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di·a·bet·ic di·et

a dietary adjustment for patients with diabetes mellitus intended to decrease the need for insulin or oral diabetic agents and control weight by adjusting caloric and carbohydrate intake.

diabetic diet

a diet prescribed in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. It usually contains limited amounts of simple sugars or readily digestible carbohydrates and amounts of proteins, complex carbohydrates, fiber, and unsaturated fats similar to those recommended for the general public. Dietary regulation depends on the severity of the disease and on the type and extent of insulin therapy. The diet should be designed to prevent wide fluctuation in the amount of glucose in the blood, to preserve pancreatic function, and to prevent chronic diabetic complications. See also diabetes mellitus, Exchange Lists for Meal Planning, insulin.

di·a·bet·ic di·et

(dī-ă-bet'ik dī'ĕt)
A dietary adjustment for patients with diabetes mellitus intended to decrease the need for insulin or oral diabetic agents and control weight by adjusting caloric and carbohydrate intake.

di·a·bet·ic di·et

(dī-ă-bet'ik dī'ĕt)
Adjustment in eating habits for patients with diabetes mellitus intended to decrease the need for insulin or oral diabetic agents and control weight by adjusting caloric and carbohydrate intake.

Patient discussion about diabetic diet

Q. where would i find video guiding about diabetes and special diet for diabetic people?

A. You may find a various video clips about diabetes here (http://www.5min.com/Tag/diabetes), and video clips about diet and diabetes here (http://www.5min.com/Tag/diabetes%20diet)

However, remember that all the video clips there are just for general knowledge, and there's no way to ascertain the source of them, so if you have any specific question you may want to consult a doctor.

Q. what is a diabetic diet?

A. Generally, it's a diet that contains 40-60% carbohydrates, preferably complex ones, around 20-30% fat, preferably unsaturated and 10-35% protein. In addition, dietary fibers and non-nutrient sweeteners are recommended. This diet helps the body to lower the blood glucose levels.

However, it's only a general suggestion, so if you have any questions regarding this subject, you should consult a professional (e.g. doctor or a dietitian).

You may read more here:
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/diabetes.html

Q. what is the right diet for a diabetic people? where can i find guiding on the subject?

A. To be under control for Type2 diabetic persons is go away from carbs, fats, sweets, rise ...etc.and to get meals of rich garden salad and fruits, but not fruits contains glucose.Also to get used on daily exercises and the best is to have not less than 45 minutes walking at least 3 times per week.

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