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Which diet is the best for Type 2 Diabetes?

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Mar 20, 01:43 PM in . Comments [2].

It’s quite difficult to know which diet to follow for controlling blood glucose and for weight loss in those with Type 2 diabetes. The most recent dietary guidelines for managing diabetes emphasise weight loss and preventing cardiovascular complications but make no specific recommendation about which weight loss diet to try or, indeed what level of carbohydrate is best for controlling blood sugars. So how do people know which the best diet is for them?

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World Diabetes Day - Myths about Diabetes and Diet

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Nov 13, 09:06 AM in and . Comments [3].

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, and I thought it would be a good idea to blow some of the most popular myths about Type 2 Diabetes and Diet.

Diet is one of the most important features of the management of Diabetes and it has been shown that adhering to dietary recommendations can make an impact on glycaemic, or blood sugar, control. (DCCT, 1993). Diabetes is one of the areas in which Dietitians have some concrete proof that what we advise people to do can make a difference to their health and well being. It’s a great area to work in and is really rewarding for those of us who want to make a difference.

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Vegetables First for Diabetes Control

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Oct 23, 12:03 PM in . No comments.

When you sit down to your meal, do you tuck into the carbohydrates first? A lot of people with Type 2 Diabetes concentrate on the carbohydrate in their meals, thinking this is the most important part of the meal for blood sugar control. In fact, eating the carbohydrates first may be doing you a disservice.

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