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

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Protein

I always eat protein when I eat carbohydrates. For example, if I eat an apple I will also have a serving of low fat cheese. I have found this helps my blood sugars from going peaking when eating foods with higher sugar levels.

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Take the time to chew your food.

Many times I shove food in my mouth and swallow before tasting the food. I am trying to learn to slow down and chew and taste the foods. I find sometimes I don't even care for the taste of foods that I have been eating, and sometimes over eating with out thinking about it. And worse it is full of ...

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Boost Your Diet With Fiber & Lower Your Blood Sugar

Fiber Up
Dietary fiber fills you up (without weighing you down), keeps blood sugar levels in check, and helps prevent chronic diseases, including cancer and cardiovascular disease. But even though fiber is widely available in fruits, vegetables, legumes, and whole unprocessed grains, most America...

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My BEST BS Reading Ever ! ! !

Yesterday for Breakfast, I had a bowl of Cereal (Special K with Red Berries) and 1% milk.
Lunch = I made a pot of Chicken Veggie Soup. I had 2 cups with a slice of sour dough bread.
Dinner = Chicken Crouquettes, green beans and tomato salad.
Snack = popcorn.
Pre dinner was 99. This am ...

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Good feeling

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Two year cancer survivor and still positive

I bring my snacks with me so that if I get hungry or delayed at an appointment or meeting, I have a nutritious snack that won't spike my blood sugar.

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Controling blood sugar levels

I have had diabetes for 12 years. It's no fun, but it is livable. I watch everything I eat. Mostly I watch carbs. That's what makes my sugar go up. I also eat every 3 hours to make sure my sugar doesn't go down too low. Cinnamon lowers your blood sugar naturally. I also drink a lot of water instead ...

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Test - DON'T Guess ! ! !

It is so important to test your BS to know where you stand thu out the day. Pre-eating, while exercising, before driving, bed time etc. Pick your strategy and TEST. Feel Funny...TEST.
I know test strips can get expensive and some insurances limit how many you can use each day. For those of you...

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Benefits of Flaxseed and Cinnamon

Ground flaxseed and cinnamon will help lower your blood sugar and your triglycerides. Try a daily breakfast shake with oatmeal, flaxseed, cinnamon, fruit (banana, apple, papaya, whatever) , water and skim milk in the blender. Tastes good and will definitely lower your numbers!

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Hard Skinned Discoloured Elbows and Knees

My Elbows and Knees were developing hard patches of dry scaly skin due to ageing.My daughter-in-Law Maithili is a Dermatologist/Cosmetologist and I consulted her for my problem.She suggested gently massaging the trouble spots with any good quality rich,nourishing Foot Cream----only till the Cream g...

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