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I do not want to start insulin. My friend who started insulin now has to stay on it forever.
This is true to all patients with type 1 diabetes and partially true to certain people with type 2 diabetes. For patients with type 1 diabetes, the body does not produce insulin and so will need   more
My husband has just been diagnosed with diabetes. I went to your website, but was unable to find any help in the food department. Is there some help you can provide in diet and meal planning?
There will be more information to come on our website regarding nutrition and food. For now, you can go to the Wok - which is an interactive feature on our website that helps you to identify the nutritional ingredients of some common food choices.
Most importantly, each person has unique nutritional needs depending on physical build, activity level, food preferences and disease condition. Personalized counseling is extremely important. The most qualified professional to help you in this area would be a registered dietitian who is also a certified diabetes educator.