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

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Steady Blood Glucose

I find by just walking 30-45 minutes five days a week helps keep my blood glucose levels intact.

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A new way to look at insulin resistance

I was recently told I am insulin resistant and have some decreased liver function,as a result. My doctor told me to lose 10 pounds (I could easily lose 100 ;) . I am a big sweets eater and it was very hard for me to moderate the amount I would eat...it was all or nothing (usually all).
Then I...

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Keeping Bananas Fresh

Being Diabetic and watching carbs, I don't eat a whole banana. I eat half of one...When you buy bananas, take each one off the bunch so they are all separate. They last MUCH longer ! ! ! I cut one in half, eat half and put the other half (with peel on) in a sandwich bag, push the air out and stor...

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Don't Panic

When the numbers don't say what you want them to say, (scale, monitors), don't panic. Take a deep breath and remember you can start over at any time.
Any day and any time can be day 1.

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Run control Tests on your meter if numbers look wrong.

My Glucometer has test strips and a solution that enables me to make sure the meter and test strips are working properly. Dropping your meter, leaving strip container open and other things can affect meter or strips. If my numbers look off i can check it out. The company supplies the test solution o...

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Code Your Meter ! ! !

Back in May of this year, when I was diagnosed with the Big "D", they gave me a meter, we tested my blood and I went home to test 3 times a day. My readings were always in the 130's to 140's. I couldn't get my backlight to work so I started reading the manual on line. I came across the section on...

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blood sugar

in order to maintain the sugar level between 100-120 you should walk about 20 after meals and keep in eye on portion remember to count the Carbs. no more than 14 in a meal the secret is less food but drink lots of water

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Diabetic Connects Diabetic Holiday Recipe Book of All Occasions

Hi All,,,Here is a PDF of the Diabetic Connects Diabetic Holiday Recipe Book of All Occasions.
I thought you would all like to see it for the upcoming Holidays...Enjoy ! ! !
PS WATCH OUT FOR THE "FAKE" FOODS & ADJUST ACCORDINGLY.
Copy and paste the link in more information.

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World Diabetes Day Take Control of Your Diabetes

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and November 14 is World Diabetes Day. These global events will help improve the education and care of everyone touched by diabetes. To support these efforts and help you take control of your diabetes, we've created a special section within Diabetic Connect. You...

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Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days

There is a phenomenal documentary called simply Raw Reversing Diabetes in 30 days. Highly recommended if you or a loved one has diabetes.

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