So far, Andrew Berry and I have discussed carbohydrates & diabetes , and healthy weight loss with diabetes . This interview is about protein. The American Diabetes Association has joined in with what some people have been touting for years, low-carb and higher protein diets consisting of lean, healthy proteins, can really help you control blood sugar levels, prevent Type 2 diabetes, lose body fat and maintain a healthy weight.
I personally have been following a low-carb, higher protein nutrition plan with the guidance of Andrew for over a year now and seen great results in my energy, my blood sugar control and body fat loss. So, I wanted to give you a chance to hear it from Andrew yourself!
Ginger: So, could you start with the basics of why protein is such an important part of a nutrition plan for a person with diabetes? ANDREW: Protein is part of every cell, the construction of neurotransmitters, production of hormones, all enzymes and muscle....
Finding out your child has type 1 diabetes can be terrifying, and figuring out how to work diabetes care management into your life can be downright overwhelming. If you are a two-parent family, sit down, cry a little, and then read this list together and divide up the tasks. Communication between parents as you approach the steep diabetes learning curve will be essential. Below you'll find a checklist for parents of newly diagnosed children with diabetes. If you are a single parent, don’t be overwhelmed! The tasks may seem a lot to handle, but as you build a routine it will become much easier. 1. First of all, don’t panic. Right now you probably feel overwhelmed, confused and scared for your child. That’s normal. But keep in mind that type 1 diabetes is not what it used to be. There are still many myths about diabetes because until insulin was discovered in the 1920s, it was a fatal disease. Now, it is a very manageable chronic disease. The medical establishment ha...
Alternative Names Urine protein electrophoresis; UPEP Normal Values No significant amount of globulins in the urine. Urine albumin is less than 5 mg/dL. Normal value ranges may vary slightly among different laboratories. Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results. What abnormal results mean Acute inflammation Amyloidosis Decreased kidney function Diabetic nephropathy Kidney failure Multiple myeloma Nephrotic syndrome Acute urinary tract infection
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