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Drug And Alcohol Use With Diabetes

Comprehensive Guide to Research on Risk, Complications and Treatment Substance abuse is described as the excessive use of a substance such as alcohol or drugs that results in significant clinical impairments as well as the loss of ability to function academically, professionally, and socially [1]. An individual who was healthy before the substance abuse began will typically begin to experience serious health problems over time, but extensive damage may be avoided or reversed if effective substance abuse treatment is received. This is not the case, however, for individuals who have been diagnosed with diabetes, and although this is a manageable disease with proper treatment, substance abuse may cause it to become life-threatening. This guide will discuss, in detail, how substance abuse can negatively impact the life and health of a person with diabetes. Diabetes, also referred to as diabetes mellitus, is a condition in which the body is unable to properly regulate blood sugar levels. There are two forms known as type 1 and type 2 diabetes, but in order to better understand the difference between the two types, the role that insulin plays in the regulation of healthy blood sugar leve Continue reading >>

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  1. happiness4dayz

    Yesterday I went to the doctors to discuss a practical diet plan. I told her that I have been keeping my net carbs under 40, by eating foods high in fiber and low net carb snacks like Quest bars. She said I am doing it all wrong and expressed she wanted me to be on a keto diet with total carbs around 20, and continuing to say net cab diets don't work for that! Net carbs is for "Atkins" and not keto. I almost laughed, this cant be true. I have already got into ketosis eating the net carb way. Is she right? Am I right? Any thoughts, adive?

  2. ndj1979

    if your goal is weight loss than all that matters is a calorie deficit coupled with some kind of exercise and meeting micro and macros.
    net carbs, total carbs, keto, etc have nothing to do with it..

  3. beckamomto3

    I have heard from several people doing the keto diet that count net carbs and have had success.

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