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Diet for Diabetics type 1, please suggest me

my 3 years old baby is detected with type 1 biabetes i want to know about proper diet to given in details
Wed, 23 Mar 2011
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Be regular with babies diet. As it would be very tricky to handle babies blood sugar. Start baby on insulin it is a must.

Balanced, healthy diet is the key.
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All people with diabetes should eat a good balanced diet. AVoid bread, cereals, potatoes, pasta, rice etc which contain lot of carbohydrates/starch. In Type 1 diabetes body no longer produces insulin so insulin supplimentation is a must. Follow up regularly for dose adjustments as the baby grows. Consistently eating at the same times every day is important.

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