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What foods and drinks should a diabetic avoid?
Robert Henry, MD
University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA

Date Added: 07/03/13

Obviously they should avoid sweetened beverages, sugar sweetened beverages because that will cause the blood sugars to rise very dramatically. They should also avoid fatty foods, foods with high saturated fats, animal carcass foods like chicken skin, try to use those, if you are going to eat chicke...
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Dr. Robert Henry's research interests involve studies in the etiology, treatment, and prevention of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Studies are directed almost exclusively at the role of skeletal muscle in these disorders and are designed to elucidate what aspects of muscle metabolism are primary and which are secondary in etiology. These investigations involve studies of intact humans, combining glucose clamps with indirect calorimetry, leg blood flow and substrate balance, and needle biopsies of vastus lateralis muscle. Complementary in vitro studies are performed on human muscle cultures from such patients and involve studies of insulin signal transduction, gene regulation, enzymatic activation, and mitogenesis.
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