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Type 1 diabetes, variable sugar level. Fruits with meal?

My 10 year old son who is recently diagnosed with type 1 Diabetes has a varied sugar level usually before lunch it touches 60-70 and after having a meal its goes up drastically 250- 300. Wherein i include a fruit in his meal, should i just give him the meal without any fruits will the meal itself make the sugar go up, we are Indian and pure vegeterian and have Roti, Dry vegetable curry,Pulses for lunch.
Asked On : Tue, 3 Apr 2012
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Diabetologist 's  Response
hello,

Type I diabetes is insulin dependent.
You should known the carbohydrate count of a meal and give insulin accordingly.
Give fruits containing fructose which does not need require insulin for synthesis.
Answered: Wed, 12 Jun 2013
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Diabetologist Dr. Pratap VGM's  Response
DEAR SIR/MADAM

USUALLY 1 GM OF CARBOHYDRATE WILL GIVE AROUND 4 CALS OF ENERGY.
CARBOHYDRATE COUNTING WILL HELP TO CALCULATE THE INSULIN DOSAGE ACCORDINGLY

DONT WORRY YOU CAN TAKE SOME FRUITS AS YOU WILL BE TAKING INSULIN REGULARLY KETOACIDOSIS WILL NOT HAPPEN.

THANKS
Answered: Fri, 28 Jun 2013
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