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Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by mtr01, Feb 9, 2011.

  1. mtr01

    mtr01 · Active Member

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    Firstly tell my life insurance/car insurance companys im now t2 diabetic {diet controlled}? Secondly..do i avoid fresh fruit, as i understand fruit contains fructose, which is a suger?
     
  2. HLW

    HLW Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    You need to tell your car insurer, but you don't need to inform the DVLA unless you are on insulin: http://www.diabetes.org.uk/Guide-to-dia ... insurance/

    Yes fructose is sugar. I was told to eat one piece of fruit per day max, and to eat it after a meal (so the sugar digestion is slowed down because your body is busy with fat and carbs or something, I'm sure someone else here can give you a better explanation!). Fresh is better than dried I was told, as dried is more 'concentrated' so you tend to eat more. Veg is better.
     
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    Dippy3103 · Well-Known Member

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    I told my insurer..... They didn't seem very interested, but i have done my bit. I backed it up with a recorded delivery letter, just to be safe.
     
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