Meal Planning, Food and Diet

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Meal Planning, Food and Diet

  1. What foods can I give my daughter so that her diet is similar to that of her twin brother? (8 Dec 2008)
  2. My granddaughter has just been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Is she allowed to have basic popcorn, salted or unsalted? (1 Dec 2008)
  3. Swimming has helped me lose weight, boost my energy and give me better diabetes control. I eat a light dinner an hour beforehand. Should I eat afterwards, too? (24 Nov 2008)
  4. After years with body image problems, my teen daughter has developed bulimia, something she wants to "self medicate." Where should I seek help? (24 Nov 2008)
  5. We've heard conflicting information about including or not including sweets in our son's diet. Can you help us understand what his proper diet should be? (22 Nov 2008)
  6. I'm a school nurse with a student who has type 1. The child's diet consists mainly of simple carbohydrates. How can get him to change his diet? (11 Nov 2008)
  7. Is popcorn a fast or slow acting carbohydrate? (8 Nov 2008)
  8. When my son travels to Europe, where can he find information on carbohydrate counting for the international foods that he will be eating? (31 Oct 2008)
  9. Is it safe to put my already thin daughter on a low glucose, low carbohydrate, low calorie diet? This was suggested after she had a fasting blood sugar of 106 mg/dl [5.9 mmol/L]. (31 Oct 2008)
  10. Where can one find a resource for determining carbohydrate content for casserole dishes and such? (27 Oct 2008)
  11. Can I give my daughter, who may have diabetes, fruit juice for her fruit intake? (24 Sep 2008)
  12. What can you tell me about quinoa? Is it good for people with type 1? (23 Sep 2008)
  13. What are some snacks with slow acting carbohydrates and protein? (23 Sep 2008)
  14. My nine-year-old son has type 1. Are sugar free drinks and other sugar free items safe for him? (18 Sep 2008)
  15. Although I exercise and eat lower carbohydrate meals, my blood sugars are elevated, even more so when I am on steroids. What do you recommend? (31 Aug 2008)
  16. Although active, my daughter has gained almost 30 pounds in the past few years so the endocrinologist has recommended more protein to help her lose weight. What do you suggest? (29 Aug 2008)
  17. My granddaughter's father sometimes gives her only 10 grams of food at 3:30 p.m., nothing else until the next morning. What should I do? (24 Aug 2008)
  18. Can pregnant women, women who are breast feeding and people with diabetes use beverages with the sweetener acesulfame potassium in combination with sucralose? (16 Aug 2008)
  19. My six-year-old takes Insulatard and is to eat six times a day. How can I plan meals? She doesn't have much of an appetite. (16 Jul 2008)
  20. I've been dieting, consuming protein shakes and bars. My blood sugar is slightly higher afterwards, more than when I eat regular foods. Why is this? (16 Jul 2008)

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