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Diabetic Diet

A diet that can prevent diabetic people from the dangerous effects of the disease is called a diabetic diet. This diet is low in sugar and carbohydrates, and high in fibers. Diabetic people are encouraged to eat frequent small meals to prevent blood sugar levels from dropping to dangerous levels.

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I have diabetes, fatty liver, elevated cholesterol, and uric acid levels. What diet plan should I follow?

Query: Hello doctor, I have diabetes, fatty liver, elevated cholesterol, and uric acid levels. Please suggest me a diet plan. Kindly help. Thank you.  Read Full »


Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. I suggest the following diet plan. Alternative foods are also mentioned below. 1. Early morning - One glass of lukewarm water with lemon and one pinch of cinnamon powder. 2. Mid-morning - Green tea and four almonds. ...  Read Full »

Kindly advise whether a plant-based diet can help with diabetes.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 57-year-old female. Can I know whether taking a plant-based diet is beneficial for managing diabetes? How does a plant-based diet maintain blood glucose levels in individuals having diabetes? Are there specific plant foods or combinations that are particularly beneficial? What ste...  Read Full »


Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are elated to have you on board at icliniq. First, you need to keep track of your HbA1c (glycated hemoglobin) to check whether your blood glucose levels are under control. The glycemic load of your meal is important as excess sugar will get converted to fat and incr...  Read Full »

My father is diabetic. Please suggest a diet plan.

Query: Hello doctor, My father is 55 years old and weigh 154 lbs. He is suffering from sugar disease. Please inform the precautions to be taken to maintain the correct sugar levels and please inform the complete diet chart including fruits which are to be avoided or preferred. His normal food (Indian food ...  Read Full »


Priyanka Zade

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Diet prescription is as follows: Early morning: Luke warm water one glass, one teaspoon methi seeds powder or soaked methi (fenugreek seeds)(overnight). After half an hour: Tea without sugar or black tea or green tea one cup (without sugar).Breakfast: Upma one plate,...  Read Full »

-I am diabetic and want to try a plant-based diet. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have recently been diagnosed with diabetes and I am exploring dietary options. Can you provide personalized advice on adopting a plant-based diet to manage diabetes? Specifically, what plant-based foods or nutrients should I focus on, and are there any considerations or precautions t...  Read Full »


Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We will pay close attention to your worries and address all your questions with utmost care. First, you need to keep track of your HbA1c (glycated hemoglobin) for diabetes control. Anything excess or less is not important, but the glycemic load of your meal is imp...  Read Full »

I have diabetes running in my family. Kindly guide on diet and lifestyle.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 40-year-old male, and there is a blood sugar thing running in the family. I am trying to get my diet in check, and I am a bit lost in carbs. What is the deal with them, and how should I balance things for a healthier lifestyle? Do I need to worry about carbs with my regular diet,...  Read Full »


Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Consuming high carbs leads to high sugar levels in the blood, which leads to a faster deposition of fats in the body, and it leads to obesity due to metabolic disorders like diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, and ...  Read Full »

Can you suggest a non-vegetarian diet plan for diabetes?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 37 year old female. I am on diabetic medication since two years. I have attached my reports. Two months ago, my blood sugars were 149 FBS and 154 PPBS. The doctor had prescribed Istamet 50/500 (1-0-1), Gliclapack 30 mg (1-0-0), and Benipack 4 mg (1-0-1). Last week, the sugars we...  Read Full »


Neha Suryawanshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The diet plan for you is as follows: 1. Early morning: green tea or black tea. 2. After 10 minutes: three to four soaked almonds and walnuts. 3. Breakfast: one glass of skimmed milk and three idlis with sambhar (avoid coconut chutney) or khandvi or besan chela or moong...  Read Full »

Is it concerning that my diabetic uncle consumes an unhealthy diet?

Query: Hello doctor, I am concerned about my uncle's health. He is currently 56 years old and has been diagnosed with diabetes for the past five years. He is taking Metformin medication. Additionally, he follows a high-sodium diet, consuming a lot of pickles and adding extra salt to his food. I am worried ...  Read Full »


Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understood your concern. Yes, your concerns are valid as uncontrolled diabetes can lead to many other medical issues. I would suggest checking HbA1c levels and getting a personalized diet plan. For customized diet plans, more details such as heigh...  Read Full »

Can you suggest me ways to control my high blood sugar levels without medication?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 32 year old male and recently I went to the hospital for a regular checkup. I got to know my blood sugar levels are high. The laboratory report mentions that my RBS (resting blood sugar) is 251 mg/dL, fasting blood sugar is 191 mg/dL and after food, it is 317 mg/dL. My HbA1c is 8.3...  Read Full »


Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. A lifestyle modification will definitely help you to manage diabetes, however, since your blood sugar levels are high it is good to start with Glycomet tablet as it is safe and does have any side effects. You can stop ...  Read Full »

Please advise me on a diet and an exercise routine as I have diabetes at 22. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have recently been diagnosed with diabetes at 22, so please advise me on what foods to consume and avoid and supply me with a diet list. Additionally, I have digestive issues, so please keep this in mind while creating a diet chart for me and tell me my exercise schedule. Kindly hel...  Read Full »


Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. I provide you with a diet plan. Try to adhere to this. Early morning - Light black tea without sugar Breakfast - Cooked oatmeal or cooked dalia with vegetables Mid-morning - Whole fruits Lunch - Rice, on...  Read Full »

How to handle hemorrhoids that affect my mood badly?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an eating disorder before 16 years. It stressed my health very severely for around 5 years. Now, I am 35 years old. Also, I suffer from hemorrhoids, which affect my mood very severely. I have social impairments as my emotions are no longer clean. This is really an important issue fo...  Read Full »


Youness Tanani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1. For hemorrhoids, Tronolane (Pramoxine) is the best, if are external already. But, if are internal hemorrhoids, then need to follow another way of treatment. 2. Losing weight is normal in your case, because you are losing red blood cells by the hemorrhoids. 3. To my bes...  Read Full »

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