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I found that no matter how focussed I was on my eating my blood glucose levels were too high. Once I started eating a vegetarian diet I saw dramatic decreases over the next few weeks.
I'm Finding that what my Dr. said isn't True for Me...I was told to eat 45 carbs at each of my 3 meals and 15 for my 3 snacks. My numbers did come down but not where they should be. I dropped my carb count to under 100 per day and now my numbers are much lower. Everyone is Different I guess...
Checking your blood glucose and recording the results can help tell you how well your insulin is working.
Check your blood glucose before you go out and at least every 4 hours after.
I just cannot believe what Corn Syrup and Sugar Free does to me. I was not able to loose weight or stop my sugars from spiking. I started SparkPeople (WHICH IS A GREAT TOOL!!!) but had to eat mostly protein and Veggies with little Fruit. A 1/2 slice of bread would cause a 50 point spike. Now with experimenting for 3 months by eliminating any product with Corn Syrup; eating Pasta, Pizza, a Real Sandwich, Fruit my sugars are stable for a Type II but I did gain 11 lbs with all the eating I did.
I used to kick myself for what I should have eaten or should have done. Spark People has changed me. Now I imagine every positive step I take towards being healthy as magical.
I'm NOT a Breakfast person but these sound so Yummy I had to share copy and paste the entire link.