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Eating and type 2

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by sue1655, Oct 24, 2016.

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  1. sue1655

    sue1655 · Newbie

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    My sister, who has learning difficulties, has out of control type 2! She lives with her husband but they can't cook and have little idea of a balanced diet. We are trying to help them to change their diet is mostly processed food and takeaways. Does anyone have a very eating simple plan? Breakfast is particularly difficult! which cereals can they eat? they can't make their own!
     
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    Shaydollar811 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Oatmeal add some blueberries or strawberries any kind of berries are great
     
  3. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    Hi,

    Advice is going to vary A LOT depending on what medication she is on, if any. And whether she is willing and able to test her blood glucose.

    Could you give us a bit more info?

    What medications?
    Where do they shop?
    And their rough budget?

    All of those will make a huge difference to the appropriate advice, I am afraid.

    Oh, and WELCOME to the forum :)
     
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    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    welcome here sue1655 :)

    eggs and ham for breakfast

    cheese and green pepper and butter with protein rolls from Lidl

    full fat Greek yoghurt with fresh blueberries NO sugar

    a handfull of nuts and a Little glass of milk or coffee with milk NO Sugar

    maybe use stevia for sweeteing if learned to dose it rightly so it taste okay and not too bitter
     
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    weescotty Type 2 · Newbie

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    I just find so much conflicting information as I have high BP high cholesterol anxiety and now type 2..I have not had sugar or salt for 30yrs so why me!
     
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    Slalom Type 2 · Member

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    Weescotty,
    Processed Food has sugar(sucrose) and salt, so do some takeaways, even restaurants add some or both.

    Also the humble spud, Loaf, Rice, Pasta and noodles are carbohydrates, which the body turns to glucose.

    Hope this helps you with type 2, don't get brought down by it beat it.
    Rod
     
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