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What can a diabetic with high A1c eat?

What can a diabetic with high A1c eat?

Anything : There's no food that's absolutely forbidden. But foods that are low in calories and high in fiber are better and can be eaten in larger volumes than foods that are high in carbs and calories. ...Read more

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I'm 18yrs old suffering with anemia, i rarely eat and tend to avoid big meals. Can you suggest a healthy diet plan for me of what I should be eating?

I'm 18yrs old suffering with anemia, i rarely eat and tend to avoid big meals. Can you suggest a  healthy diet plan for me of what I should be eating?

Anemai in an 18 yr o: If you anemia is recently then you need to eat lean red meats or dark chicken meat, your doctor should check the reason for anemia and may need to check your stool, if female your menstrual periods, and if long term it may be familial. Also avoid excess milk since this can inhibit iron absorption. ...Read more

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I'm diabetic with gastritis what's a list of foods i can eat?

I'm diabetic with gastritis what's a list of foods i can eat?

Eat Healthy.: No specific foods to avoid. As a diabetic eat a healthy diet with general avoidance of high simple sugar intake. There is no prohibition on any food, but you should use common sense and measure bg to get an idea of which foods are reasonable and which are not. If gastritis is due to medications, treatment is to avoid those meds or add additional protective treatment not avoid foods. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some diet plans for a diabetic with high cholesterol?

Could you tell me what are some diet plans for a diabetic with high cholesterol?

Fiber and Stanols: 1. Plant stanol margarines (take control or benechol) can lower bad cholesterol by up to 15% if 2-3 tablespoons are eaten each day. There are low fat versions. 2. Soluble fiber products that contain psyllium (metamucil) can lower cholesterol by 5-10% if you take 10 grams or more per day of psyllium. 3. Some soy products like tofu and soy nuts and milk may slightly lower cholesterol. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions with a diabetic that needs to eat a low fiber diet?

Can you give me suggestions with a diabetic that needs to eat a low fiber diet?

Low fiber diet: Most medical centers have an excellent staff that can guide you through your diabetes and best eating habits. Have your doctor or nurse set this up for you. ...Read more

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Can you please explain why a diet high in fiber is recommended for a patient with diabetes?

Can you please explain why a diet high in fiber is recommended for a patient with diabetes?

To reduce your sugar: High fiber diets are slower to digest and do not produce large amounts of sugars which some starchy foods do(it is called glycemic load of the food). This makes it easier to avoid high spikes of sugars in your blood which are harmful and make you hungry and eat more, throwing your diabetes out of control. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods can a person with ic and type 2 diabetic eat ?

Please suggest what foods can a person with ic and type 2 diabetic eat ?

See...: My diet re: avoiding sweets www.Schwartzdiabetesdoc.Com then show it to gastroenterologist to modify as needed for ic. ...Read more

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What can a diabetic eat and not eat?

What can a diabetic eat and not eat?

Can vs. should: Hi. Many diabetics eat horribly, showing they CAN eat anything. Diabetics (like everyone else) SHOULD eat healthy: whole grains, fruits & veggies, healthy oils (canola, olive), nuts, legumes, lean meats, nonfat dairy, with minimal simple sugar, white flour, saturated fat. ...Read more

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Is it ok for diabetic person with high hba1c to eat yogurt labneh or cheese?

Is it ok for diabetic person with high hba1c to eat yogurt labneh or cheese?

Yes, but: High A1c is a risk factor for heart disease and should be controlled. You may wish to consult a nutritionist for advice about diet. Exercise is equally important. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I'm a type2 diabetic, and managing it very well (a1c, 5.6). Was advised to tale a low dose aspirin daily as diabetes thickens the blood. Please advise?

I'm a type2 diabetic, and managing it very well (a1c, 5.6). Was advised to tale a low dose aspirin daily as diabetes thickens the blood. Please advise?

Good continue: Follow your doctors advice , keep the good work to prevent complications of diabetes , Aspirin if you are not reacting also good in reducing colonic cancers. ...Read more

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What kind of sinus medication should a diabetic with high blood pressure take?

What kind of sinus medication should a diabetic with high blood pressure take?

No pseudofed: Alot of sinus medications contain pseudofed, which can dangerously raise the blood pressure in people with hypertension. Look for labels that state "hbp" on them, or ask the pharmacist for ones that don't contain pseudofed (also called pseudoephedrine). ...Read more

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Is there anything I can take to deal with a stomach virus/diaherra with high blood pressure. I'm in stroke recovery.

Is there anything I can take to deal with a stomach virus/diaherra with high blood pressure. I'm in stroke recovery.

Drink fluids: If this is diarrhea due to a virus, then the best thing to do is to keep hydrated and let the body fight off the viral infection. If you want you can take immodium (loperamide) for the diarrhea. If this does not get better I would advise you go see your regular doctor. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you have a peptic ulcer, should you diet high in fats or high in proteins?

I'm just wondering, if you have a peptic ulcer, should you diet high in fats or high in proteins?

Slow down: Peptic ulcer prefer low fat, protein and less volume, so digestion is easier. Eat slowly and thoughtfully. Manage stress without snacking. Sip on comforting fluids like milk if you are hungry between meals. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is A1c of 5.8 a good blood sugar reading or should I continue to exercise more and eat healthier?

Is A1c of 5.8 a good blood sugar reading or should I continue to exercise more and eat healthier?

5.8 is not bad,: however OPTIMAL a1c is about 5.0 or better. So, you should definitely keep exercising and try to eat even healthier if possible. Avoid or strictly limit sugars, starches and grains. Focus on vegetables, meats and healthy fats. Work with a wellness-focused doc for best results! ...Read more

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How often should I check my blood sugars if I am a type II Diabetic A1C 6.9 and in good control ?

How often should I check my blood sugars if I am a type II Diabetic A1C 6.9 and in good control ?

Depends: This is very important question. I would recommend relying on your relative's doctor guidance on this. HbA1c of 6.9 is good number but doesn't provide complete picture by itself (where there any complications of diabetes, what other diseases are on board, how the trend has been during last year, etc) The best option is to discuss frequency of sugar monitoring at next appointment and adhere to it! ...Read more

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Can following a diabetic diet plan if i'm not diabetic be beneficial in any way?

Can following a diabetic diet plan if i'm not diabetic be beneficial in any way?

Yes: While is there is no such thing as a true diabetic diet, diabetics are usually coached on eating healthier, including low fat, low cholesterol, and low carbohydrate meals which usually means fewer calories. All of the above can lead to beneficial weight loss and healthier foods. ...Read more

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I have acid reflux and as a result poor diet and i feel like i'm low on potassium. How to supplement/foods to eat to raise it?

I have acid reflux and as a result poor diet and i feel like i'm low on potassium.  How to supplement/foods to eat to raise it?

Low potassium?: Before you start to add supplement (s)(s) to raise your potassium (k) level, make sure that it is low. If it's not, you are wasting your money on a s you do not need. Have your blood taken by a physician to see if your k is, in fact, low before you make your own diagnosis that may be incorrect. Good luck. ...Read more