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Posted by: Hermine Jordaan | 2010/09/06

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Can a diabetic eat potatoes

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Hallo Hermine
Potatoes is high GI - so can spike blood sugar. Sweet potato is actually better for them. But if they eat the potatoes with a full meal, the blood sugar spiking effect of the potatoes will be reduced due to intake of vegetables and protein.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2010/09/06

Hallo Hermine
Potatoes is high GI - so can spike blood sugar. Sweet potato is actually better for them. But if they eat the potatoes with a full meal, the blood sugar spiking effect of the potatoes will be reduced due to intake of vegetables and protein.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2010/09/06

Hallo Hermine
Potatoes is high GI - so can spike blood sugar. Sweet potato is actually better for them. But if they eat the potatoes with a full meal, the blood sugar spiking effect of the potatoes will be reduced due to intake of vegetables and protein.
Dr Bets

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