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Diabetics who take the drug metformin over the long term should get their vitamin B-12 levels checked regularly to see if they are developing a vitamin deficiency, a new report suggests.
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).
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 ...
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
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.
Hi All, I found this shopping list on the Real Age website. Great list with Great ideas.
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.
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.