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					Diet for Diabetic patients

The human body suffers from many diseases of various types. Most of these diseases are caused by
certain reasons. The medical science classifies these diseases into many separate categories. Some of
these diseases are caused by contact whereas some of them are caused by insect bites. Yet, there are
some more diseases that are caused by infections and some more are caused by improper sexual
relationships. Some of these various types of diseases are curable whereas some of them are not. In
spite of great advancements in the fields of medical sciences, there is no treatment available for the
diseases like AIDS, HIV and cancer.

Diabetes is a disease that is caused by the imbalance in the chemical contents in the human body. Sugar
or glucose is an essential chemical that always remains present in the blood fluid in a particular quantity.
Whenever an imbalance occurs in the natural quantity of the sugar or glucose, people start suffering
from different types of troubles. This can be a fatal disease that must be treated immediately after the
person starts feeling the problems that are generally caused by Diabetes.

The person must be taken to the doctor immediately. The treatment must be initiated immediately as
well. It is a disease in which the medicines last till the life time. The patients are required to take the
medicines for the remaining part of their life. They are also required to undergo blood tests almost
every month as the doses of the medicines depend upon the blood reports to a great extent. The
patients are required to stay in contact with the doctor almost every moment. In many cases, the
patients who suffer from frequent fluctuation of the blood sugar level are advised to carry self blood
sugar checker machine. The situations where the sugar level falls down sharply are very dangerous.

Apart from medicines, the patients are required to pay more attention towards their diet. The diet for
these diabetic patients should be maintained very strictly. The patients must follow the diet charts that
are essentially prepared by the attending doctors and the patients, in no situation, should even try to
avoid the diet chart. The patients can feel better by taking this diabetic diet as the ingredients of this
diet have restricted quantity of sugar in it. You can also get a very good idea of this sugar restricted diet
from your dietician as well. The dietician is also a knowledgeable person who can also guide with his
idea of diabetic diet.
The patients suffering from diabetic problems must not eat food items that have a good quantity of
sugar or glucose dissolved in them. The food items like rice, potatoes, sugar, sweat dishes and other
food items that are restricted by the doctor or the dietician. The patients must be encouraged to eat
fresh fruits and vegetables. The consumption of peas, beans, and cereals is good and essential for the
diabetic patients. The perfect diet for the people suffering from diabetes must include vegetables like
bitter gourd, capsicum, Lettuce, Asparagus, Garlic, Cabbage, and tomatoes. The diabetic patients should
also consume good quantity of plain aerated water, coconut water, and clear tamarind to reduce the
increased sugar content in the blood. The doctors and dieticians lay great emphasis on the increased
consumption of bitter gourd for the people who are suffering from diabetes.

As an important part of diabetic diet, the patients of high blood sugar should take apples in their
everyday diet. There is no doubt that apple is delicious to taste, but it also has a medicinal value for
those people who are suffering from blood sugar or diabetes. It has an additional advantage as well. It
can help the patients to fight against harmful germs and bacteria. Additionally, the consumption of
Bengal Gram and Artichoke can also be suggested for the persons who are suffering from diabetes.
These foods are also good for counterattacking diabetes.

Description: Diabetes mellitus, often simply referred to as diabetes—is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. This high blood sugar produces the classical symptoms of polyuria (frequent urination), polydipsia (increased thirst) and polyphagia (increased hunger).