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What is better for a diabetic chapati or rice?

What is better for a diabetic chapati or rice?

Chapati: Chapati made of whole wheat or other whole grains - it has more fiber and less complex carbohydrates than rice. All purpose (white) flour is also not very good for diabetics. Of course, there is still moderation with chapati. ...Read more

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How much is too much on white rice for a diabetic?

How much is too much on white rice for a diabetic?

All should avoid: Everyone, including diabetics should avoid white rice. White rice is natural rice that has been stripped of its three outer layers which contain all of its nutrients. As a result, the us government requires that certain nutrients be added back but they are minimal. It is a wasted source of calories that offers no health benefits. ...Read more

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I est rice everyday but im diabetic. What can I eat besides rice?

I est rice everyday but im diabetic. What can I eat besides rice?

Diabetes and rice: Rice is a simple carbohydrate which increases blood glucose. Focus on lean meats, nuts, legumes (beans) and vegetables. ...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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What can happen if a diabetic eats too much rice?

What can happen if a diabetic eats too much rice?

Starch: Rice is a starch and behaves like a simple carbohydrate when eaten. It can have a high glycemic index, meaning that it is rapidly digested and and raise the blood sugar rapidly. So, it is not the best food for diabetics (similar to baked potatoes). However, brown and long grain rice would be better than white rice. Also, whatever you are eating with the rice can slow absorption and lower the rise. ...Read more

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Is thin rice noodles bad for pre diabetic.

Is thin rice noodles bad for pre diabetic.

Not how it works: Your diet as a whole has to be planned. There is room for a small percentage of carbohydrate calories in a daily diet. It is up to you to find the right balance between proteins, fats, complex and simple carbohydrates. One type of carbohydrate cannot be isolated from the others. ...Read more

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Is eating too much rice causes diabetes? What's the root cause?

Is eating too much rice causes diabetes? What's the root cause?

It does not: I'm sorry someone told you something this foolish. Type I diabetes is an autoimmune disease that usually starts before age 20. Type ii diabetes is a genetically programmed disease that can be kept largely at bay by fitness and weight control. ...Read more

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If my husband says he has diabetes, is it right that he should not eat white rice and pasta?

If my husband says he has diabetes, is it right that he should not eat white rice and pasta?

Yes but!: Rice and pasta are very high in carbohydrates and the carbs increase the blood sugars to very high level, that is why doctors ask to avoid these. But if u decrease the serving size and stick tono more than 45- 60 gms of carbohydrate per meal. ...Read more

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Would a non diabetic reach a bg level of 169 after 2 hrs after having a 34 carb treat? It was a choc covered rice crispy treat 4 hrs after dinner.

Would a non diabetic reach a bg level of 169 after 2 hrs after having a 34 carb treat? It was a choc covered rice crispy treat 4 hrs after dinner.

Within normal: The blood glucose level you described is within normal limits. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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.
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While cooking white rice, does removing the thick water that gets accumulated on top when its parboiled makes it less harmful for type 2 diabetics?

While cooking white rice, does removing the thick water that gets accumulated on top when its parboiled makes it less harmful for type 2 diabetics?

Yes: Washing off the sticky starch after cooking decreases some of the carbohydrate load, but rice is still high in carbs. Brown rice is still a better choice than white rice. ...Read more

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If sugar is to be eliminated due to its effect on blood sugar & diabetes, then why r foods that have higher effect on blood sugar like rice allowed?

If sugar is to be eliminated due to its effect on blood sugar & diabetes, then why r foods that have higher effect on blood sugar like rice allowed?

Simple....: First you have to live....then develop disease. ..then die. So for your sustenance.....you need carbohydrate......rice, wheat, barley, variety of other grains, potato for immediate and sustained supply of energy. Diabetes is a disease of Insulin dysfunction, lack of ability to burn the calories you consume, idle life style. ...Read more

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Not diabetic, ate rice blood sugar 160 after one hour, at 4 hours 91? my hba1c is 5.6.

Not diabetic, ate rice blood sugar 160 after one hour, at 4 hours 91? my hba1c is 5.6.

Normal Blood Sugar..: 29 y/o female says, not Diabetic, ate rice blood sugar 160 after one hour, at 4 hours 91? My hba1c is 5.6. What you describe is Normal Blood Sugar response in a Non-Diabetic. You do not have Diabetes Mellitus. Relax. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Sir, Which is having more sugar among brown rice & white rice and which one is not good for diabetics? ?

Sir, Which is having more sugar among brown rice & white rice and which one is not good for diabetics? ?

Brown rice better: Hi. White rice, like all refined grains, is less healthy for you than the whole grain (brown rice in this case, but also whole wheat compared to white flour). The whole grains have fiber and nutrients that the processing removes. Refined grain products are not good for anyone, including diabetics. Sugar is not added to grains in the refining process, however; whole grains have as much starch. ...Read more

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Is brown rice healthy for consumption for a type 2 diabetic? I like brown rice veggie sushi, is it a healthy choice for me? Thanks.

Is brown rice healthy for consumption for a type 2 diabetic? I like brown rice veggie sushi, is it a healthy choice for me? Thanks.

Better than white: Rice -whether it is white or brown is a carbohydrate and should be eaten in a limited amount when you have dm. Brown rice is a better choice because it is higher in fiiber and tends to have better effect on blood sugars. I usually encourage my pts w dm to stay < 30-45grms/meal in women and < 45-60 in men- rice I feel is a carb that encourage getting rid of and focusing on increased veggies. ...Read more

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I'm a 26 years old female with diabetes type 1. Could I keep the oshawa diet (rice, grains, water) for 10 days? Or it could affect my blood sugar?

I'm a 26 years old female with diabetes type 1. Could I keep the oshawa diet (rice, grains, water) for 10 days? Or it could affect my blood sugar?

Diets and diabetes: Given the challenging nature of maintaining nutrition in type 1 diabetes, a diet consisting of only simple carbohydrates is less than ideal. Try something with more protein. ...Read more

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I have type 2 diabetes, just recently diagnosed. Can I eat sorghum (mabela) as a replacement for eating food containing starch like pap, rice, etc?

I have type 2 diabetes, just recently diagnosed. Can I eat sorghum (mabela) as a replacement for eating food containing starch like pap, rice, etc?

GI index: Looking at the GI index of foods will help you select better options. Maltabella is high GI index - which means it is not so much suited or there are other better options. See:
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What is the best foods for diabetic?

What is the best foods for diabetic?

Many!: There are a lot of great foods out there - perfect for diabetes. The key is high in fiber, low in saturated fat, and low in simple carbohydrate (sugar). The key to diabetic eating is portion control. Too much of a good thing is not good. I have a "menu" on my web site that will help you understand portions: www. Portlandpreventivecardiology. Com
you can also go to the am diabetes assoc web page. ...Read more

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What nuts are the best for a diabetic?

What nuts are the best for a diabetic?

Almonds: It seems that some tree nuts may help control blood sugar (along with other dietary changes) in type 2 diabetes as well as lower cholesterol. These include almonds, walnuts, and cashews. See this link for more info: http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/120949-nuts-diabetes/. ...Read more

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Which foods are the best for diabetics to eat?

Which foods are the best for diabetics to eat?

See details: Avoid carbohyfrates and red meats and stick with veggies, fish, poultry. Nuts and occasional fresh fruits. ...Read more

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What are the best christmas treats for diabetics?

What are the best christmas treats for diabetics?

Healthy Snacks: For a treat, the sugar free options are best for candies etc. Beware "healthy" options like glazed fruits, which can contain as much sugar as candy. Some traditional holiday foods, like turkey, are actually quite well-suited for the diabetic. Finally, if there is a especially important treat, one-time moderate intake can be managed for almost any food. ...Read more

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Docs, what's best food for diabetics?

Docs, what's best food for diabetics?

Food: If you haven't done so go on-line to NuVal and learn a great deal about which over-the counter foods are good, not so good, or bad for you. I think you might be surprised and learn a lot just from reading the document. ...Read more

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Which sweetners are best for diabetics?

Which sweetners are best for diabetics?

Doesn't matter: Artificial sweeteners are fine; even small amounts of sugar are ok as it occurs naturally in most foods or your body will make it as needed. Main thing is to reduce total caloric intake, combined with increasing exercise to lose weight. Check w/your doctor and/or registered dietitian. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a diabetic?

What is the best treatment for a diabetic?

It depends: Type 1 diabetes needs insulin. Type 2 diabetes require more customization. The majority of people with type 2 diabetes benefit from metformin. It is inexpensive, weight neutral, and has a number of preventative benefits. ...Read more

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Best book on glycemic index regarding diabetes?

Best book on glycemic index regarding diabetes?

Start simple: There are 2 publications a for dummies version and a complete idiot's guide for the glycemic index they run at 10 to 15 $ and muchnless used. There are also apps for your smart phone that can help you with the calculations. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to treat type 1 diabetes?

What are the best ways to treat type 1 diabetes?

Insulin: Type 1 diabetes is caused by lack of Insulin in the body. The treatment is to give back insulin, either through injections or Insulin pump. ...Read more