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Worst Foods for People With Diabetes

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Brooke K Wyatt, Oct 3, 2020.

  1. Brooke K Wyatt

    Brooke K Wyatt · Newbie

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    If you have diabetes, watching what you eat is one of the most important things you can do to stay healthy. "The basic goal of nutrition for people with diabetes is to avoid blood sugar spikes," says Gerald Bernstein, M.D., director of the diabetes management program at Friedman Diabetes Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. Candy and soda can be dangerous for diabetics because the body absorbs these simple sugars almost instantly. But all types of carbs need to be watched, and foods high in fat—particularly unhealthy fats—are problematic as well because people with diabetes are at very high risk of heart disease, says Sandy Andrews, RD, director of education for the William Sansum Diabetes Center in Santa Barbara, Calif.

    • White rice
    • Blended coffees
    • Chinese food
    • Breakfast pastries
    • Fruit smoothies
    • Trail mix
    • Refined cereal
    • Fruit juice
    • Energy bars
    • Pasta Alfredo
    • French fries
    • Fatty meats
     
  2. Tophat1900

    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Is there a point to these copy n paste statements you are making?

    I agree with some of the above, but the info to avoid fatty meats is rubbish and so is the idea that brown versions of rice are somehow different to white. Your pancreas can't tell the difference.

    This is rather outdated and somewhat misleading to poor advice.
     
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  3. RFSMarch

    RFSMarch Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I suspect because the poster does not subsequently engage and if I recall is posting mainly US-centric stuff, I would edge towards bot/low-level troller? I am not sure there is a genuine T2 Diabetes diagnosed person behind this account.
     
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  4. Tophat1900

    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    I don't expect a reply either based on this and the previous post.
     
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  5. TeddyTottie

    TeddyTottie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I especially like the bit about ‘blended coffees’, so presumably single-estate cat-poo coffee lovingly hand-polished and roasted in a wood-fired earthen kiln when the moon was full, would be ok?

    Do you think this applies to whisky too? I do hope so... any excuse for another bottle of Ardbeg :cat:
     
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  6. Jim Lahey

    Jim Lahey I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    To be fair I think perhaps blended coffee refers to that which is laced with all manner of sugars, syrups and posh sounding, exotic extras. I may of course be wrong. It's happened before :shifty:
     
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  7. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    We could slim that down to
    • rice
    • pastries
    • fruit (especially juice or smoothies)
    • cereal
    • pasta
    • potatoes
    Better?
     
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  8. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Especially chip buttie!

    Mmmmmmm!
     
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  9. Jim Lahey

    Jim Lahey I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    How about;
    • Glucose
    • Fructose
    :D
     
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  10. TeddyTottie

    TeddyTottie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hah you could be right, but I’m gonna extrapolate to whisky anyway!
     
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  11. Resurgam

    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    For me it is
    Any 'real' sugar
    any starch

    Mind you - the sugar alcohols might not affect my blood glucose but oh boy do my gut flora and fauna have a party on it. I had some chewy bars with various polyols in them and I thought I was going to become Geography. Never again.
     
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  12. ZedZeeZet

    ZedZeeZet Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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  13. OzBlossom

    OzBlossom Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well then, I'm going to hell and liking it!
     
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