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Question:

I heard that there is a special milk that is made just for diabetics; is this true? If not, can you tell me what milk is good for diabetics to drink?

Answer:

People who have diabetes can drink regular skim, 2%, and when under the age of two, whole milk as well. There is not a reason to eliminate milk in the diet of children with diabetes. The same is true for milk products. Milk has a variety of nutrients such as calcium and Vitamin D which are hard to find in such quantities in other foods.

JM

Original posting 25 May 1998
Posted to Meal Planning, Food and Diet

  
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