Instructed patient about foods that can be used freely, such as tea or decaffeinated coffee, lime juice, spices, sour or dill pickles, raw vegetables, sugar free soft drinks, sugarless gum and others.
Instructed patient about diabetes. Explained to him/her that having diabetes doesnt mean that he/she has to start eating special foods or following a complicated diet plan for diabetics.
Instructed patient about diet plans for diabetics and how this diet translates into eating a variety of food in moderate amounts and following regular meal times.
Instructed patient about how his/her body responds to the excess of calories and fat by creating an undesirable increase in blood sugar.
Instructed patient to avoid the use of electrical appliances with non-insulated wiring.
Advised using salt substitutes (if permitted by MD), by seasoning food with condiments, such as lemon, parsley, cinnamon, etc.
Instructed patient about how the body responds to the excess of calories and fat by creating an undesirable increase in blood sugar.
Patient was instructed on appropriate nutrition. Include fish in the meals (2-3 times a week). Choose lean meats like cuts of beef and pork that end in
Patient was instructed on appropriate nutrition. Choose non fat dairy product such as skim milk, non fat yogurt and non fat cheese. Choose water and calorie free
Patient was instructed on appropriate nutrition. Choose liquid oils for cooking instead of solids fats that can be high in saturated trans fats. Remember that fasts are high in calories.