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Meal Planning, Food and Diet

I take insulin four times per day, my stomach looks like I am 10 months pregnant, and my blood sugar goes high every day. What kind of foods should I avoid? Is there such a thing as emotional diabetes? What is happening?

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How can I get my son to eat more healthy foods? Is adolescence causing his higher blood sugars, around 200 mg/dl [11.1 mmol/L]?

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I am a bit confused because the nutritional information says that a serving size of 35 sugar-free jelly beans contains 36 grams of carb which is equivalent to regular jelly beans. However, when I looked it up further on their website, it said that the “net carbs” for the serving size was 4 grams of carb. Do I figure 4 grams or 36 grams of carb for every 35 jelly beans and cover for that?

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I found cookie dough made with Splenda. Are these cookies safe for my nephew, who was recently diagnosed with type 1?

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How many carbohydrates are in breast milk? What do you recommend for moms who are breast feeding infants with type 1 diabetes?

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I was given a prescription for prednisone, but told to check first to see if I have diabetes. My fasting blood sugar was slightly high. Should I get retested? What kind of diet should I follow? What kind of doctor do I see? What type of diabetes do I have?

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I have type 1 and have been eating compulsively for three years. I don’t like to go to doctors, so what can I do on my own? How can I combat the compulsivity and the huge amounts of carbohydrates I crave? How can I cut down the insulin I use?

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My monther-in-law was recently diagnosed with type 2 and is in denial. She is supposed to follow a certain diet and exercise. Plus, she is a heavy smoker. What happens if she still eats sugar?

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Can children with diabetes eat sushi?

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I am a vegetarian, but my mom wants me to eat white meat to prevent diabetes. Do I need to eat meat to avoid diabetes? Is there any other way to prevent it?

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