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Can I Use Splenda

Can I Use Splenda

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

My dietician says it tricks the body in to eating more since it doesn't register as sugar.

posted almost 5 years ago

What To Eat

What To Eat

I am pre-diabetic and am confused as to what I can eat fr breakfast, any tips please?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

My breakfast at the moment is freshly juiced spinach, kale, granny smith green apple, lemon, cabbage, fresh ginger and celery. After that I have oats soaked in boiling water overnight. I add a pinch… read more

posted 2 months ago

Hi'All I Use Splenda As A Sugar Substitute, Some People Tell Me It's Not A Good Choice, Do Any Of You Know Of A Better Alternative

Hi'All I Use Splenda As A Sugar Substitute, Some People Tell Me It's Not A Good Choice, Do Any Of You Know Of A Better Alternative

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I use splenda and stevia for my homemade iced tea or lemonade. When I go to purchase I grab the cheapest one with the most packs. My husband is type 2 and only likes splenda not stevia for his coffee… read more

posted 10 months ago

Sweetner

Sweetner

What is the best Sweetner for a diabetic to use? I use Splenda but I am hearing bad news about Splenda. And it suggestion?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Is Spelenda really bad tho? I used it in my tea daily. Stevia leaves a nasty after taste...

posted over 2 years ago

Can You Drink Black Coffee As A Diabetic Or Does The Caffeine Raise Your BS Too Much?

Can You Drink Black Coffee As A Diabetic Or Does The Caffeine Raise Your BS Too Much?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Green tea is great to drink it also can help with lowering bs. There are two statins that green tea can make the statin work as well so be sure your sble to drink it. It fine to take with Atorvastatin… read more

posted 5 months ago

Hello Everyone I’m Having A Hard Time Eating The Right Things.

Hello Everyone I’m Having A Hard Time Eating The Right Things.

I need a meal plan I eat like I’m not diabetic and I’m always hungry. I eat bacon sausage fried and scrambled eggs drink regular sweet tea pancakes fried foods a lot of them. I want to do better managing this disease.

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I have 1 meat with each meal and fruit, one slice of wheat bread, a vegetable, 1/2 cup brown rice with lunch or dinner. I love a garden salad and sometimes I'll add tuna or salmon to my salad and have… read more

posted 10 months ago

Appetite Surpresants

Appetite Surpresants

Hi , Has anyone tried Saxenda for a appetite suppressant, to help control of food intake and lower BS?
I have been on it the max 3mg but seems not to be working again, sugars are going up again? Does anyone have any input on something else to take,, I have been doing diet and exercise

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I have stopped to eat almost everything I use to drink lots of coke I have stop that no bread potatoes I eat lots of salad no cake no ice cream no fruits because there is lots of sugar so I cut that… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

Splenda Brown Sugar, Regular Brown Sugar Or Substitute

Splenda Brown Sugar, Regular Brown Sugar Or Substitute

I have begun to bake a lot more to control the desserts I eat (have huge junk food addiction) but the only Splenda brown sugar I have found is small and expensive. Is it ok to use regular or do other use monk fruit brown sugar, regular sugar... please help would like to get a handle on my health and baking at home seems to work but its seems to be no cheaper.

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

See my previous post. . . . I have found that cutting the sugar and brown sugar by 50% does not take away from the recipe. Don't bother with splenda or Struvia. . . just stick with the originals and… read more

posted over 4 years ago

Does Diet Sodas Cause Higher Fasting Glucose Levels?

Does Diet Sodas Cause Higher Fasting Glucose Levels?

I have recently experienced higher fasting glucose levels over the course of about 6 weeks. Normally, I am at 80- 120 in the mornings, but lately have been about 140- 160. The only big difference of late, I can pin point is,.. I have been drinking, maybe 1 can of diet sodas with my evening meals. I have also had sinus/ allergy issues about the same time (farmers in the locale are harvesting- kicking up dust & mold). Just trying to get a grip on whether the issue is in the sodas (as my diet has… read more

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I have drank quite a few diet sodas a day for many years. And use equal for a sweetener in my decaf coffee I have not had any problem with blood sugar levels due to this. But we are all different

posted about 1 month ago