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Judith E. Brown
ISBN: 9781305628007

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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.

Lois should take a chromium supplement to help lower her blood glucose levels.

_____ True

_____ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Person L should take a chromium supplement to help lower her blood glucose levels” is true or false.

Introduction: Maintaining proper health during pregnancy is very important. 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.

Chromium alone or alongside different enhancements appear to decrease the level of blood fats in individuals with high blood fat dimensions...

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