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What Can I Do About Low Glucose Readings At Bedtime.

What Can I Do About Low Glucose Readings At Bedtime.

I am following a paleo diet to help control my diabetes along with metformin and diamicron. I have successfully lowered my A1C from 6.4 to 5.8 in the last three months. My problem is at bedtime. I try to eat dinner by 6:30PM and do not eat anything after this time. When I test my blood sugar at bedtime it is most often in the 4.1 to 4.9 range, which leaves me with a dilemma . If I eat nothing the chances are that my blood sugar will rise causing a higher… read more

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

My diabetes Education team told me I absolutely have to have a snack before bed. I usually have a scoop of frozen yogurt or some cashews and grapes.

posted over 4 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

That sounds good. I have had so many useful answers to my question. I am very impressed with this site. I guess there is nothing like living with a disease to be able to share and give advice. Thanks so much

posted over 4 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I?f your eating dinner at 6:30, you need a snack before going to bed. My doc advised I eat 6 times a day, 3 meals and 3 snacks so your 3rd snack would be before bed, it is necessary to help with the morning levels.

posted over 4 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I read a few crackers with peanut butter is good to.

edited, originally posted over 4 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Thanks. I tried having 1/2 and apple with nut butter and it worked for me

posted over 4 years ago
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