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What you should not take as a diabetic patient

As a diabetic patient, there are certain foods and drinks that you should avoid or limit to help manage your blood sugar levels and prevent complications. Here are some of them according to Healthline.

Sugary drinks: This includes soda, fruit juice, sweetened tea, and other sugary beverages. These drinks can quickly raise blood sugar levels and increase your risk of diabetes-related complications.

Trans fats: These are unhealthy fats that can increase your risk of heart disease and inflammation, which can worsen diabetes. Avoid foods high in trans fats, such as fried foods, baked goods, and processed snacks.

White bread, rice, and pasta: These are high in refined carbs, which can cause rapid spikes in blood sugar levels. Instead, opt for whole grain or low-carb alternatives.

Candy and sweets: These are high in sugar and carbs and can quickly raise blood sugar levels. Choose healthier sweet treats such as fresh fruit, sugar-free gum, or dark chocolate.

Dried fruits: These are concentrated in sugar and can raise blood sugar levels quickly. Instead, choose fresh fruits which are lower in sugar and higher in fiber.

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