Why check i&o on a diabetic?

Answer Measuring a diabetic's I&O -- input and output -- can help a medical team get to the bottom of unexplained weight gain/loss and identify early symptoms of possible complications like kidney disease... Read More »

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Hey,, If a diabetic doesn't go to the doctor anymore and doesn't check her blood levels what could happen?

Your mother is asking for trouble. Diabetes is a disease that sneaks up on you in the sense that you don't necessarily feel sick, but damage is being done, and the damage is irreversible. By not ... Read More »

Needing some serious answers and help on diabetic questions.My mom is a diabetic and has been for years.?

There is no "One size fits all" diet plan for those of us with diabetes.Your Mom's needs are different than mine.She will work with her endo, dietitian and diabetes educator to find out what plan i... Read More »

If a diabetic and a non-diabetic ate exactly the same and did the same exercise, who would gain more weight?

if the diabetic was untreated (or inadequately treated), the non-diabetic would gain more weight. if the diabetic was adequately treated, they would gain the same amount of weight.

Is it ok for a diabetic to eat potatoes Type 2 diabetic?

When it comes to diabetes, there is no one size fits all answer. What works for one diabetic may not work for the next.Best thing to do is for you to get a blood glucose meter if you do not have on... Read More »