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Posted by: VAN | 2010/05/23

INSULIN LEVEL AT 40 AT NIGHT

PLEASE WILL YOU ADVISE ME MY SUGER WILL NOT COME DOWN LOWER THEN 10 AND THATS IN THE AM I WAS TOLD CANE INCRES EVERY 2 DAYS

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Dear Van
I trust that you are under the care of a physician and a clinical dietitian if your sugar levels are so high? If not, please return to the dr who diagnosed your condition and ask him/her to help you with the adjustment of your medications. It is essential for anyone with insulin resistance or diabetes to consult a clinical dietitian, because the correct diet is one of the most important factors in treatment. Visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area. The dietitian will take your diabetes, medications and other conditions such as overweight and raised blood lipid levels, into account when working out a diet for you, which will be based on foods with a low glycaemic index (GI). Click on 'DietnFood' at the top of this weight and then on 'Weight loss' and 'The Glycaemic Index' and read the articles on the GI. Also click on ‘Food as Medicine' on the Diet Site and then on ‘Type 2 diabetes’. Ask your doctor what type of exercise you are allowed to do and get more active, e.g. start going for brisk walks for about 30 min every day, BUT only if your doctor gives permission.
Best regards
DietDoc

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Posted by: DietDoc | 2010/05/23

Dear Van
I trust that you are under the care of a physician and a clinical dietitian if your sugar levels are so high? If not, please return to the dr who diagnosed your condition and ask him/her to help you with the adjustment of your medications. It is essential for anyone with insulin resistance or diabetes to consult a clinical dietitian, because the correct diet is one of the most important factors in treatment. Visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area. The dietitian will take your diabetes, medications and other conditions such as overweight and raised blood lipid levels, into account when working out a diet for you, which will be based on foods with a low glycaemic index (GI). Click on 'DietnFood' at the top of this weight and then on 'Weight loss' and 'The Glycaemic Index' and read the articles on the GI. Also click on ‘Food as Medicine' on the Diet Site and then on ‘Type 2 diabetes’. Ask your doctor what type of exercise you are allowed to do and get more active, e.g. start going for brisk walks for about 30 min every day, BUT only if your doctor gives permission.
Best regards
DietDoc

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