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I have found that if I prepackage my snacks (carrot sticks, any cut up fresh veggies), cut up fruit, cheese cubes, etc., I have a better chance of keeping my Blood Sugar regulated. No More Digging thru the cabinets for something to Snack On !!!!
Walk It Off!
A Little Exercise Goes A Long Way!
Walk It Off!
I wasn't much of a BS tester till I got my A1C results back...What a Disappointment. Now I test first thing in the morning, before I exercise and 2hrs after dinner.
Diabetes Summer Health Guide: Seven Tips to Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses
I find that Keeping Busy helps me to NOT Munch thru the day. I plan my day and write it down on a list. From laundry, to canning, Sparking, meals and menu, when to drink my water, when to exercise, budgeting my money, go for a walk, reading, whatever !!!!
Although diabetes raises the chances of developing heat illness, many people with the condition don't know how to reduce their risk. Do Not stay in the sun very long, wear hats and layered clothing. Also,watch your meters and supplies. Keep out of the heat and direct sunlight...eg. cars, etc. People with diabetes have an impaired ability to sweat, which predisposes them to heat-related illness, as do uncontrolled high blood sugars.
Hi All, If you are Insured by Medical Mutual, They offer FREE Diabetes Supplies. Call the Super Well Disease and Maternity Managemant Program at 1-800-861-4826,