I'm just wondering how you all keep track of your carbs? Do you use an app, or the old-fashioned paper and pen approach? If you use an app, which one? Thanks! I'm realizing I've got to get serious about tracking my daily carbs. Catlover.
This is a somewhat common post in this group.
Many are trying to heed the advice of their Doctor or other Diabetes Specialist and might be a little confused or even apprehensive about eating something because they are worried about what it will do to their sugar levels.
What (they) usually give us is a list of what NOT TO EAT which doesn’t help.
Will 3 cups of popcorn spike your B/S?
I was diagnosed with T2D in 2017 and I did everything that the doctor said. I tracked my sleep, I tracked what I ate, I tracked my workout, went through a nutritional transformation and I became efficient. Lately I have realized that the only other place that is as efficient as the expected life of a type two diabetic …is… a prison. I feel I am officially, efficiently imprisoned. Every 3rd person in this world is going to be expected to lead an efficiently imprisoned life. I am at a critical… read more
I’m looking for app to use that calculated nutritional information as well as blood sugar, blood pressure, pulse, meds taken and exercise performed. Any suggestions?
Here is 3 that have nothing to do with "drugs" but could give some guidance in our ongoing Battle with the Beast when the results are in.
A study has been assessing the safety/effect of Diet Soft Drinks in Type 2’s.
Called SODAS – Study Of Drinks with Artificial Sweeteners.
Specifically looking for any detrimental effect to drinking artificial sweeteners as opposed to bottled water.
The study will compare blood sugar, cholesterol, kidney function, blood pressure, insulin levels, weight… read more
If, for example, a health club was to come up with a Program that emphazises "Diet & Exercise" as a possible aide in reducing weight and dependency on Drugs.
- would you sign up for it?
- what would be a reasonable price that you would pay monthly?
- (Phone number can only be seen by DiabetesTeam users) ?
Would you commit to a one year program?
Please reply with honest comments and thoughts. This is only a questionnaire, No Commitment!
There has been a number of discussions "how many carbs is enough, too much etc".
A low carb diet can help (or totally) manage your blood sugars.
Low Carb is not a standard definition but most agree that it's 150 net carbs a day or less.
Two large Diabetes Remission studies determined that if you want to achieve remission (A1C under 5.5) "without meds" then 130 net carbs/day seems to be the maximum.