Diuretics used for high blood pressure, water pills, can also raise blood sugar levels if you have diabetes. Some anti-depressants may raise or lower blood sugar.Your blood sugar rises as your body works to fight off an illness. Drink water and other fluids to stay hydrated.Decongestants that contain pseudoephedrine & phenylephrine can raise blood sugar. Cold medicines also sometimes contain sugar or alcohol. Use products that are sugar-free and alcohol-free, Diabetic Tussin @ Walmart for cough
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Drink Apple Cider Vinegar for numerous health benefits
Add a Tbsp of Organic Apple Cider Vinegar to 2 cups of warm water in the morning. It helps to regulate your blood-sugar, decrease your appetite, and keep you regular. It's a good replacement for coffee as a diuretic.
You can also add cinnamon (this also regulates blood sugar and helps with memory) and local honey to help fight allergies.
Avocado contain fiber to help slow down blood sugar increases when added to a meal.Eat small slices of avocado through the day to balance blood sugar. Cherries are also foods that lower blood sugar. Avoid starchy vegetables such as potatoes, parsnips, squash, and go easy with carrots, beans, peas and beets. Canned Sweet Corn has a high sugar content and makes your blood sugar rise. Onions the sulfur in 2 ounces per day can stimulate the pancreas and reduce insulin levels
Dieters & Diabetics Please Be Careful of Sugar Free Products
Sugar Alcohols (which are often used in products labeled sugar free) will raise blood sugar. Choose products with no added sugar instead. “Sugar-free”, consumers could potentially be consuming the same amount of carbohydrates and have a similar rise in blood glucose levels as if they ate pure sugar. This can sabotage a dieter’s efforts.
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