WHAT IS NEW IN DIABETIC MEAL PLANNING?
In The American Dietetic Association’s (ADA) recent study, meal planning provided by a registered dietitian together with other diabetes treatment proved to be very helpful in controlling the disease. Three forms of diabetes Type I diabetes is the most serious but least common form and usually develops before age 30. People with this type of diabetes cannot make the hormone insulin in their pancreas to help energy (glucose) get into the body’s cells. They need to take insulin and balance their food intake and physical activity with their insulin. Type II diabetes is the most common and usually develops after age 40. Type II diabetes is more likely to develop if you are overweight and have high blood pressure, high levels of fat in your blood, or a history of diabetes in your family. The treatment is weight loss and increased physical activity, sometimes along with medication (pills or insulin injections). Gestational diabetes develops in some women during pregnancy and often results in