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Diet for diabetics

Being diagnosed with diabetes, often, means that a person needs to change his eating habits. Those of us who have ever tried various ‘diets’ know exactly how difficult it is to change the eating pattern. In most of the controlled diets, there is a severe restriction on calories intake. Because of this restriction, the person is perpetually hungry, feels deprivation of food and if the food does not taste good due to lack of flavour, the person longs for more food. As a result, he abandons... 

Common Questions About Type 1 Diabetes Risk Factors

Obesity appears to be the most important factor for development of type 2diabetes. Obesity is defined as weighing more than 20 per cent of the desirable body weight due to accumulation of fat. Increased body fat promotes insulin resistance. There is also a link between type 2 diabetes and the part of the body where fat gets accumulated. People having excess fat above the hips (Central obesity) have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those with excess fat on the hips and thighs.