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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi GoodEvening
User :   i am diabetic like to know regarding this
User :   i come to know that in market some branded rice is available which is free from sugar and fat?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   is it good to take?
Doctor :   These rice products have low starch in them
Doctor :   that is definitely low in calorie as well as fat.
Doctor :   You could use them.
Doctor :   But this is not alternative to your current treatment which you are on.
User :   Is it naturally grown or ?
Doctor :   It is only part of the treatment schedule and not the complete treatment.
User :   any side effects by using this products?
Doctor :   This rice undergoes special refining process so as to take away the added starch and calories.
Doctor :   The whole process is in lines with the standard guidelines.
Doctor :   It is just similar to normal rice, no side effects have been reported yet with its use.
Doctor :   Do you follow?
User :   s
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   i just started to have one time in my diet as i completly stopped rice on Dr's advice in the past
User :   can u tell me whether can i have apples?
Doctor :   Generally all fruits contain some amount of sugar in them.
Doctor :   We advise patients who have very high sugars or those who have uncontrolled diabetes not to have any fruits.
Doctor :   Hence the decision to take apple or any other fruits depend on how your sugar levels are these days.
User :   ok thank you for your advice
Doctor :   So I am not the right person to advise you if you can take apple or other fruits, but your treating doctor is.
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