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Diabetes and how to control it - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Answered : 40 Questions
User :   hi good morning
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Good morning.
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   I like to chat regarding Diabeties
User :   I have some doudts
Doctor :   Proceed with your query.
User :   What and all fruits can a diabetic patient can take?
Doctor :   Diabetes need low calorie diet.
Doctor :   There are few fruits that contain high sugars such as watermelon, banana, chickoo, custard apple, butter fruit and so on.
Doctor :   these fruits are to be avoided.
Doctor :   Apart from this any other fruits can be taken.
Doctor :   Do not take more than one fruit per day.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Apart from this not other restriction with respect to fruit consumption in diabetes.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?'
User :   i am
User :   yes another is
User :   how much help ful of taking lady finger?
User :   i come to know it will be much helpfull in controling sugar levels if taken in the morning that kept in the water pervious day night
Doctor :   Ladies finger and other root vegetables can be taken.
Doctor :   They do not worsen blood sugars.
Doctor :   As a general physician my knowledge with the effects of herbs in managing diabetes is limited.
Doctor :   A homeopath will be able to answer this question better.
Doctor :   However there is no harm in using ladies finger as it doesn't increase blood sugars.
User :   how about rice to be fully avoided or can be taken in a limited qty?
Doctor :   yes, rice has to be limiited
Doctor :   as they are full of carbohydrates and calories
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   thats it thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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