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Tips and ideas to eat well, exercise and live healthy while managing diabetes.

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Watch My Water

I have a large pitcher in my fridge that I fill with water each day after my morning workout and I do my best to drink it all throughout the course of the day. If I'm tempted to grab a caloric drink, I see that my pitcher still has water that needs to be finished first!

- Submitted by VTSKIER805 8/6/2010 in Staying Healthy | 2 Comments

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Giant Eagle Ohio & PA. Free Nutrition Class & A1C Tests

I recieved an email fro Giant Eagle Grocery Store/ Pharmacy...The are offering in Ohio & PA. Free Nutrition Class (Sept and needs registration) & Free A1C Tests (in Aug just show up between the hours specified).
Go To Pharmacy www.gianteagle.com for information is your area.
It's FREE...

- Submitted by GEMINI-SKY 8/1/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 3 Comments

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Club refreshments

Always serve something for diabetics, even if it is supplemental. A good chance to reach out and help ohers.

- Submitted by EGRAMMY 7/31/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 5 Comments

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Experiment with fiber as your food guideline to lower blood sugars

I was shocked to learn that while "normal people" should try and get 30 g of fiber a day (I tried on SP to moniter mine and found it a challenge) Diabetics should try and get 50 g. Since then I have been reading more labels, adding flax seed to everything. If it has less than 2 g of fiber I ...

- Submitted by JUSTYNA7 7/31/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 9 Comments

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calming a sweet tooth

when I get an urge to eat sweets, sometimes this will help. I make a good cup of coffee. Sugar free coffee mate, flavored or not, two sweet n lows . And yum You can add cinnamon, and sf cool whip for extra pleasure. Enjoy

- Submitted by VESSELOFPRAYER 7/30/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 1 Comment

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Include Good Carbs in Your Meals and Snacks

Include "good" carbs in all your meals and snacks, esp. breakfast & bedtime snack. With portion control, eating good carbs in the morning helps give you time-released energy boosts you need after fasting overnight. Including good carbs & protein in bedtime snacks help regulate your BG overnight.

- Submitted by JANEXA 7/29/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 0 Comments

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Your Diabetes-Friend
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Shopping List

Hi All, I found this shopping list on the Real Age website. Great list with Great ideas.

Copy the entire link and pasteit to an open browser.

http://www.r
ealage.com/cm/realage/da
ta/Diabetes_Friendly_Sho
pping_List-v05.pdf

- Submitted by GEMINI-SKY 7/27/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 7 Comments

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Blood Glucose Monitoring

I have found that to and keep my diabetes under tight control and my A1C levels below 6, I must monitor my blood glucose levels fasting in the morning and 2 hrs after lunch and supper and before my bedtime snack. That way I can plan my meals and snacks to keep my blood sugar levels within range.

- Submitted by JHARBESON 7/26/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 2 Comments

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Pre Bedtime Snacks are the Key for a Good AM FBS

Thru much of my own experimentation, I have found that eating Protein 1 to 1 1/2 hrs before Bedtime, Really helps with my FBS the next morning. I usually have a lettuce leaf with turkey wrapped in it or 2 egg whites with a tsp of peanut butter.

- Submitted by GEMINI-SKY 7/24/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 3 Comments

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Off all diabetic meds!!

after many years of taking meds i am now off meds; i did this by working out 30 minutes 5 out of 7 days which started out as simply walking!; increased fruits, water, veggies. really watched the carbs and protein. emoticon emoticon emoticon

- Submitted by BESEENU52 7/21/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 20 Comments
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