Frequently Asked Questions about Diabetic Diet

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Q: Does a strict diabetic diet mean eliminating sugar totally from the diet?

A: No.You can still enjoy a small serving of your favorite dessertif you have diabetes. The key is moderation. Cut back on the othercarbohydrate-containing foods when you want to eat sweets.


Q: Is high protein diet best for a diabetic?

A: Eating too much protein (especially animal protein) may cause insulin resistance, a key factor in diabetes. A healthy balanced diet includes protein, carbohydrates and fats.

Q: Why should my daily carbohydrate intake be consistent?

A: Consistent carbohydrate intake helps to keep your blood sugar from going too high or too low during the day. This is also helpful in deciding the dose of oral medicines more accurately.

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