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Judith E. Brown
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Judith E. Brown
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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.

Assume Lois will attempt to consume 2,000 calories a day. Based on that level of calorie intake, her fiber intake should total approximately 28 g daily.

____ True

____ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Assume Person L will attempt to consume 2,000 calories a day. Based on that level of calorie intake, her fiber intake should total approximately 28 g daily” is true or false.

Introduction: It is very important to maintain a proper healthy diet during the time of pregnancy. The body requires extra nutrients, minerals, and vitamins during this time. Excess body weight and unhealthy eating habits increase the chance of getting gestational diabetes.

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.

As a rule, pregnant ladies need between 2,200 calories and 2,900 calories every day. A review of how calorie needs change amid every trimester:

1. The first trimester does not require any additional calories.

2. During the second trimester, an extra 340 calories daily are prescribed...

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