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Meal Planning, Food and Diet

I have diabetes which is controlled with pills, but lately my sugar has gone a little out of control. I am looking for a “Do and Don’t” list of foods for a person with diabetes.

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My son will be 4 in a few months. He was just recently diagnosed with Type 1. My 7 year old daughter just started softball and I am missing her games because of my son’s dinnertime. Can dinner be adjusted on game days?

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I am 39 years old and have had Type 1 for 9 years. About 5 years ago I developed an underactive thyroid. Before my thyroid condition was diagnosed I put on a lot of weight. I’ve tried the low-fat diet without any success and now I want to try the Protein Power diet (low carbohydrate).

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I have a 6 year old in my life that has type 1. There are significant people in his life that feed him sugar (candy bars, powdered donuts, etc.) on a daily basis. I am concerned about the long term effects of their actions on his health.

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I have a 5-year-old son. He is starting kindergarten this year. He will be in school all day, and will eat lunch there. Do the school lunches meet the nutritional requirements of 5 to 6 carbohydrates?

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My 5 year old daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 three weeks ago. My husband and I are working very hard to learn everything we need to know, but I am still at a loss concerning sugars in food. How many grams of sugar are acceptable for her to eat for a snack?

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I am wondering if the milk boxes (similar to juice drink boxes) would be beneficial to have on hand to bring up lows. The ones I am curious about are the ones which do not have to be refrigerated.

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I am 45 years old, diagnosed with type 2 diabetes about five years ago, and my last hemoglobin A1c was 6.8%. Is there any healthy way to do a one to three day water-only fast?

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Why are diet sodas bad for you?

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I am a girl scout leader and have a five year old girl with diabetes in our group. What type of snacks including drinks should I give her?

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