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What are some breakfast ideas for someone with gestational diabetes?

What are some breakfast ideas for someone with gestational diabetes?

High protein: In general, for gestational dm, docs encourage pts to eat more protein, and fewer carbs. For breakfast, this might mean switching from a large bowl of cereal with a splash of milk to a bowl of yogurt with granola, cereal, or fruit added. Cheese and nuts can add some options to typical eggs and breakfast meats. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What are websites that have recipes for extreme food allergies?

What are websites that have recipes for extreme food allergies?

Foodallergy.org: The food allergy & anaphylaxis network has recipes available on their newsletter and many resources for families dealing with severe food allergies. http://www.foodallergy.org/. ...Read more

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What are some meal ideas for someone with gestational diabetes?

What are some meal ideas for someone with gestational diabetes?

You don't: Need tips, you need a well-formulated and specific diet and exercise plan designed for you alone. Check w/a good registered dietitian. ...Read more

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What are some healthy protein meals for someone with allergies?

What are some healthy protein meals for someone with allergies?

More info: I would have to know what exact allergy you are concerned about to give you specific options. There are lots of foods that are high in protein including Greek yogurt, eggs, cottage cheese, chicken, turkey, meat, seafood, lentils, beans, peanut butter/nuts, and tofu. Depending on your allergy I'm sure you could find a food on this list that you can tolerate. ...Read more

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Are bananas unhealthy to eat? Are there any fruit that are bad for you?

Are bananas unhealthy to eat? Are there any fruit that are bad for you?

Banana = healthy: No. They are healthy. Avoid nectarine pit and apple pits. Don't eat rhubbarb leaves. Bananas are a good source of potassium, b vitamins, vitamin c and magnesium. Bananas don’t contain any fat or cholesterol. A remedy for a mosquito bite – rub the bite with the inner part of banana skin to v swelling/ irritation. ...Read more

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What are some healthy non-perishable snacks for someone with type 2 diabetes?

What are some healthy non-perishable snacks for someone with type 2 diabetes?

Snacks for diabetics: Non perishable snacks for diabetics- cereals, granola bars, raisins, crackers, pretzels, other dried fruits, nuts, etc. Make sure carbohydrate content is less than 18 gms without any sugar. These are good for travel. ...Read more

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What types of healthy foods are suitable to have for dinner?

What types of healthy foods are suitable to have for dinner?

Unusual question: Healthy foods for dinner include salad, limited meat including chicken and fish. The main thing is to consume food which is nutritious and good for you. Limit junk food intake. ...Read more

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What foods are for hypoglycemia?

What foods are for hypoglycemia?

Sugars ands carbs: The best treatment for hypoglycemia for diabetics is glucose tablets.They are easy to take and quantitate. Other options are drinks that contain simple sugars like o.J, non-diet soda or foods that are naturally sweet (candy, cookies etc). My favorite is milk; it has sugar in the form of lactose and the protein in it can be slowly converted to sugar. ...Read more

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My friend says there are three types of therapies to cure binge eating. What are they?

My friend says there are three types of therapies to cure binge eating. What are they?

TALK * ACTION * MEDS: So i believe it would be psychotherapy (talk)/ cognitive therapy (thoughts) / behavior therapy (actions). I would add in medications or pharmacotherapy as well. Combination of all the above at sometime or all together. ...Read more

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What foods are really bad for diabetics?

What foods are really bad for diabetics?

High carbohydrate: Generally foods that are high in carbohydrate are considered the worst for diabetics. Of these, bread of all types is problematic as it causes a rapid rise in blood sugar. Fried foods also should be avoided secondary to high caloric value. A lot of information can be gained here. http://www.diabetes.org/food-and-fitness/food/what-can-i-eat/. ...Read more

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What are some good meal ideas for gestational diabetes?

What are some good meal ideas for gestational diabetes?

Lo carb, no sugar: Gestational diabetes is the result of excessive sugar and carbohydrate intake which causes high blood sugar levels, which then make your Insulin levels rise. Plus the hormone changes in preg make prob worse. . Over time the chronically high Insulin levels lead to Insulin resistance and you will need to make higher and higher levels of insulin. A lo carb, no sugar diet is effective for many women. ...Read more

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What are the main dietary restrictions for people with diabetes?

What are the main dietary restrictions for people with diabetes?

Carbohydrates: The only restrctions are Carbohydrates including al simple sugars like sucrose,fructose and glucose and other carbohydrates especially processed carbohydrates and sugary beverages ...Read more

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What are some foods that are good for someone with diabetes, anemia, and hypertension?

What are some foods that are good for someone with diabetes, anemia, and hypertension?

Correct foods: most hypertension and diabetes are curable: A quite limited salt very high fiber and whole foods (limited calorie if you are overweight) diet 19 of 21 meals focused on cooked vegetables with unprocessed grains and beans is likely the ideal. Anemia needs another answer to "why" are you anemic. Diet is usually not helpful for anemia: ?iron deficient, ? B12 deficiency, or from kidney issues ...Read more

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Is there any food can be harmful to people who have blood type a, for example meat, potato, and tomato?If that true what are the healthy food to them?

Is there any food can be harmful to people who have blood type a, for example meat, potato, and tomato?If that true what are the healthy food to them?

No: In the 1990's, a charlatan wrote a book about different diets being good for different blood types. It was totally made up and is as unscientific as astrology. Ignore this stuff. I'm sorry anyone troubled you over it. ...Read more

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Is there any other eating disorders besides anorexia? If so, what are they?

Is there any other eating disorders besides anorexia? If so, what are they?

Several: Along with anorexia, the other primary eating disorder is bulimia, with the difference between the two being whether a person maintains a "normal" body weight. Currently however, excessive overeating is also getting attention as a form of eating disorder. While it is not currently a separate, distinct condition, in many ways it fits within the same "family" of disorders. ...Read more

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What kind of sugar drinks are taken for testing for diabetes?

What kind of sugar drinks are taken for testing for diabetes?

Glucose solutions: Glucose drinks may have between 50-100 grams of glucose dissolved in water, with some flavoring and/or coloring added. Most of the time 75 grams is used, but different amounts may be used in different situations. ...Read more

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Diagnosis of psychosis and depression but no proper diagnosis? What options are there and why no label?

Diagnosis of psychosis and depression but no proper diagnosis? What options are there and why no label?

Second opinion : I would suggest getting an consult from another psychiatrist who can focus on the depression/psychosis and give you a clear idea of what disorder you are dealing with as well as treatment options. ...Read more

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Are there snacks that are healthy for diabetics?

Are there snacks that are healthy for diabetics?

Light with fiber.: The key to creating a healthy diabetic snack is to keep the calories and fat content low, and keep the fiber and protein content high. Shoot for 5-10 grams of fiber in a light, low fat, high protein snack. Fruit and yogurt would work. Brown rice with beans. Or some handfuls of vegetables with hummus. ...Read more

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