Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a common complication of diabetes. In fact, the majority of people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes will experience hypoglycemia at one time or another—even if their diabetes is well controlled. Hypoglycemia c... Read more
Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the... Read more
If your doctor has diagnosed you with Type 2 diabetes, then she has probably already told you about the importance of adding exercise to your treatment plan. Physical activity can help you improve your blood sugar control, lose weight, and reduce you... Read more
Since you've been diagnosed with diabetes, you have hopefully started learning how various foods and beverages affect your blood sugar. But what about alcohol? How does it affect your blood sugar and how do you account for it when planning meals... Read more
Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab... Read more
Too much salt makes my blood pressure goes too high, and causes bloating, which takes days to get to normal. I bought low sodium salt, but the iodine in it is low too so I'm not sure how nutritious it is. I prefer eating a bit salty after I sweat.... Read more
Had my Dr.s appointment today. My blood pressure is down some but not enough. I have to take meds for it. Although I've lost 8 pounds I feel like I've failed myself. I've always feared living on meds. So I ate a piece of cake I've been craving 3 wks... Read more
Feeling really duscouraged. At my lowest I was 152, now I'm about 161. I feel so bloated and fat all the time, and I'm so anxious for the weight to be gone. I lost so much weight before, why is it so hard now?!... Read more
Cinnamon may help lower blood sugar levels and reduce triglycerides. Cloves stimulate digestion. Ginger contains antioxidants. Tumeric fights inflamation. Cayenne Pepper and red pepper stimulates metabolism and fat-burning. Yipee!Regular consumption... Read more
Cherries are als foods that lower blood sugar.Avocado contains 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.Sweet Potatoes will digest slowly. Sweet Potatoes hav... Read more
For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat.... Read more
It's summertime! Did you know that if you have diabetes you need to be extra careful during the summer? Do you know which summer footwear is better for people with diabetes? Do you know if sunburns affect blood sugar levels? Do you know how to... Read more
I often see articles about the "best pre-workout snacks" to eat. But how many people really require one? If you’re going out for a walk or a bike ride or playing a little tennis, you probably don’t need to eat before you go. Man... Read more
Well, since I last posted in here, I have been to the ER at least 3 times and the over the weekend my blood sugar got low. So low that it scared me. The days that I went to the emergency room was July 30th and 31st with dizzy spells. Come to find out... Read more
The run down for today. I think I need to work on my food balance. I think my blood sugar was far to low at around three. It gave me the meanest headache.
I didn't really workout but I did do 12'000 steps. Small victories on day at a time.... Read more
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