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Table 5 Dietary principles in case of diabetes

From: Management of endocrino-metabolic dysfunctions after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

A consultation with a dietician is needed so that patient learns to: 1. identify low glycaemic index food, 2. limit the intake of high glycaemic index food especially between meals

High-calorie, low glycaemic index foods should be favoured (oleaginous foods, rice pudding, complex carbohydrate-lipid mixtures etc.…).

Insulin therapy and self-monitoring must be adapted to suit the patient's dietary habits (small, frequent meals rather than few, large meals a day and gastrointestinal GVHD modulating digestive tolerance

If weight loss, food supplements for diabetics can be prescribed.