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Diet plan for a diabetic to gain weight - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i have diabetes from last year . my body is not in shape,please help me to gain weight.
Doctor :   Hello.
Doctor :   Give me your age, height and weight?
User :   20 yrs
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   hieght 5 fet 4 inch 48 kg
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   the ideal way to gain weight is to increase protein
Doctor :   content in the diet.
User :   which itmes have enough proeins?
Doctor :   Are you veg or non-veg?
User :   i m non veg
Doctor :   You can take chicken, egg whites,
Doctor :   oily fish,
Doctor :   small amount of lamb.
User :   sorry sir i want to write veg but wrongly non veg written
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   In vegetarian to can go for soya product.
Doctor :   like meal maker, soya beans, etc.
User :   if there is diet schedule for diabetec bcoz i m diabetic
Doctor :   You get a personalized diet prepared for you through our website.
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW
Doctor :   Follow this link.
User :   i am taking 10 point isulin daily it affecting
Doctor :   ?
Doctor :   i didn't get that?
User :   insulin injection for diabetes
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i think i hv diabetes so i cant gain weight and hight
User :   is it ri8 or wrong ?
Doctor :   As diabetic you should only maintain ideal height and weight.
Doctor :   If you are under weight, the is no harm in getting into right weight.
Doctor :   You should only watch what you are eating.
Doctor :   Try to take in more protein and complex carbohydrate in your diet.
Doctor :   Did you follow what i have said?
Doctor :   get back in case of any doubts .
User :   yes i m following you
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Are you regularly checking your blood glucose levels?
User :   yes it is abt 200- 300
Doctor :   Random?
User :   i check every month
Doctor :   That is high level.
User :   than what should i do to control it?
Doctor :   You have to maintain in control.
Doctor :   You should discuss with your treating doctor, whether to increase the insulin dose.
Doctor :   also get a good diet plan for you/
User :   it take a cup of tea daily and 3 chapati in meal.
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   any other in snack in between meals?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Then you should consult your doctor on whether to increase the insulin dose.
User :   ok but these doctrs are not sure abt diet planning for me
Doctor :   That why i have sent a link,
Doctor :   follow that.
Doctor :   May be you should increase the insulin dose
User :   ok sir thanks.
Doctor :   bye for now.
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