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My husband is diabetic an he isn't feeling to good an won't hardly eat what can I get?

My husband is diabetic an he isn't feeling to good an won't hardly eat what can I get?

Depends: Check his blood sugar first and determine high or low or normal. Contact your physician with his symptoms and readings to get advice on what to do. If it's low <70-80 give him carbs like OJ, crackers, glucose oral tabs or gel and call doctor for further instructions. Call EMS/911 or drive him to ER if instructed for severe symptoms with high or low blood sugars persisting. ...Read more

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I am a diabetic weigh 293 i try very hard to eat well what's next?

I  am a diabetic weigh 293 i try very hard to eat well what's next?

Physical activity: At your weight is difficult to go running but is very important to do some physical exercise, walking or bycicling or zumba etc. Do what you can to increase your metabolism, burn calories, lose weight and control your blood sugar levels. Try hard. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I ate a lot of sugar well dark chocolate am i going to get diabetes now i usually eat no sugar no soda for three years etc?

I ate a lot of sugar well dark chocolate am i going to get diabetes now i usually eat no sugar no soda for three years etc?

It's not sugar: Sugar intake has nothing to do with diabetes, although the calories are "empty" without nutrition. It's age, family history and weight! it's the total calories you take in vs. Those you born off, if you're overweight and have a family history of diabetes, decrease your caloric intake. ...Read more

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Diagnosed "pre-diabetic" based on fasting gluc level (110, even though it's lower most days I check it). Exercise often & eat well. How to cure it?

Diagnosed "pre-diabetic" based on fasting gluc level (110, even though it's lower most days I check it).  Exercise often & eat well.  How to cure it?

Pre diabetic: Maintain ideal weight. If heavy, lose wt to your ideal wt and BMI. Avoid sugars. Learn about glycemic index of foods. Eat low glycemic foods. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise twice daily. ...Read more

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What are good foods for a diabetic to eat?

What are good foods for a diabetic to eat?

It varies: A healthy well-balanced diet, 3 meals without snacks. Caloric restriction if you need to lose weight. There's no magic here. Find an eating plan you can follow the rest of your life, not a short-term diet. Check w/your registered dietitian. ...Read more

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My uncle is diabetic and he will eat a lot and say well i'll just double my insulin. Is that healthy? I was just wondering because he acts like he's sick and i wanted to know if this is making it worse.

My uncle is diabetic and he will eat a lot and say well i'll just double my insulin. Is that healthy? I was just wondering because he acts like he's sick and i wanted to know if this is making it worse.

This is tough: Change begins from within. What he is doing is not healthy, but tell him that you want him around and just taking more Insulin is definitely not the right answer. He is the one how needs to be willing to change and you can only act as a facilitator but not a fixer. Good luck! ...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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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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