What's the best diet to control this condition

Go Back   The Diabetes Forum Support Community For Diabetics Online > Diabetes Forum Community > Diabetes Diet and Nutrition

Diabetes Diet and Nutrition A healthy, well balanced, nutritious diet which factors in Diabetes can be crucial for the long term management of Diabetes. Use this section to discuss your diet, what you would like to try, swap recipes and more.


Like Tree4Likes
  • 2 Post By crankincraig
  • 1 Post By VeeJay
  • 1 Post By JT Reagan

What's the best diet to control this condition


Closed Thread
 
Shared Thread Thread Tools
Old 07-01-2014, 06:45   #1
Active Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: India
Posts: 7

Member Type
Type 1
Diagnosed in 2012

Smile What's the best diet to control this condition

May i know that which diet is good to recover that problem fast?

santy is offline  
Old 07-01-2014, 14:22   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: MA, USA
Posts: 1,489

Member Type
Type 2
Diagnosed in 1986

903 likes received
940 likes given
Default

diabetic means you have high BG, carbohydrates raise BG. So not eating carbohydrates is best for diabetes.

__________________
I am not a doctor this is what works for me
You results may differ
diabetes86 is offline  
Old 07-01-2014, 14:34   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 341

Member Type
Type 1
Diagnosed in 2006

346 likes received
30 likes given
Default

LCHF would be my choice. As far as fast not sure there is such a thing , gradual and constant changes seem to work best for me anyway. Start by cutting out obvious sources of sugars and starchy things and then fine tune it as things progress. It works but takes time so just stick with it and don't get discouraged , some days will be better than others.

diabetes86 and silvertiger like this.
crankincraig is offline  
 
Old 07-01-2014, 14:38   #4
Moderator
 
VeeJay's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Midwest USA
Posts: 9,280

Member Type
Type 2
Diagnosed in 2010

11883 likes received
4360 likes given
Default

Lower your carbohydrate consumption, and increase fats. And, because you are on insulin, you need to do this slowly.

Do you know your insulin:carb ratio? Are you counting carbs?

Test your BG often. You'll need less insulin to maintain good BG levels, but you don't want to take so much that you'll go low.

diabetes86 likes this.
__________________
My low-carb recipe collection on Pinterest
https://www.pinterest.com/VRStudio1/...light-recipes/
70 yrs. Dx May 2010
Diet controlled: VLC/HF
BG steady with no highs or lows.
A1C in the 5% range.
____________________________________
Gluten intolerant, sensitive to dairy & eggs.
Eat no grains
VeeJay is offline  
Old 07-01-2014, 16:36   #5
MNB
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: India
Posts: 130

Member Type
Type 2
Diagnosed in 2014

88 likes received
7 likes given
Default

Santy,
Lchf diet will help you control glucose level but it will not cure diabetes. You can't go back to eating old ways once blood sugar returns to normal. There is no cure but it is very manageable.

__________________
Diagnosed T2 Jan 2014
A1C at Dx 7.0
Male, 125 lbs
BMI 20
Exercise : 2-3 km walk.
Diet: Low carb high fat with intermittent binging on carb every month.
Medicines: Basal 10-15 units of Tresiba Degludec once daily.
Metformin 500 mg twice daily.
MNB is offline  
Old 07-02-2014, 00:30   #6
Active Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Brisbane Australia
Posts: 13

Member Type
Type 2
Diagnosed in 1990

2 likes given
Default

I went to zero carbs (except for incidental carbs)( no counting) overnight. Re testing, I was doing up to 10 BS tests per day over the first 2 or 3 weeks.

I went from 130 units insulin down to 24 units plus 2 tabs overnight, then I went down to 8 units plus 2 tabs within a week, then I went zero units and 4 tabs and I have been on that for 4 months. I have been back to my specialist and he is happy.

My weight loss was 3 kg for the first week then another 7kg over the next 6 weeks totaling 10kg and now my weight loss is slowed but nearly stopped. I have found extra zero carbs to eat tho.

I am on nearly zero carbs but NOT on High Fats, I pick up the slack with extra veg and alternate flours.

I am looking for more info on alternatives for wheat flour but initially my success has come from a 3 flour mix = 1/3 self raising flour + 1/3 coconut flour + 1/3 almond meal. It lacks gluten to stick it together so I have been using shredded cheese or egg, I want to get off the cheese and egg so I am trying to buy some alternatives for those.

I hope this helps.


Last edited by Frances Griffin; 07-02-2014 at 00:35.
Frances Griffin is offline  
Old 07-02-2014, 01:22   #7
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Missouri, USA
Posts: 837

Member Type
Type 2
Diagnosed in 1986

834 likes received
1807 likes given
Default

Santy, cut way back on all grains and white vegetables like potatoes. The greener the better. Eat about two palm-sized pieces of meat--any kind--with the natural fat on it. Broiled tastes best. Cook the vegetables with real butter or a natural oil like olive oil. Drink plenty of water and be sure to have something with vitamin C in it. Eggs are your friends and there are lots of ways to eat them. This will get you on the right track quickly. Lots of recipes on this forum. Good eating.

Xenon likes this.
__________________
A1c 12/30/12 6.0
A1c 6/24/13 5.5 !!
A1c 6/18/15 6.0
A1C 2/25/16 5.8

Meds: Metformin 1000mm/2 times a day
71 years old
Other meds: synthroid (no thyroid due to cancer); verapamil, losartan, water pill, standard eye drops for glaucoma.
JT Reagan is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Diversions for diet control colingriffin Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 16 04-14-2014 18:34
Sometimes i dont understand this condition wylie27 Diabetes 7 01-14-2014 06:25
Help for Parner with diet and glucose control clueless Diabetes Treatment 11 12-13-2011 20:31
Diet that I adopted to control Type 2 diabetes wallycorker Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 61 01-31-2011 11:27
Type 2 who has reversed my condition wallycorker New Member Introductions 5 08-27-2009 16:50

LEGAL NOTICE
By using this Website, you agree to abide by our Terms and Conditions (the "Terms"). This notice does not replace our Terms, which you must read in full as they contain important information. You must not post any defamatory, unlawful or undesirable content, or any content copied from a third party, on the Website. You must not copy material from the Website except in accordance with the Terms. This Website gives users an opportunity to share information only and is not intended to contain any advice which you should rely upon. It does not replace the need to take professional or other advice. We have no liability to you or any other person in respect of any content on this Website.


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 22:56.




Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.