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Are diabetics supposed to avoid sugars or calories altogether?

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Dr. Alan Feldman
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Sugars, but...

All diabetics need to avoid concentrated sweets, as these cause an immediate rise in blood sugar.
Decreasing calories is important if you are overweight (which is true for most type 2 diabetics, but usually not true for type 1 diabetics).

In brief: Sugars, but...

All diabetics need to avoid concentrated sweets, as these cause an immediate rise in blood sugar.
Decreasing calories is important if you are overweight (which is true for most type 2 diabetics, but usually not true for type 1 diabetics).
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