Can Diabetic Patient Eat Sabudana?

Q:
Can diabetic patient eat sabudana?

A:
Diabetes mellitus refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood sugar (glucose). Chronic diabetes conditions include type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes.

Diabetic patients should avoid eating sabudana because it contains starch substance which will increase sugar in blood.

Here is a list of foods which are beneficial to patients with diabetes.

  • Skim milk
  • Nonfat and low-fat plain yogurt
  • Nonfat sugar-free fruit yogurt
  • Skinless poultry
  • Fish
  • Shellfish
  • Beef tenderloin
  • Leafy greens
  • Cucumbers
  • Tomatoes
  • Carrots
  • Green beans
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
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