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

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What to Eat When You Can't Stop Eating?

Try Oatmeal with chopped walnuts and an apple. Gotta get that fiber in to quell the hunger so eat brown rice with broccoli or eat a banana, nuts, or 1/2 cup of cottage cheese with chopped onion and cracked pepper. Try ice water you might be dehydrated.

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Diabetes and Depression

Depression Feeling down once in a while is normal. But some people feel a sadness that just won't go away. Life seems hopeless. Feeling this way most of the day for two weeks or more is a sign of serious depression. Does Diabetes Cause Depression? At any given time, most people with diabetes do not ...

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No Diabetic Meds

LOW CARB. I can't say low carb enough. I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in August 2014. I was 53 years old. I weighed 273 pounds. The heaviest I have EVER been. I have been "heavy" most of my life. I have been off of Metformin for a year now, and off of blood pressure and cholesterol medi...

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Living Healthy with Type II

In early January of 2011, I was diagnosed with Type !! Diabetes, and I was devastated! I have seen the results of ignoring this disease, and know that horrible things could happen if I do not make some serious changes. This is a life or death fight. If I don't make changes for the better, the dis...

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Are you adopting a diet or a lifestyle?

Are you adopting a diet or a lifestyle?
You've heard it so many times that you probably say it in your sleep. ""Diets don't work; if you want to lose weight and keep it off, you have to make a lifestyle change.""

But what does a lifestyle change look or feel like, and how do you know when...

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5 Things to Do After a Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis

5 Things to Do After a Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis


If you've just been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, making changes may not be on your mind. You’re probably still processing the news. And when you start to come to terms with it, you may be flooded with a variety of emotions, none too help...

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Lessen the Blood Sugar SPIKE~~~

I am someone that will experiment with my food to find what is best for my type 2 diabetes. I found a couple tips that have worked well with me.

1st... I cook my potatoes, pasta and rice like normal... but then I let them cool down to cold. For my potato salad I was always in ah that my num...

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Alway eat a protein with a carb.

While it is the most helpful thing to know about eating with diabetes, I am surprised how many people don't know this "secret." ALWAYS combine a carb with a protein at every meal or snack.

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