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What fruits can be given to a diabetic patient? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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User:Hi Dr
Doctor:please proceed with the query.
User:My mother has got Diabetes
User:Jus wanna a knw what r the fruits can be gvn for Diabetic patients?
Doctor:is she taking medication for diabetes
Doctor:apples , pears , apricots , blueberries , kiwifruit , strawberries , pomegranates , and avocados
Doctor:some fruits may not be available like blueberries
User:Ok, Can dry fruits like grapes n dates b given?
Doctor:but rest you will get
User:fine Dr
Doctor:it will contain sugars in them
Doctor:better to avoid even thought it is dried
User:So it is advisable right..
Doctor:not to eat it
User:What are the Non-veg items we can give?
User:She is very weak and losingher weight...
Doctor:Non veg you can give fish, chicken
Doctor:but do not give eggs
User:How often Blood Glucose and Cholesterol has to b checked?
User:Sure Dr
Doctor:mutton is also fine, but fish is very good for her
Doctor:what is her level now
User:thnx dr
Doctor:what is her level now
User:Glucose level is 159
User:Cholesterol am not sure
Doctor:ok, then once in a month blood glucose test is fine, but if she has glucometer at home she can check once in a week or 15 days
Doctor:Blood glucose is most accurate
Doctor:Do you need a diabetic chart
User:Fine Doctor
User:Am planning to a glucometer , cud u plz suggest a brand in that
User:easy to operate for her
Doctor:Accucheck s good
User:S Doctor, cud u plz send me the Chart
Doctor:ok send me your number
Doctor:ok we will send in a day .
User:Many thnx to u
Doctor:Do you have any more queries.
Doctor:youa re welcome
User:thnk u
User:bye :)
Doctor:Kindly login for further queries
Doctor:Good day to you
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