Our expert says:
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. Check the List of Dietitians on this Website or phone 082-593-0276 or send an e-mail to email@example.com or look in your local telephone directory or Yellow Pages, to find a dietitian in your area. The dietitian will take his potential diabetes, medications and other conditions such as overweight and raised blood lipid levels, into account when working out a diet for him, which will be based in foods with a low glycaemic index (GI). Click on 'Diet' and 'Weight loss' and 'The right approach' and read the articles on the GI. Also click on ‘Food as Medicine' on the Diet Site and then on ‘Type 2 diabetes'. He should ask his doctor what type of exercise he is allowed to do and get more active, e.g. by going for brisk walks for about 30 min every day, BUT only if the doctor gives permission.
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