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Diet for diabetic patients

9:53 - 12 April , 2022

It is a diet focused on regulating blood sugar levels of the patient with diabetes or with carbohydrate intolerance, preventing or delaying the disease’s complications, in addition to improving the patient's nutritional status.

Foods offered at ABC Medical Center as part of a Diet for diabetic patients*

  • Sugars and their derivatives.
  • Refined flours.
  • Whole milk.
  • Pork cold cuts.
  • Honey and jellies.
  • Chocolate.
  • Sorbets and ice cream.
  • Powders or syrups to prepare water.
  • Sodas.
  • Juices and nectars.
  • Ketchup.
  • Yakult®.
  • Flavor yogurt.
  • Jello and custards with sugar.
  • Sugar-sweetened desserts.
  • Syrups.
  • Dried fruit and granola.
  • Sugary cereals
  • Pastries.

*Always subject to the doctor’s instructions.
Only the doctor or nutritionist can authorize any of these foods.

Example menu*:


  • Papaya.
  • Egg whites scrambled with turkey ham.
  • Toast with sugar-free jelly.
  • Cold milk.
  • Vegetable soup.
  • Grilled fish.
  • Mashed potatoes.
  • Cooked vegetables.
  • Bread.
  • Cooked apple without sugar.
  • Sugar-free flavored water.
  • Chicken sandwich on whole wheat bread.
  • Sugar-free jello.
  • Chamomile tea.
*The amount will be determined by the kilocalories that each patient must consume. Source: Normal and Therapeutic Diets Manual (Manual de Dietas Normales y Terapéuticas). Ana