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This page was developed to teach people living with diabetes everything they need to know about food and drinks in order to manage their diabetes.
The must know about food, drinks and diabetes
II.1. Nutritional recommendations in diabetes
II.2. Classification of food available on Rwandan market according to their types of nutrients
II.3. How must a diabetic’s plate be prepared?
II.4. Food pyramid for healthy eating habits
II.5. Glycemic index (sugar content) of food
II.6. Ten different diabetic diet plans you can try (made by a Rwandan nutritionist)
II.7. Diabetes and drinks
II.8. Diabetes and sugars
II.9. Diabetes and salt
II.10. Diabetes, seasonings and spices
Frequently asked questions about food, drinks and diabetes
Q.1. Is there any way to check my regular blood glucose variation depending on the food and drinks I take?
Q.2. Is there any drink or food which i can use to lower my blood glucose levels without taking medication?
Q.3. How can I stop alcohol in order to manage my diabetes well?
Q.4. How to cope with diabetic diet especially when diagnosed with diabetes at adult age?
Q.5. How can I keep my diabetes under control and still enjoy my food and drinks when attending a party?
Myths or rumors about food, drinks and diabetes
MYTH 1: “A diabetes diet is too limiting.”
MYTH 2: “I can never eat sweets again.”
MYTH 3: “If I work really hard at eating right, my diabetes will go away.”
MYTH 4: “I’m taking diabetes medications, so I can eat whatever i want.”
MYTH 5: “Fat does not matter, so I can ignore the fat content in my meals”
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