Tag Archives: diabetic diet

Social life, playing sports, eating out, financial assistance for diabetics.

How to have a social life with diabetes? Diabetes may have some effect on most people’s social life. Many can learn to manage it so that diabetes would not affect their ability to eat out or in social gatherings. Most people can and should have smaller portions and be a little more careful to avoid […]

The Best Diabetic diet! Mediterranean Diet!

Hey guys! I am Dr. Ahmet Ergin. I am a physician, endocrinologist, and diabetes education, specialist. Finally, I am talking about the Mediterranean diet because you asked for it. I am telling you this diet is the best diabetic diet, even better than the keto diet. This article will help control your diabetes and help […]

Carbohydrates Diabetics Can Eat and Carb Alternatives

1. How much pasta can a diabetic eat? What are past alternatives diabetics can eat? Diabetic should stay away from pasta however there are alternatives such as Shirataki Noodles. You love pasta, right? But some of our favorite comfort foods are detrimental to a diabetic approved diet. My favorite alternative to standard pasta is “Shirataki […]

How many carbs should a diabetic patient eat in diabetic diet?

How many carbs should a type 2 diabetic eat per day? How many carbs should a diabetic patient eat? A type 2 diabetic should eat anywhere between 15-60 gr of carbs per meal to control and manage blood sugars effectively depending on their age, caloric needs, activity level and diabetes duration. Individual goals can very. […]

Diabetic Diet, carbs and how to eat right for diabetes type 2

In today’s article, we are going to talk about type 2 diabetes, carbohydrates(carbs), and diet. My patients constantly ask “what should I eat for my diabetes”, “How much carbohydrates/carbs should I eat in my diet for type 2 diabetes?”, “Which starches are good your diabetes?”I am going to go over the best diabetic diet and […]

Diabetes During Holidays

Yummy carbohydrates to think about when you have diabetes during holidays.. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa food is undoubtedly the star of the celebration. This special time of the year is filled with joy, traditions, family, friends and calories too. How do your holiday favorites stack up? Should diabetes hold you back from […]

Do I need insulin?

In my diabetes care center, I get a question from my patients frequently which is “why do I need insulin”. Do I need insulin at all? Good questions to ask. If your doctor can not answer this question, read this article. Still has questions? Call us at 1 800-644-3963 for a free consultation. A lot of […]

What are carbohydrates?

What are carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are one of the three macronutrients in our diet, along with protein and fat. Carbohydrates is a term that includes sugar, fruits, vegetables, fibers, and legumes. They are the main source of energy for our body. While there are many divisions of carbohydrates, the diet benefits mostly come from a certain subset. So […]

Diabetic Doctor, endocrinologist and Telemedicine

Telemedicine for diabetes entails virtual doctor visits, remote glucose monitoring, and intervention. The doctor can prescribe diabetic medication and follow up with the patient very closely. Telemedicine for diabetes creates an alternative way of management instead of seeing traditional diabetic doctors.  Diabetes currently affects nearly 425 million people in the world, with Type-2 cases being […]

What is the best diabetic diet?

The Mediterranean diet is the best diabetic diet! Yes, it was proven in studies to improve glycemic control. The Mediterranean diet was compared with other diets such as low fat, nonrestricted calorie, low carbohydrate, high carbohydrate, usual diet. In one of those studies patients who were on the Mediterranean diet were much less likely to […]