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Posted by: mamzo | 2005/06/30

im overweigth

im overweigth what can i do, i m diebetic there is no diet medicine i can use. im 52 years old .

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Dear Mamzo
If you are diabetic then you MUST consult a clinical dietitian. If this is a problem then ask at your nearest clinic or hospital if they have a dietitian or diabetic clinic that can give you advice on what to eat so that you control your diabetes and lose weight at the same time. You can also check the List of Dietitians on this Website or phone 082-593-0276 or send an e-mail to sscharf@nhcltd.com or look in your local telephone directory or Yellow Pages, to find a dietitian in your area. The dietitian will take your diabetes, and medications, into account when working out a diet for you, 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'. You also needs to get active on a daily basis (swimming, jogging, skipping, running, cycling, gym or going for brisk walks) because regular exercise can lower the risk of diabetes considerably and help you to lose that weight.
Best regards
DietDoc

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