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The answer is it depends - it depends on your dietary restrictions, it depends on how many calories you should be eating per day, and it also depends if you're a man or a woman. On average a woman should consume 45-60 grams of carbohydrates per meal and a man should consume 60-75 grams per meal. Snacks should contain between 15-30 grams of carbohydrates. All carbohydrates need to be accounted for so you can balance your insulin injections to your carbohydrate intake. If you aren't quite sure, this is something you should follow up with your doctor or certified diabetes educator to understand more about.
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Carbs and sugar restriction is very important in type 2 diabetics. Although the reduction of carbs should be discussed with a diabetic dietitian, a general rule is a diabetic …should have no more than 20-60 grams of carbs per day, or even less if your blood sugar is constantly too high. Eating carbs is like eating sugar. It will increase your blood sugar levels without a doubt. As a diabetic, I am lucky that I was never much of a sweet eater, but carbs were my downfall. I watch my carbs carefully. Having protein and fiber with the meal to slow the uptake is also important. Exercise is one of the best tools to manage your blood sugar. Yes, and it's a bit different for each person, too. It depends on your size, your individual metabolism, your capacity to produce insulin, and the GI index of the carbs you're eating. (GI Index is a measurement of how fast a particular carbohydrate turns into blood sugar.) Since you can't calculate all these things, and everyone's reactions are different, just following a fixed number recommendation is not very effective. Your best strategy to avoid diabetic deterioration and deadly side effects is to "eat to your meter", that is, start testing your blood sugar (yes, now) at mealtimes, 1 hour, and 2 hours after each meal, and learn what foods and amounts keep YOUR blood sugar within recommended limits. Here they are for you: Fasting blood sugar | under 100 mg/dl (5.5 mmol/L) / One hour after meals | under 140 mg/dl (7.8 mmol/L) / Two hours after meals | under 120 mg/dl (6.6 mmol/L) Yes, it varies from person to person. The thing is that not all carbs are created equal. Those on the low glycemic index are good for some people. In my opinion, beans, lettuce, broccoli, sweet potatoes and so on will not cause issues for some people. Whereas, white bread, rice, white potatoes, fried foods, cookies and so on will give you grief as far as your blood sugar goes. Low sugar foods are good, but the sugar is often replaced with other carbs, like saturated fats, which will not do any good. Be sure to read your labels. Yes, it varies from person to person. Moreover, people are not created diabetic equally. For example, even a small portion of beans, sweet potatoes, and all fruits, would cause significant problems for me. As would, even a small portion of all bread (whether white or wholewheat/wholemeal), rice (both white and brown), all potatoes, wheat products, rice products, cereals, grains, and refined processed carbohydrates. I might get away with a mouthful of each (but not all at the same time of course), just as a taste now and then. I'm a non-insulin-dependant type 2 diabetic. In my opinion, and in my experience, both professional and personal, some non-insulin-dependant diabetics need to be stricter than those taking insulin. For example, I've always had a careful diet and exercise regularly. Nonetheless, I developed diabetes because there is a strong family history of the disease. Therefore, although I don't need to take insulin, I'm very insulin resistant and can tolerate very few carbohydrates per meal. So, always bear in mind that some type 2 diabetics can have very few carbohydrates while others appear to be safe with more. You cannot afford to take chances. You many not be the 'average' diabetic. Your limbs, eyes, organs, and life are at stake if you do not count and restrict as necessary your carbohydrate intake. You need to determine how many carbohydrates are safe for you as an individual by testing your blood sugar, with your glucometer, one hour after each meal and then again two hours after the meal. Glucometers are readily available to buy at any drugstore, pharmacy, or chemist's shop. They are small and (with a little bit of practice) easy to use. After a few months of testing you will have a personalized 'safe' list of foods and quantities.
If you are borderline diabetic and the doctor said to control it by diet how many carbs should you have per day?
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Because of your question I think you are trying to help yourself instead of seeking professional help. I do realize that in the U.S. (unlike Canada) it is expensive and diffi…cult to seek help for almost all health issues, but it's important you find a source that will help you out. Usually diabetics are treated by a nutritionist for a few months. I know you are aware you are over-weight and it's important you try your best to lose some weight with the help of your nutritionist which will minimize problems that can be associated with diabetes. My mother found out she was diabetic when she was 35 years old (was a slim woman) and she worked with a nutritionist and watched her diet to the "T" and she lived to be almost 84. If you simply can't afford a nutritionist or specialist then the very best place to go (will cost you a lot less) it "Weight Watchers." Weight Watchers is about corrective eating and they deal with diabetics and people with allergies. I lost 15 lbs. this summer at Weight Watchers (15 years ago lost 45 lbs.) and every so often I go in for what I call a "tune-up." The nice thing about Weight Watchers is your weight remains private (only the person weighing you in will know) and it's up to you if you choose to tell others. They just don't teach you how to eat correctly, but tell you what exercises you should do and where to buy your food at a good cost. The group encourages each other so attending meetings are important. These meetings are informative, light, and full of fun. Men seem to lose weight at a more rapid weight than women and it's because men don't carry that layer of fat women do. ANSWER= VERY LITTLE! coming from a type 1 diabetic, extreme control over sugar intake is necessary, lest you wish to become a type 1. I suggest only consuming fruit and fruit juice sweetened products because they're more slowly digestible sugars. Omit ALL refined sugar foods, they will cause blood sugar spikes that are damaging. Diabetics can not only not process sugar but carbohydrates and fats as well. All carbs turn to sugar in the body so I strongly suggest a VERY low carb /low fat/ portion controlled diet. Research the foods that are considered" slowly digestible carbohydrate foods "such as beans ,peas, lentils,ect.and replace the high carb foods with these. Begin to read labels carbs are hidden everywhere even in ketchup! be wary of artificial sweeteners such as Splenda and others that will spike sugar. Omit soft drinks and replace with water. (WATER is key in keeping and getting high blood sugars down). This is the basis for optimum blood sugar control.
None if she is trying to lose weight not gain it.
A 75-year old women should eat close to 300 carbs per day. This is true as long as she is not diabetic or has any other health issues.?æ
I am 4'10 and weigh 170 lbs how many calories should i eat per day and how many carbs should i eat per day in order to lose 50 lbs?
First off don't look at the scales. If you want to loose weight then go into a healthy diet. Eat foods that are healthy. Don't junk around. and only eat what your body needs..…like if you are eating a whole meal and you are only hungry for about half of whats on your plate listen to your body and don't feel like you have to Have to finish it. and take a nice long walk around your neighborhood every afternoon. that's about it.
I am 4'11 and weigh 130 pounds how many calories should i eat per day and how many carbs should i eat per day in order to lose 15 pounds?
each pound weighs 3,500 calories so mupliply that 15(lbs) and the time you want to loose it by, heathly is 2lbs a week. An average woman should consume 1,200 calories a day de…pending on physical activity, age, health status and stage in life. 50-60% of your total intake should be from carbohyrates. 10% or less should be from fat.
Yes. Diabetcs should be regularly checking their blood sugar levels and taking the correct amount of insulin to compensate for their carbohydrate intake (Type 1 Diabet…ics). Their is no reason for a diabetic person to make any major changes to their diet, although a healthy diet is recommended for anyone, not just those diagnosed as diabetic, again providing that their blood sugar is monitored and their insulin intake is administered correctly.
That depends on what you mean by "dry" and whether you want to lose weight, gain weight, or maintain weight. See the Related Question for more information.
A person with type one Diabetes should consume the number of carbs consistent with a healthy diet based on the age height weight and activity level.
There are several food that do contain carbs. They have whats called a carb counter to allow individuals to eat carbs but limit the amount. The reason carbs should be limited …is they turn to sugar.
something you and your doctor need to discuss
Just like people without diabetes your body do not require any carbohydrates. So the answer is 0.
1200 or 2500 depends on ur weight