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diet

in Scots practice
1 the date fixed by a court for hearing a case.
2 a single session of a court.

DIET. An assembly held by persons having authority to manage the public affairs of the nation. In Germany, such assemblies are known by this name:

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She is receiving Na l-thyroxine (2 mcg/kg/day) for hypothyroidism, sublingual lyophilized DDAVP tablet (30 [micro]g two times a day) for central diabetes insipidus, hydrocortisone (10 mg/[m.sup.2]/day) for adrenal insufficiency, combined estrogen-progesterone pills for hypogonadism, and a diabetic diet for diabetes mellitus.
Patients diagnosed to have GDM were put on an 1800-kcal diabetic diet for 5 days followed by a blood sugar profile (BSP) to measure the fasting blood sugar and 2-hrs postprandial-breakfast, lunch and dinner serum glucose levels.
We investigated two types of negative and positive social control strategies, warning and encouragement, used by spouses to urge patients with type H diabetes to improve adherence to the diabetic diet. Warning refers to things a spouse may say or do to caution the patient about the consequences of eating a poor diet, and encouragement refers to things a spouse may say or do to promote healthier food choices by the patient.
While initially, those diagnosed may fear there are hundreds of forbidden foods in reality a diabetic diet is, in many ways, simply a healthy diet.
A diabetic diet is really what you should be eating anyway to live a healthy life."
Unfortunately, because Mrs Pitt's diabetes had been undiagnosed, probably for years, she had not been eating a diabetic diet or receiving any kind of treatment, as is the case with many people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes (Somdutt 1999).
Specifically, diabetes patients may be less likely to monitor blood sugar, take their medications correctly, and adhere to a diabetic diet."
THE ALL-NATURAL DIABETES COOKBOOK: THE WHOLE FOOD APPROACH TO GREAT TASTE AND HEALTHY EATING offers a focus on fresh foods and whole-food ingredients to create fine meals suitable for the diabetic diet plan, providing diabetics and families with a range of international dishes easy to prepare, from Blanco Huevos Rancheros to Lemony Stuffed Grape Leaves and Creole-Style Red Beans and Rice.
Following prostate surgery in October 1998, the patient's diet was changed to a 1,800 calorie diabetic diet. A nutritional care plan, in effect from December 1998 through November 1999, noted that the patient had a "chewing problem," and the suggested approach was to "modify texture; chopped, soft" diet.
MYTH 1: People with diabetes have to follow a boring, strict diabetic diet, which often includes very expensive, specially prepared diabetic foods.
For example, findings from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) indicated that 60% of 1,480 adults with type 2 diabetes reported that they follow a "diabetic diet," and 62% reported eating fewer than five servings of fruits and vegetables daily (Diabetes Care 25 [10]:1722-28, 2002).