Regarding insulin contro
Hie Anjali here.. My husband is a victim of diabetes 2 years ago .. Since then he is been taking insulin .. He has type 2 diabetes. Can he ever eat sweet or always have to be on sugar free..?
223 Views v

Answers (1)

Like the answers? Chat privately for 24 hours with the doctor of your choice

doctor profile image
Dr. Manjunath Malige
Endocrinologist 16 yrs exp Bangalore
HI Anjali, I understand your concern.Its a myth that diabetic patients should never have sugar or sweets.At the end of the day there is a life to live outside diabetes.You should be able to control diabetes with the help of your diabetologist and not the other way round.He can have sweets occassionally ( in limited quantity) and as long as he monitors his blood sugars.There is also something called DAFNE ( dose adjustment for normal eating ) which we use to help diabetes patients lead a normal life. Hope this answers your questions.
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
Disclaimer : The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.