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Meal Planning, Food and Diet

My seven year old son is having some problems at school. His teacher thinks it could be a food allergy. He is allergic to wheat. My family doctor has recommended a glucagon-free diet. I know that glucagon has to do with the sugar in the body. Does this mean that he could have diabetes?

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My brother has been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes last month.He does not have access to a diabetic dietitian. He eats primarily Indian food. My dad is worried he may eating too much protein. What do you think? I want to talk to a dietitian nearby. Can you give me any pointers on finding one?

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My daughter was diagnosed several months ago. I am having trouble finding low- or no-carbohydrate snacks for the times she is high but needs to eat a meal or is hungry for a snack.

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My 18 year old son has had type 1 diabetes since he was 9. Just lately, he has had more trouble recognizing low blood sugars. I know he has a beer now and then, and although I don’t like it, it will probably happen. How exactly does alcohol affect the body?

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My son was diagnosed four months ago. We count carbohydrates and his insulin is based on this. I want to know if I should be a little more concerned about the types of foods he eats as long as his blood sugar is under control.

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Our 12 year old daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 approximately 6 weeks ago. Her blood sugar range is 60-150. She is within range in the morning, at lunch and on the weekends, but every afternoon after school, she is over 500 and sometimes 600.

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My daughter who is 9 years old has been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes about 60 days ago. She is on insulin twice a day, but does she not have to stick to a diet? If a child is diabetic, would she have to watch her diet and other things?

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If a label on a jar states “dietetic”, is this suitable for diabetics? The two terms are confusing.

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My father has “borderline” diabetes, and he has developed problems with his heart. It’s hard for him to find right things to eat; everything is either not good for him because of his diabetes, or not good for him because of his heart trouble He is underweight as well, and this makes it even more difficult to put on any weight. Can you make any dietary suggestions?

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Are there detailed lists available for foods that show serving size and grams of carbs?

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