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Diet in type 2 diabetes

My husband has just been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. I need to find out what he can eat.?
I'd appreciate it if someone can give me some ideas on recipies, what to eat, what not to eat and why not. Thanks everyone
Asked On : Sat, 9 Jan 2010
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  Anonymous's Response

He needs to have a balanced diet. Go by the glycemic index, if the carbohydrate content is more in any food then avoid it or have it in minimal amounts. Otherwise follow the normal guidelines of  Low Fat, Low Sugar, Low Salt, Plenty of Fruit and Vegetables, and Plenty of Complex Carbohydrates. Also he needs to follow exercise program and sugar monitoring.

Answered: Sat, 9 Jan 2010
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If it has 5 carbs or less it is considered a free food. Carbs turn into sugar. Smaller meals more often will keep a more steady sugar level. No sweets. Peanut butter can cure the sweet craving. But be careful it raises sugar levels fast so only a little.
Answered: Wed, 7 Jul 2010
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