Where can I find a dietitian who works with diabetic diets?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with diabetic diets? The Diabetes Care & Education dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics specializes in working with patients with diabetes, carbohydrate counting, and diabetic exchanges. You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include your zip code or...

I need exchange lists for Asian / Oriental and orthodox Jewish foods.

I am an adult nurse practitioner who sees many persons with diabetes. I am in need of a reference for exchange lists for my patients who eat predominantly Asian / Oriental foods and one for my orthodox Jewish patient who is out of the country 200 days per year. Can you help me? This same...

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...

After I eat, I feel heavy in my head an very sluggish.

I would experience low sugar spells before the following control habits. I have been on a dietitian planned diet (6-7 small balanced meals) and exercise daily. Immediately after I eat, I feel extremely heavy in my head and very sluggish. It takes 30-45 minutes for the feeling to subside before I feel fine again....

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...

Can a person with diabetes drink alcohol?

We are updating our information on diet and have the following information on our web page. We would very much appreciate your reviewing this information for accuracy. We would also like to add a link from our site to yours. Beverages containing alcohol are converted into fat and are high in calories. People with diabetes...

I am a recovering bulimic and am in fear of how my diet affects my life.

I was surfing the net trying to find all the info I could find on hypoglycemia. I am a recovering bulimic. Both my parents are alcoholics. My father is a "rageaholic". I think this stems from a sugar disorder. I am also in recovery for money issues. I am debt free, but I still use...

My dad is a diabetic. I would like some cookie recipes.

I need some help for my dad who is a diabetic. I would like some cookie recipes if you have some available or could you tell me where some could be found. For diabetic cookie recipes, I would suggest buying the "The New Family Cookbook for People with Diabetes" published by the American Diabetes Association...

I like brandy and seven. How many can I have?

I'm a new diabetic and I would like to hear from you as to what you would suggest. Occasionally I like to have a brandy and seven. Since I can't drink regular pop, I've changed to diet pop. What about the brandy? How many can I have? While I do not recommend that anyone drink...

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...

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