The American Diabetes Association recommends that patients aim for a small but consistent weight loss of - 1 pound per week. Most patients should follow a diet that supplies at least 1,000 - 1,200 kcal/day for women and 1,200 - 1,600 kcal/day for men.
Even modest weight loss can reduce the risk factors for heart disease and diabetes. There are many approaches to dieting and many claims for great success with various fad diets. They include calorie restriction,...Read more
Hi Ginger, I am a 13 year old type 1 diabetic. I am 5 ft 5 and weigh 160 lbs. My family has been doing the low carb diet and loosing lots... Read more »
A healthy well-balanced diet is an essential part of glucose control for people who have diabetes. However, having diabetes does not mean that you... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Major Food ComponentsCarbohydratesCompared to fats and protein, carbohydrates have the greatest impact on blood sugar (glucose). Except for dietary... Read more »