, equivalent to someone who has had a heart attack already. It is a major cause for ed. If this doesn't help, take him to a dialysis center so he can talk to patients there with diabetes, see patients at va hospital. ...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 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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Good diet for diabetic patient?

Good diet for diabetic patient?

Diet: It depends. It's not fasting for sure! You will need to work with a dietitian to get one established for you. If you are overweight, it is one, if you are normal weight person, it is different. There are many ada diets but again, each one needs to be individually tailored to your needs. ...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 coffee good or bad for diabetes?

Is coffee good or bad for diabetes?

Diabetes And Coffee: Coffee is good for prevention of diabetes.In a study it was found if you drink more than6/7cups regular or decaf coffee daily you have 35% less chance of developig diabetes as compared to those who drink less than2cups a day. Those who drink4to6cups of coffee a day reduce their risk by28%.It may be due to antioxidant effect and mineral like magnesium&chromium, which helps body use insulin.
Not caff. ...Read more

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Is orange good for diabetic person?

Is orange good for diabetic person?

Oranges: An actual orange yes. Orange juice is definitely not okay, though. No juices. ...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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Where can I find a good diabetic diet?

Where can I find a good diabetic diet?

Visit nutrionist: Who can help formulate a diet and plan with you. ...Read more

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Help can cerasse tea be good for diabetes?

Help can cerasse tea be good for diabetes?

Diabetes: Cerasee, a wild variety of Momordica charantia is traditionally prepared as a tea for the treatment of diabetes mellitus in the West Indies and Central America. ...Read more

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What are good foods to eat for a diabetic diet?

What are good foods to eat for a diabetic diet?

Good Food: Good foods for someone with diabetes are the same as good foods for someone without diabetes. Maintaining a balance between carbs (sugar & starch), protein, and fat is one goal. Another is emphasizing complex carbs over simple carbs to spread sugar absorption out over a longer timeframe and reduce "spikes" in blood sugar. Complex carbs = whole grain, starchy vegetables, beans. ...Read more

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M58, is citrus fruits good or bad for diabetic.

M58, is citrus fruits good or bad for diabetic.

Ok as long: As you don't overdo it and account for the carbohydrates!! ...Read more

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Why does hunger cause good breath in a diabetic?

Why does hunger cause good breath in a diabetic?

Ketone bodies: The fruity breath in someone with diabetes is due to the presence of ketone bodies. These are small molecules produced by the breakdown of fat. People who are unable to utilize glucose for energy (like diabetics) often breakdown fat for energy, producing these ketone bodies. ...Read more

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Is pomegranate good to eat if you have diabetes?

Is pomegranate good to eat if you have diabetes?

Pomegranate healthy.: Pomegranate is a low calorie fruit that is very high in healthy antioxidants, so it's beneficial for people with medical conditions such as diabetes. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to prevent from getting diabetes?

Weight loss: The best way to prevent diabetes as an adult is losing weight. Adult onset diabetes usually results from being overweight, which can then lead to Insulin resistance and diabetes. A healthy diet, low in fat and carbohydrates, along with regular exercise can help. ...Read more

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What is a good diet to prevent from becoming diabetic?

What is a good diet to prevent from becoming diabetic?

Balanced diet, weight: A balanced diet, but more importantly being fit, and preventing obesity is key. Central obesity (belly) is especially bad. In general the average persons diet has too many carbs. If your diet is carb heavy, look to that as a potential area of change. ...Read more

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Is pitted prune good for diabetic as as as I'm diabetic?

Is pitted prune good for diabetic as as as I'm diabetic?

Not bad.: Prunes can be part of a well balanced diabetic diet. Should probably avoid eating too many at once as they contain a fair amount of sugar that could raise your blood glucose. ...Read more

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Is there any tips on good diets for type 1 diabetic teens?

Is there any tips on good diets for type 1 diabetic teens?

Diet for diabetes: Healty diet with lots of fruits and vegetables, berries blue berries, very lean meat-small amounts, wild salmon or sardines, lots of salads, and only oil use should be extra virgin olive oil. Keep sugars very low. Learn about low glycemic foods (google it). No soda or diet drinks. Walnuts and almonds are good snacks. Avoid cheese and whole milk. Use skim milk. Keep weight normal. ...Read more

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Docs, when testing for diabetes what number is a good number?

Docs, when testing for diabetes what number is a good number?

Hba1c: The best test is a hba1c level. Normal is <5.7%, diabetes is over 6.5%. If you have diabetes, the goal is to have it under 7%, and at your age, under 6.5%. ...Read more

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What is a good way for someone who has diabetes to lose weight?

What is a good way for someone who has diabetes to lose weight?

The same: As anyone else -- eating less and exercising more. You have to burn off 3, 500 calories to lose a pound. Try cutting out 250 calories a day to lost a pound every two weeks. It's not how fast your lose, but you need to learn to eat properly to not only lose the weight but keep it off the rest of your life. Good luck. ...Read more

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R strawberries good for diabetics or should I avoid them altogether?

R strawberries good for diabetics or should I avoid them altogether?

Strawberries are: Good for diabetics. Studies claim that substances in them called ellagitannins and anthocyanins help lower both blood sugar and blood pressure. Best wishes! Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/351095-can-diabetics-eat-strawberries/#page=1 http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/343103-natural-herbs-good-for-diabetes/#page=1. ...Read more

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What is a good diet for a person with arteriosclerosis and diabetes?

What is a good diet for a person with arteriosclerosis and diabetes?

Avoid sugars and fat: Avoidind sugars, less carbohydrates, less fat, more of lean meat, more vegetables alcohol in moderation, will help diabetes and atherosclerosis. ...Read more