If your C-Peptide levels has dropped, what are some foods that could prolong being diagnosed as Type 1 Diabetic?

If your insulin reserve (C-Peptide levels) has dropped significantly over the last year, what are some foods/diet tips that could help prolong being diagnosed as Type 1 Diabetic? Hopefully, your doctor discussed why s/he ordered a C-Peptide blood test and how the amount reflects how much insulin you are producing. If not it would be...

What are your thoughts on intermittent fasting for someone who is insulin resistant?

I am currently taking nutrition courses at a college. Currently, we are going over what nutrition is, what our body needs for survival and how different foods (calorie dense vs. nutrient dense) affect our body weight. What are your thoughts on Intermittent Fasting? Would the body still get adequate nutrition if you are eating a...

I was just diagnosed as pre-diabetic. What food can I cut or add to my diet?

I was just diagnosed as pre-diabetic. I already watch what I eat and workout lifting weights. What kind of foods can I cut from my diet and what can I add to my diet that will help? Also, besides running, what exercises can I do that will help as well? Congrats on exercising. Continue exercising...

Being recently diagnosed as prediabetic, should I be counting total carbs in food or sugar?

I have been recently diagnosed as prediabetic on October 18. I gave up sugar that day. My next appointment was December 17. My fasting blood sugar went from 123 to 106 milligrams percent. My A1c was 6.1. It had not been measured before so that was with only 2 months of no sugar etc....

Would your 1200 calorie high protein, low carb vs high carb answer apply to a type II diabetic on pills?

THANK YOU! I love your reply on high protein low carbohydrate diets and have linked to it in several places on Facebook! Would your same answer apply to a 66-year old Type II diabetic using drugs to control (no insulin)? As far as weight loss, yes. As to best nutrition therapy for a person with Type...

Which should I follow to eat right – high blood pressure, diabetes, kidney disease and stomach bypass surgery?

I have high blood pressure, diabetics, 1st signs of kidney disease, also have had RNY I am wondering which is the best one to follow by eating right. Follow all as they have a lot in common. I would highly suggest you ask your doctor to refer you to a dietitian who can read your...

Are supplement drinks and protein shakes good for diabetics?

I am curious as to whether Zeal Supplement drinks and protein shakes are good for diabetics? Why or why not? What is the healthiest diet for a type one diabetic? is a keto diet OK for a Type one diabetic? Thank you in advance for your knowledge. I looked at the nutrition analysis of Zeal on their...

Tell me about glucagon and how it relates to weight loss.

I was hoping you could tell me a little about glucagon and how or if it relates to weight loss. I heard in a lecture recently that it works against insulin and helps people to lose weight. Is there any truth to this? Could you just give me a little more information about it and...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with diabetes?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with diabetes? The Diabetes Care & Education dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics specializes in working with patients with diabetes. You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include your zip code or city/state and the type of service...

I am a diabetic and weigh 130 pounds. I would like to go down to 115 – 120 pounds.

I am a diabetic and weigh 130 pounds. I am 5 foot 6 inches and would like to start dieting. I currently eat 900 calories a day (approximately) and exercise lightly three times a week. I would like to go down to 115 - 120 pounds. Any tips or suggestions? You are at a healthy...

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