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Are sweet potatoes good for patients with type 2 diabetis?

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The second question is whether white rice is good for diabetic patients as long as water is removed when cooking.
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replied June 17th, 2011
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Sweet potatoes are okay, definitely much better than regular potatoes.

White rice is not, regardless of how much water you cook out. Water has nothing to do with it. White rice is a simple carb, which means it gets processed by the body very quickly and can raise blood sugar fast. Brown rice is much better because it is a more complex carb and is absorbed more slowly.

Same thing with bread. Whole wheat bread is much better than white bread. There have actually been studies that show that white bread raises blood sugar more quickly than actual pure sugar. That's how bad it is.

Other good carbs: beans, lentils, non-starchy vegetables, whole grains, oatmeal (not instant or quick-cooking), quinoa, whole wheat pasta.
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replied July 30th, 2011
Diabetes is due to genetic factors, immune function disorder, microbial infections and their toxins, free radicals toxin and psychological factors and so on all sorts of pathogenic factors in the role of the body cause islet function to drop, insulin resistance etc caused sugar, protein, fat, water and electrolyte and so on a series of metabolic disorder syndrome. The study found that people with diabetes during eating medium-vigorous vines sweet potato 4 weeks, six weeks after blood insulin levels were reduced 26%, 60%, and found sweet potatoes can restrain the diabetes obese patients oral glucose eleations, blood glucose levels after eating sweet potatoes can also reduce diabetic patients triglycerides and free fatty acid level.

To clinical characteristics, hyperglycemia as the main typical case can appear more urine, drinks, feed more, angular wait performance, namely “san-duo a little” symptoms.

Sweet potato can be used as diabetes in the diet meal

Sweet potato has been nutritionists as an edible, general, balanced food, its quantity of heat only equal weight rice heat it produces one third, and almost contains no fat or cholesterol. Often eat sweet potato be beneficial to human body health, and have certain effect reducing weight. But eat sweet potatoes don’t once eat too many, lest appear heartburn, the return of acid or abdominal distension etc complained of abdominal discomfort.

Studies suggest medium-vigorous vines sweet potato has certain antidiabetic effect. In patients with type 2 diabetes taking medium-vigorous vines yam extract, its insulin sensitiity, improved, help control blood sugar.

Daily life should be controlled diabetes blood sugar

Diabetes treatment goals is to control blood sugar makes its as near the normal, and then reduce diabetic various acute and chronic complications ward mates and development, improve the quality of life, and to achieve the goal of the necessary premise is good condition monitoring.

Illness monitoring in diabetic patients life has an important position, it is only through the good condition monitoring ability is you adjust dietary, adjusted motion, change insulin therapy provide correct reference. Each patient should have their own blood sugar self-monitoring diary, and to form the good habit of daily record.

Yellow lotus is a perennial herbaceous plants, animal experiment and clinical practice by HuangLianSu not only has proved that the antioxidant liters sugar hormone action, still can promote islet B cells regeneration, to diabetes has good effect.
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replied October 2nd, 2014
Sweet Potato? Yes.
Sweet potato is high fibrous substitute for potato.
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