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HOW ARE BEETS GOOD FOR DIABETICS?

Vegetables are mostly great for diabetics and are always part of their dietary plans. However, some root vegetables are rich in natural sugars and should be avoided for fear of blood glucose spikes. Beetroots are often described by many as a superfood. It has been used for centuries to treat fever, constipation,
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HOW IS CHILI GOOD FOR DIABETICS?-Capsaicin And Diabetes.

Chili peppers are one of the superfoods that can help with Diabetes. They have a wealth of helpful benefits that make them a superfood. Peppers encompass a large group of plants that are in the Capsicum family. These plants contain benefits such as anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and analgesic effects. These effects come from the
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HOW ARE AVOCADOS GOOD FOR DIABETICS?

To properly manage diabetes mellitus, involves a balance in your diet, physical activity, and medications. What the patient eats has an impact on blood glucose, cholesterol, and weight. Thus it is important to make the best food choices. Avocado is often referred to as a superfood. Its health benefits are plentiful, and
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ARE TOMATOES GOOD FOR DIABETICS?

According to Heather Mangieri, a Pittsburgh-based registered dietitian and nutritionist, health author, and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, “Tomatoes are low in calories, (about 25 calories per one medium-size tomato) yet filled with nutrition”. They contain the carotenoid lycopene, which gives tomatoes their vibrant red color and they are a
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ARE PINEAPPLES GOOD FOR DIABETICS?

Pineapples are members of the bromeliad family. They are the only bromeliad that produces edible fruit according to the Purdue University Center for New Crops and Plant Products. They are tropical fruits that are rich in vitamins, enzymes, and antioxidants. Pineapples may help boost the immune system, build strong bones, and aid
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ARE PEANUTS GOOD FOR DIABETICS?

What are peanuts? Peanuts, scientifically known as Arachis hypogaea are a legume that originated from South America. They go by a variety of names, such as groundnuts, earthnuts, and goobers. Peanuts are a very high-calorie nut and contain all the 20 amino acids, with the most abundant of the amino acids being arginine, which
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ARE NUTS GOOD FOR DIABETICS?

Lifestyle interventions are recommended in the management of diabetes for already diagnosed patients, and for prevention in individuals who are at high risk of diabetes. Amongst these changes is the replacement of refined carbohydrates with whole grains, increase intake of vegetables and foods rich in dietary fiber, and reducing the number of
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DIABETES AND FEET PROBLEMS.

Diabetic foot problems are among the most common and most serious complications of diabetes mellitus. It affects about 6% of diabetes patients and about 50% of older patients with type 2 diabetes are at risk of developing foot problems (1). They are a major source of pain and financial burden to patients.
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Proteinuria In Diabetes-High Protein Urine.

Diabetic kidney disease is one of the chronic complications of diabetes. Kidney disease and cardiovascular disease are closely related; diabetic kidney disease can increase mortality from cardiovascular diseases (1). Proteinuria is one of several markers of kidney damage in diabetes. In proteinuria, urine contains different molecular weight proteins including albumin (albuminuria). It
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What Is Latent Autoimmune Diabetes In Adults-LADA.

Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) is a heterogeneous disease characterized by a less intensive autoimmune process compared to classical type 1 diabetes mellitus due to a lower evolution of B-cells failure. It shares similar features with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus with initial insulin dependence which later advances
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