Plum is known for all its tasty fleshy and juicy berries. This fruit tree is common in our gardens. It grows easily from the seed and quickly reaches the fruitful age. In season, the berry is very affordable. Many hostesses make from it preparations for the winter: pickle, prepare jams, jams and compotes. How useful is it and is it possible to eat plums for diabetes?
What fruits are possible with type 1 and type 2 diabetes?
Fruits in our life are not only a tasty delicacy, but also healthy food, an arsenal of many nutrients necessary for the normal functioning of our body. Their separate type cannot contain all significant nutrients, therefore we try to diversify our menu with their various types, especially during the summer period.
Fruits owe their excellent taste to the presence of sugars and carbohydrates. How to be in this case for diabetics, what kind of fruit is possible with type 1 and type 2 diabetes? Due to what feed your body without causing him harm?
In the diet menu for diabetes should be dominated by fruits with low sugar content. Fruits safe for this disease include:
- apricots (17kkal and 4g carbohydrates);
- Kiwi (56kkal and 13g, respectively);
- oranges (62kkal and 15g);
- grapefruits (39kkal and 9g);
- pears (58kkk and 14g);
- apples (40-50kkal and 14g, depending on the variety).
Is it possible to plum with diabetes?
To answer this question you need to understand the chemical composition of the berries. In 100g of its weight most water (86%), about 10% of carbohydrates, 1.5% of dietary fiber, its energy value is on average 50kkal.
This information does not give a definite answer, since on the one hand, the plum is low in calories, on the other - there is a lot of sugar in it. A good GI - 22ED will resolve the dispute, which means that the absorption of carbohydrates is slow. Plums can be consumed in diabetes, but only fresh, because the concentration of sugars in jams, mashed potatoes, dried, dried, significantly increases. Another important condition - to know the measure: savor, and not gorge. Moreover, studies have proven the antihyperglycemic effect of plum in obesity and type 2 diabetes.
Plums with high sugar
In which row are the plums and can they be in type 1 and 2 diabetes? This berry is low-calorie (46kkal), carbohydrates in it make up 11g per 100g of weight and low glycemic index (only 22 units), which is very important in diabetes.
Does draining increase blood sugar? Due to the high fiber content, it slows down the absorption of glucose, which reduces the load on the physiological mechanisms regulating glycemia. Adhering to a reasonable dose within 200g of plums daily consumed before the main meal, you can get the maximum effect without the risk of harming yourself.
Plum for gestational diabetes
This type of diabetes is detected in pregnant women. The childbearing is under the constant supervision of doctors, various indicators of laboratory tests, including the level of glucose in the blood, are periodically monitored. With its value of 5.1 mmol / l and above, a diagnosis of gestational diabetes is made.
Reducing the sensitivity of tissues to insulin is associated with hormonal changes in the body and imposes certain restrictions on nutrition. At a time when the building material is required for the fetus, the foundation for the baby’s health is laid down; you have to limit yourself to useful, but sugar-containing products.
Plum does not have a strict taboo, fresh berries can be consumed by pregnant women, but in reasonable quantities. 
Diabetes Plum Juice
All juices are divided into freshly prepared and canned, in which sugar is used as a preservative. The latter are prohibited in diabetes. Fresh plum juice with pulp in a volume corresponding to the recommended daily dose diluted with boiled water of 1: 1 is acceptable. It is also effective for reducing cognitive impairment,  reduces the level of cholesterol in the brain and the expression of proteins associated with neurodegenerative processes.