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DIANE4592 SparkPoints: (1,154)
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4/29/13 8:01 P

Actually SP does have a diabetic plan, and I'm working with my nutrionist and endochronologist with the diet. It was difficult at first because my blood sugars dropped quite a bit so I'm taking a lot less insulin.
My nutitionist actually suggested this website.

ICANTODAY Posts: 975
4/29/13 11:04 A

Definitely cross-reference what SP recommends with a medical professional. Managing your diabetes has to be the top priority, the rest will come into place as you go.

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CHERYLHURT SparkPoints: (124,751)
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4/28/13 8:46 P

Work with an RN and a Registered Dietitian...

LADYCJM SparkPoints: (31,025)
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4/28/13 5:46 P

Since you are a Type 1 diabetic I would recommend that you work with your diabetic educator or dietician on your protein/calorie/carb needs. What is suggested on here doesn't really take in your special diet needs.

DIANE4592 SparkPoints: (1,154)
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4/28/13 5:40 P

However I am a Type 1 Diabetic, and it is important for me to keep everything small.

BUNNYKICKS Posts: 2,305
4/28/13 9:36 A

It would be pretty restrictive to try and form each "meal" around a careful ratio of carbs/fat/protein. But at the end of the day, once all three meals and snacks are accounted for, doesn't it come approximately close? Look at the whole day, not meal-by-meal.

I don't use the suggested meals at all, personally, as they never quite jibe with what *I* want to eat.

DIANE4592 SparkPoints: (1,154)
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4/28/13 9:24 A

I try to follow the suggested carbs, calories, fat and protein for my meals. I don't understand why I get suggested meals that have double the suggested protein. This doesn't help me.

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