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Judith E. Brown
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Judith E. Brown
ISBN: 9781305628007
Textbook Problem

Questions 11–14 refer to this scenario and appropriate components of the nutritional management of type 2 diabetes.

Scenario: Lois was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes two months before she planned to become pregnant. To get her blood glucose under control before pregnancy, Lois worked with a dietitian-nutritionist who specializes in diabetes, and together they developed a plan to reduce Lois’s blood glucose levels.

As part of the plan, Lois would have to exclude from her diet sugar and foods containing sugar.

_____ True

_____ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Lois would have to exclude her diet sugar and foods containing sugar” is true or false.

Introduction: The high blood sugar that develops during pregnancy and mostly disappears after birth is called gestational diabetes. It develops at any stage of pregnancy and mostly develops in the second-half.

Explanation

Person L was diagnosed with diabetes mellitus type 2 before she had planned to become pregnant. Person L works with a dietitian-nutritionist to maintain her blood glucose level. They both developed certain plans to maintain her blood glucose level.

Women with gestational diabetes should be extra careful about their diet...

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