7 Essential foods for Type 2 Diabetic | Max Hospital
  1. Home
  2. Blogs
  3. Internal Medicine
  4. 7 Essential foods for Type 2 Diabetic

Get Second Opinion

Please provide your phone number with country code

6 + 5 =

Doc Connect

Hospital : 
Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket
  • Robotic Urological Surgery: 15 years journey 
    Dr. Rahul Yadav, Dr. Anant Kumar
  • Robotic surgery is the latest in advanced onco surgical procedures 
    Dr. Harit Chaturvedi
  • Percutaneous balloon aortic valvuloplasty & balloon dilatation of aortic coarctation in a 10 year old child 
    Dr. Neeraj Awasthy, Dr. Sushil Shukla
  • Role of CT/MR imaging and echocardiography in evaluation of valsalva sinus aneurysm 
    Dr. Reena Anand, Dr. Raj Kumar, Dr. Divya Malhotra, Dr. Bharat Aggarwal
  • Risk factors for patients undergoing treatment for Breast Cancer
    Ms. Kanika Arora, Ms. Ritika Samaddar
  • Radiology Case of The Month 
    Dr. Nafisa Shakir Batta, Dr. Dhruv Jain
October, 2015 :15
Emergency Call Button

DELHI / NCR : 011-4055 4055

MOHALI : 77107-77107

DEHRADUN : 0135 719 3333

BATHINDA : 0164-5212000



Bio Medical Waste Report For Shalimar Bagh

Month Red Autoclave(Infected Plastic Waste) Yellow- Incineration(AnatomicalWaste & Soiled Waste) Blue Autoclave (Glass- Bottles) Black Cytotoxic- Incineration( Cytotoxic Contaminated Items) White- Sharp Total Bags Total Weight(In KG's)
  No. of Bags Weight (in KG's) No. of Bags Weight (in KG's) No. of Bags Weight (in KG's) No. of Bags Weight (in KG's) No. of Bags Weight (in KG's)    
Apr-17 924 2963.50 954 2994.10 239 1017.30 103 279.20 1645 606.40 3865 7861.00
May-17 1175 4624.12 1028 3498.40 276 1524.34 87 195.01 1803 823.85 4369 10665.71
Jun-17 1060 4511.45 902 2886.66 293 1324.05 76 194.00 2057 1100.69 4388 10016.85
Jul-17                     0 0.00
Aug-17                     0 0.00
Sep-17                     0 0.00
Oct-17                     0 0.00
Nov-17                     0 0.00
Dec-17                     0 0.00
Jan-18                     0 0.00
Feb-18                     0 0.00
Mar-18                     0 0.00
YTD 3159 12099.065 2884 9379.155 808 3865.69 266 668.705 5505 2530.94 12622 28543.555

7 Essential foods for Type 2 Diabetic

Home >> Blogs >> Internal Medicine >> 7 Essential foods for Type 2 Diabetic

Clinical Directorate

For more info please call 8744 888 888 (Delhi – NCR) & 9988 422 333 (Chandigarh Tri-city), or mail at homecare@maxhealthcare.com

June 14, 2016 0 37 2 minutes, 36 seconds read
Internal Medicine

We should know that Diabetes is fast gaining status of potential epidemic with more than 62 million diabetic individuals currently diagnosed. Often called as diabetes mellitus, in this the person has high blood glucose sugar either because insulin production is inadequate or because the body’s cells do not respond positively to insulin.

What are common consequences of diabetes?

Over time, Diabetes can damage the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, and nerves.

  • Diabetes increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. In a multinational study, 50% of people with diabetes die of cardiovascular disease (primarily heart disease and stroke).
  • Combined with reduced blood flow, neuropathy (nerve damage) in the feet increases the chance of foot ulcers, infection and eventual need for limb amputation.
  • Diabetic retinopathy is an important cause of blindness, and occurs as a result of long-term accumulated damage to the small blood vessels in the retina.

What to Eat?

If you have been informed that you are at a risk of developing type 2 diabetes or you are already diagnosed with this condition, it is time that you tackle this situation through your own plan. Making smart food decisions will not only help you in diabetes but will also help in controlling your blood sugar control. Read what foods can help rather than simply avoiding.

--Apple Cider Vinegar: You must know that Type 2 diabetes is recognized by high blood sugar, which is a major cause of ageing and chronic diseases. However, consuming vinegar can lower blood glucose levels and improve insulin sensitivity significantly. Taking 2 tablespoons of vinegar before bedtime can reduce fasting blood sugars.

--Green Tea: The active ingredient in green tea-“Polyphenols” helps in preventing and managing type 2 diabetes. The fruits that are highest in polyphenols are grapes, berries, pomegranates and apples. The green tea drinkers have a lower risk of developing diabetes.

--Dark Chocolate:   It is true that sugar coated chocolate is the last thing you should be consuming but a high quality dark chocolate has health benefits that cannot be ignored. A square/small piece of dark chocolate is enough to satisfy your sweet tooth and is satisfactory to include in a diabetic diet.

--Almonds: They are healthy, low carbohydrates fats plus magnesium that are highly beneficial in reducing the risk of developing diabetes. It is recommended to include magnesium rich foods like spinach, pumpkin seeds in your diet to significantly improve insulin response and reduce your blood sugar levels.

--Yoghurt: It is believed that low fat yoghurt contains high quality carbohydrates and protein that prevents an unhealthy rise in blood sugar. A diet that is rich in calcium and other calcium related foods reduces the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. 

--Egg Whites: They are a perfect food for preventing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes as they contain low carbohydrates but are a rich source in high quality protein.  One large egg white is beneficial for controlling blood sugar as well as reducing weight.

--Non Starchy Vegetables: Veggies like broccoli, peppers, spinach, mushrooms should be an integral part of your diabetes food plan as it is an ideal source of carbohydrates that are will keep your blood sugar in control. 



Related Articles

Featured Doctors

Book an Appointment