Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
by General Internal Medicine Group
Although it is highly beneficial for people withdiabetes to regulate their diets in order tocontrol the condition, there a...
People with diabetes CAN eat sugar. As part ofa balanced diet and regulated with exercise, itis possible for those with th...
A balanced diet for people with diabetesshould, contrary to popular belief, also includecarbohydrates. It is true that the...
Another myth is that people with diabetes haveto buy special "diabetes-friendly" foods andcannot eat a normal diet. Simila...
General Internal Medicine Group has twolocations in Virginia and has experts in a rangeof medical fields, including a diab...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Debunking three myths of the diabetic diet by general internal medicine group

925 views

Published on

Although it is highly beneficial for people with diabetes to regulate their diets in order to control the condition, there are many misapprehensions about what people with diabetes should and should not eat. Here are a few facts that are frequently overlooked:

Published in: Health & Medicine
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Debunking three myths of the diabetic diet by general internal medicine group

  1. 1. by General Internal Medicine Group
  2. 2. Although it is highly beneficial for people withdiabetes to regulate their diets in order tocontrol the condition, there are manymisapprehensions about what people withdiabetes should and should not eat. Here are afew facts that are frequently overlooked:
  3. 3. People with diabetes CAN eat sugar. As part ofa balanced diet and regulated with exercise, itis possible for those with the condition toinclude dessert in their dinner plans.
  4. 4. A balanced diet for people with diabetesshould, contrary to popular belief, also includecarbohydrates. It is true that the type ofcarbohydrate is important to consider: wholegrains are preferable as they are digestedslowly and keep blood sugar more balanced.
  5. 5. Another myth is that people with diabetes haveto buy special "diabetes-friendly" foods andcannot eat a normal diet. Similar to thosewithout diabetes, people who have thecondition are advised to eat a balanced diet tokeep their body healthy. But there is no need toradically change eating habits or buy special"diabetic" brands. Diabetes is a condition thatpeople can learn to live with without giving upthe foods they love.
  6. 6. General Internal Medicine Group has twolocations in Virginia and has experts in a rangeof medical fields, including a diabetes educatorand nutritionist.

×