Home > Health > Question
Need Expert Advice?Our Gurus Can Help
Komal

Komal Jethmalani  |325 Answers  |Ask -

Dietician, Diabetes Expert - Answered on Dec 06, 2023

Komal Jethmalani is a practising dietician and nutritionist with over 26 years of experience.
She specialises in weight loss and diabetes management.
Jethmalani has completed her MSc in food and nutrition from SNDT University and trained at Jaslok Hospital.
She is a NDEP-certified diabetes educator.... more
Thomas Question by Thomas on Nov 30, 2023Hindi
Listen
Health

Hai Kamalji, I am Thomas, 61 Years Old Please advice me to control the Diabetics with following situation. I had Post COVID pneumonia and had diabetics. now I am taking Insulin in the morning and night with 15 unites. Now taking food as follows Morning :- 2 Idly or Dosa or Boiled Banana or Reva Uppuma Afternoon :- Vegetable Curry Evening :- One Cup Tea with Milk Night :- 2 Apple, Papaya (Fruits) I am taking the diet as above. But the sugar level is not coming down. Also the weight is gaining. I had effected severe and was in ventilator for 22 days. Heavy dose of steroid is injected while in the treatment time.it was in March 2021. Physical exercise also reduced due to Knee issue. Even though the HbA1c is around 7.4 to 7.6 Kindly suggest the diet modification to control the diabetics at this stage.

Ans: In order to maintain normal blood sugar levels, follow a high fiber, low carbohydrate, adequate protein and low fat diet. Include foods like vegetables, fruits, whole grains, pulses and legumes, nuts, etc. Avoid having too many fruits in a day. Have small frequent meals. Make sure that Idly, Dosa etc. is made from oats, or whole grains than rice as they have a high glycemic index. High protein foods are important to blunt the glycemic index so include eggwhites, low fat dairy products, soya, etc.
DISCLAIMER: The answer provided by rediffGURUS is for informational and general awareness purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical diagnosis or treatment.
Health

You may like to see similar questions and answers below

Latest Questions
DISCLAIMER: The content of this post by the expert is the personal view of the rediffGURU. Investment in securities market are subject to market risks. Read all the related document carefully before investing. The securities quoted are for illustration only and are not recommendatory. Users are advised to pursue the information provided by the rediffGURU only as a source of information and as a point of reference and to rely on their own judgement when making a decision. RediffGURUS is an intermediary as per India's Information Technology Act.

Close  

You haven't logged in yet. To ask a question, Please Log in below
Login

A verification OTP will be sent to this
Mobile Number / Email

Enter OTP
A 6 digit code has been sent to

Resend OTP in120seconds

Dear User, You have not registered yet. Please register by filling the fields below to get expert answers from our Gurus
Sign up

By signing up, you agree to our
Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy

Already have an account?

Enter OTP
A 6 digit code has been sent to Mobile

Resend OTP in120seconds

x