Diabetes Diet
Learning About Diabetic Gastroparesis
Learning About Diabetic Gastroparesis Gastric emptying refers to your body’s ability to move food from your stomach to your small intestines. This process includes relaxation to accommodate food, contractions to aid in the movement of larger food particles and relaxation to allow food to exit the stomach. Long standing uncontrolled diabetes mellitus can impair this process. Over time, high blood sugar levels can have damaging effects on the nerves in our body, which includes the...
Question, Will “Sugar Free” Foods Increase Your Blood Sugar Levels?
Will “sugar free” foods increase your blood sugar levels? Patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes are often cautious of what they eat. It is important for patients with diabetes to manage their blood glucose (sugar) levels. Our favorite sweets often contain high sugar content. Therefore, they are encouraged to stay away from them or to only have them in moderation. Finding appropriate food choices can be quite difficult if you have diabetes. However,...
Learning About High Fructose Corn Syrup and Diabetes
High Fructose Corn Syrup and Diabetes People are often told to “watch what you eat”, and “make improved food choices”, but what does this mean?  Increasing or adding vegetables with meals or snacks is a good choice.  A regular, well-balanced diet is recommended. You should consider looking at the ingredients in the foods you eat, as not all ingredients, such as sugar, are alike. Checking the food label is a good place to start. When...
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