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Eat whole grains. What's so special about whole grains? They help control your blood sugar, reducing your risk...More
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Cost of insulin
I have found being honest with my doctor helps. When my insurance was not paying for my insulin and supplies...More
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Meter and strips.
Wal-Mart has a Reli-on Meter for 14.98 you will need to buy the lancer and lancets they are not included in the...More
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Be kind to yourself
It is very confusing and complicated at first. Be patient with yourself. Yes, read labels, note low-fat...More
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Healthy fat calories.
1. A good source for healty fats is Extra Virgin Olive Oil. I mix 2 tablespoon in my protien shake. 2. Low...More
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Just saw a recommendation for metformin in this discussion but can't find it now. I took metformin for...More
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food that helps dibeties
Try raw vegetable. Blend raw veggies that are complex carbs. Complex take a long time to be converted into...More
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Controlling Diabetes with whole foods
I wanted to share my thoughts on how many people are confused as to why some are unable to shed added weight...More
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simple results
To make a long story short, I was so sick, fatigued, couldn't eat, weak, yeast infections that wouldn't go...More
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Tip for Less Severe Neuropathy Symptoms
I was diagnosed with Type 2 over eight years ago and have been lucky enough to control my disease with weight...More
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Hahahaha-I must laugh, for most of us search for loopholes to easier recovery. I myself went vegetarian,...More
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High BG's
I didn't see anybody mention ketones. They should always be checked for a BG that high. If ketones are...More
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High Glucose less than 2-3 hours after eating...
These tips contained here are in relation to the posts made 2 weeks ago by Butterfly 2957 and the Responders:...More
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I take it at night.
My glucose levels spike at night. I usually take my metformin er before bed. It also keeps it from giving me...More
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Low Low carb bread about 2 carbs a slice
I have a great recipe for low carb bread 100g Almond meal/flour 100g Flax seed meal/flour 4 tbs wheat bran 2...More
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normal reading
My Dr. said I have diabetes my a1c level is 6.5 and wants me to take Metformin 500mg. I took my bs test and it...More
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Hi..New Here
This past Monday my dr. put me on Metformin because my level is 7, up from 6.5 in June. Have not had a...More
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difficulty wth carbs
Recently have been having a hard time with carbs. Have greatly reduced my carbs by making sandwiches...More
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difficulty wth carbs
Recently have been having a hard time with carbs. Have greatly reduced my carbs by making sandwiches...More
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Stevia & Truvia
Have tried both of these sweetners. Truvia seems to have an after taste I don't care for. I grow Stevia...More
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A Diabetes Reversal StoryExpert
Many people understand that they can probably improve their diabetes by eating right and exercising, but figuring out how to make it ... More
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