Type II Diabetes

What is type ii diabetes

A chronic condition that affects the way the body processes blood suger (glucose)

Common Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

  • excessive thirst
  • frequent or increased urination, especially at night
  • excessive hunger
  • fatigue
  • blurry vision
  • sores or cuts that won't heal

Problems Associated With Type 2 Diabetes

  • Foot complications
  • Stroke
  • DKA
  • HHNS
  • Kidney Disease
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Gastroparesis

Foods Clients Should Avoid

  • Processed deli meats
  • Hot dogs
  • Refined white flour
  • All full-fat dairy products (ex: packaged chocolate milk)
  • Large amounts of starchy vegetables (ex: corn and potatoes)
  • Canned fruits
  • Large amounts of fruit juice

Beneficial Foods

  • Non-starchy vegetables
  • Non-fat milk & yogurt
  • tomatoes
  • blueberries
  • Oranges & Citrus fruits
  • Wild salmon & other fish with omega 3 fatty-acids
  • Walnuts, flax seeds & other nuts/seeds
  • Beans
  • Kale & other leafy green vegetables
  • Barley & lentils

Long Term Effects

  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Kidney disease
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • marcovascular problems

Duration of Type 2 Diabetes

  • For life, starts as a child (ages 6-14)

Treatment

  • Healthy eating
  • Regular exercise
  • Insulin therapy
  • Blood sugar monitoring

7 Day Meal Plan

Day 1:

Breakfast- Cheerios & Skim milk

Lunch- Grilled shrimp skewers over white bean salad & skim milk

Dinner- flank steak and brown rice & water

Snack 1- 1 cup Cantaloupe slices

Snack 2- hummus & celery sticks

Day 2:

Breakfast- Bran flakes cereal & skim milk & 1/2 banana

Lunch- Chopped Greek salad w/ chicken & water

Dinner- Steamed Brussels sprouts & grilled shrimp remoulade & water

Snack 1- fruit & nut granola bar

Snack 2- nonfat vanilla or lemon yogurt

Day 3:

Breakfast- Whole wheat English muffin & fat free cream cheese & blueberries with skim milk

Lunch- Beef goulash and salad mix and lemonade

Dinner- Asian green bean stir fry and water

Snack 1- apple

Snack 2- granola and a small nectarine

Day 4:

Breakfast- Hot oatmeal & dried fruit with skim milk

Lunch- Crab Chowder & oatmeal bran bread & water

Dinner- Glazed chicken breast & whole grain pasta with water

Snack 1- kiwi

Snack 2- blackberries and granola

Day 5:

Breakfast- scrambled eggs and grapefruit & apple juice (sugar free)

Lunch- cheese and spinach stuffed portobellos & water

Dinner- Cooked quinoa & Italian grilled chicken with skim milk

Snack 1- plain bagel & hummus

Snack 2- nectarine

Day 6:

Breakfast- English muffin & peanut butter with water

Lunch- small pita bread with tomato basil sauce and water

Dinner- Chile crab with spinach & brown rice

Snack 1- orange

Snack 2- watermelon (Grilled)

Day 7:

Breakfast- plum and quick breakfast taco

Lunch- veggie burger & choy apple-slaw

Dinner- Turkish chicken thighs & whole grain pasta

Snack 1- carrot sticks

Snack 2- apricot