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Don’t Fall For These 6 Myths About Eating With Diabetes

More than 29 million people are already living with diabetes in the United States and, by the end of the day, about 4,000 more will learn they have diabetes, too. Untreated or mismanaged, diabetes can lead to heart and kidney diseases, blindness and even amputation.

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Dr. Barry Sears

This article outlines dietary myths not to follow for treating diabetes, but here is good tip to follow for better management of diabetes: Follow the dietary program used at the Joslin Diabetes Center.  It is a calorie-restricted diet (1,200 to 1,500 calories per day) containing 40% low glycemic carbohydrates, 30% low-fat protein, and 30%  fat rich in monounsaturated fat.  The more common name is the Zone Diet.

 

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