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Is drinking stout safe for diabetics?

Is drinking stout safe for diabetics?

Perhaps: Modest alcohol may be ok as long as you count it as a carb calorie. No more than 1-2 standard drinks a day. Stout no more out less problematic than anything else. ...Read more

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Diabetes (Definition)

A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the ...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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Is wild honey good for diabetics?

Is wild honey good for diabetics?

No: Honey in any form is a "concentrated sweet" and will raise your sugar significantly, especially if eaten alone. ...Read more

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Is low sodium v8 good for diabetics?

Is low sodium v8 good for diabetics?

Low sodium Beverages: Generally, anything with a lower sodium content would be better than the alternative of having higher sodium. In regards to fruit containing beverages and diabetes, realize that while supplying users with some fruit and vegetable servings, still contains a good amount of sugars in it and thus can cause undesired spikes in your blood sugar which over time can cause further Insulin resistance. ...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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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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What sports are good for a child diabetic?

What sports are good for a child diabetic?

Any: A child with diabetes can play any sports. Exercise can affect blood sugar level, so there may be changes from his/her usual number. If child uses an Insulin pump, talk to his/her doctor about Insulin delivery if device cannot be worn during sports. Remember to keep hydrated while playing, educate the coaches/trainers about signs of hyper/hypoglycemia, and have diabetes supplies available. ...Read more

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Help docs? Why is flora good for diabetics?

Help docs? Why is flora good for diabetics?

Having healthy: Gi tract flora is important for everyone. It allows a good balance of necessary bacteria in the large and small intestines. That can help to keep you regular. ...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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Are fructose and galactose good for diabetes?

Are fructose and galactose good for diabetes?

Let us see the diffe: Because fructose, unlike glucose, does not stimulate Insulin secretion, we believe that meals high in fructose would result in lower leptin concentrations than meals containing the same amount of glucose. Which means less insuline secretion. ...Read more

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Is fasting glucose of 105 good for a diabetic?

Is fasting glucose of 105 good for a diabetic?

Almost perfect: Ideally the glucose should be under 100 but 105 is very good. ...Read more

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Is sugar free things good for diabetic person?

Is sugar free things good for diabetic person?

In general, yes: Just remember that starches become sugar in the body so you have to limit carbohydrates in general. ...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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What's good for treating hurt feet for a diabetic?

What's good for treating hurt feet for a diabetic?

Hurt feet: Poorly controlled diabetes can certainly lead to foot problems and must be carefully treated as soon as possible.
How are you checking your blood sugar and what blood glucose levels are you getting? ...Read more

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Is genmaicha tea good for people with diabetics.?

Yes it's good for: People with diabetes. It acts by increasing the activity of Insulin thus lowering the blood sugar. Don't forget the basic rule of controlling diabetes - diet and exercise. Have a great day! Http://m.voices. Yahoo. Com/health-benefits-genmaicha-green-tea-6638828.html. Http://www. Rd.com/health/wellness/the-best-herbs-and-supplements-for-diabetes/. ...Read more

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What spreads are good to eat for diabetic type 2 person?

Those with...: Good fats- olive oil, not sweet

hummous, almond butter, sunflower seed butter, . ...Read more

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Are diabetics good candidates for daily home hemodialysis?

Are diabetics good candidates for daily home hemodialysis?

No: Well, I assume you are talking about diabetics with impaired renal function, but just to make sure we're on the same page, a diabetic must have significantly decreased renal function to be considered for dialysis. Not all patients will qualify for that. I'd get a referral to a kidney specialist to start the process of determining what modality will be best for the person in question. ...Read more

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List of foods that are good carbs and bad carbs for a diabetic?

List of foods that are good carbs and bad carbs for a diabetic?

Too long to: List here. Check w/diabetes.Org for more information. A good registered dietitian can also help provide information. ...Read more

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What should a good daily meal plan for a diabetic vegetarian be?

What should a good daily meal plan for a diabetic vegetarian be?

Diabetes and Protein: The meal plan for a vegetarian with diabetes must include some form of protein which can be found in beans and nuts. If you eat dairy, low fat cheese and milk is also okay. ...Read more

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What is life expectancy of type 1 diabetic child in good control?

What is life expectancy of type 1 diabetic child in good control?

60´s: The life expectancy has improved over the last several years. In one study, the expectancy for someone diagnosed with type 1 diabetes between 1965 and 1980 was estimated to be 68.8 years compared to 72.4 years for the general population. But, for someone diagnosed with type 1 diabetes between 1950 and 1964 was about 53 years. ...Read more

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Please describe the supposed "good and bad" sugars for diabetics?

Please describe the supposed "good and bad" sugars for diabetics?

There are: No good or bad sugars. All are treated the same by your body and contain 4 cal/gram of "empty" calories with no nutrition. ...Read more

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What diabetes meds are good alternatives to actos (pioglitazone)?

What diabetes meds are good alternatives to actos (pioglitazone)?

That's complicated: There are many possible alternatives. Which one is chosen depends on many factors including how long one has had diabetes, how well it is currently controlled, concerns about weight gain, concerns about hypoglycemia, other medical problems. Time for a converation with your doctor. ...Read more

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Please describe a good food plan for someone with diabetes type 1?

Please describe a good food plan for someone with diabetes type 1?

Plant based food: Fish, chicken and lots of fruits and veggies. More highly colored veggiesand fruits are best. ...Read more

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What is a good number for diabetic blood count in am before eating?

What is a good number for diabetic blood count in am before eating?

70-120: Congrats on working on your diabetes and trying to be as healthy as you can be. A good goal for before-breakfast sugars is 70-120. Good luck, . ...Read more

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What is a good way to gain weight without fear of getting diabetes?

What is a good way to gain weight without fear of getting diabetes?

Fitness: Sumo wrestlers are very fat but have no tendency to diabetes or the other effects of obesity because they exercise intensively. I'm betting that you actually want to gain muscle mass instead, and this you'll do in the gym or at work with resistance training, perhaps supplementing with creatine and/or an electronic muscle stimulator unit. Eat lean protein & no more than you feel you really need. ...Read more

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I've heard honey is good for diabetic wounds is this true or a myth?

I've heard honey is good for diabetic wounds is this true or a myth?

Multiple factors: Honey is a small aspect of the larger picture. Wound care requires multi-discipline input for proper wound healing. There are multiple modalities and multiple strategies to get a wound closed but it takes a knowledgeable well trained specialist to know when to implement the appropriate treatment during the course of wound healing using evidence based medicine. ...Read more

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Is morning fasting glucose of 114 good for a diabetic? Please advise!

Is morning fasting glucose of 114 good for a diabetic? Please advise!

So so: It's not optimal but not bad. Get an a1c test to see your 3 months average. That will give you a better idea of your diabetes control. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods are good for a person with type 2 diabetes?

Please suggest what foods are good for a person with type 2 diabetes?

See below: Lower your carbohydrate intake, there is a great list on gary taube's bookhttp://garytaubes. Com/ you can also check our weigh station webpage at www. Weighstation. Net our dietitian tricia will be more than glad to give you some information. Her e-mail information is located at the webpage. ...Read more

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Do you know which is good for diabetic person: white rice or corn rice?

Do you know which is good for diabetic person: white rice or corn rice?

Rice: Do you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes? If you are type 2 you should not call yourself a "diabetic". You have diabetes and should work towards getting rid of it.
White or corn rice should not be an issue. If you are going to have a rice meal please check your blood sugar before you start the meal and check again in 2-3 hours. You will quickly learn the good or the not so good rice for your diabetes ...Read more

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2nd time - no one gave me a straight answer! Is Stivia good for diabetics?

2nd time - no one gave me a straight answer! Is Stivia good for diabetics?

Yes and no.: Sorry for lack of straight answer, but not a straightforward question. Compared to fructose and sucrose sweetened foods, Stevia will have less effect on raising glucose levels. But like any artificial sweetener, it can cause you to crave sweets and starchy foods, and lead to overeating, gaining weight, and higher sugar levels. It can perpetuate a "sweet tooth" and keep you craving sweet foods. ...Read more

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I read that coconut oil is not good for people with diabetes. Is this true?

I read that coconut oil is not good for people with diabetes. Is this true?

AHA recommended diet: The american heart association (aha) recommends that saturated fatty acids be less than 7% of daily calories. Coconut oil is a saturated fat, therefore a similar diet would also be recommended for those with diabetes. So one would conclude that coconut oil is not good for people with diabetes. ...Read more

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Please describe a good way to get my diabetic friend to stop drinking so much?

Please describe a good way to get my diabetic friend to stop drinking so much?

What drinks are: You talking about? Plenty of water is good, protein drinks over sugary juices are better. Unless, you are referring to alcoholic drinks, then he needs help. Discuss with his physician and he has to be motivated himself to get help. ...Read more

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Which is a good medication forma controlling glucose levels in diabetic people?

Which is a good medication forma controlling glucose levels in diabetic people?

There are many meds: There are many meds to control glucose in diabetic patients
metformin
sulphonyl ureas like Glipizide and Glyburide etc.
Meglitinide like prandin&starlix
thizolidinediones like actose
alpha glycoside inhibiters like ascarbose&miglitol
dp4inhibiters like saxagliptine, sitaglipin, linaglipitin
injectables
amylin mimetics (symlin)
incretin mimetics like byeta, victoza, (liraglutide) bydurion
insulin
here you have it. ...Read more

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What facts are good about carbs and diabetes that are appropriate and sensible?

At least: At least a few concepts:
1-ask your dr for advice on this,
2-in general carbs need to be controlled and carefully quantified in a coordinated manner with the treating dr, and :
3-complex, natural carbs (eg from fruits) are much better than refined (commercial sugar, pasta, common flour etc).
I hope this answer helps. ...Read more