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What To Eat When A Diabetic Doesn T Feel Well
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
My A1c test was 5.9 if i continue to eat as i please is there a good chance i won't get diabetes? I am 52 years old. If not how long b4 i get 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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Depends on the snack: Also depends on how much you eat. ...Read more
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