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Can I Use Splenda

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A DiabetesTeam Member

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

Splenda Brown Sugar, Regular Brown Sugar Or Substitute

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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

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

Diatribe Newsletter

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Does anyone subscribe to the Diatribe newsletter for diabetes? If so, have you found it helpful?

A DiabetesTeam Member

Thank you

Is Sugar By Any Other Name Just As Sweet (and Bad For Diabetics)?

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There is a misconception out there amongst many that if you consume a more "natural" sugar that it's OK or better or healthier for Diabetics

Have a read to dispel that "myth"

(the following is fully credited to Joanne Lewis, CDE Dietitian from a Diabetes Care Community Article)

"Contrary to popular myth, there is no advantage to people with diabetes in choosing one type of sugar over another.

One common belief is that brown sugar is more nutritious than white. Brown sugar is typically white… read more

A DiabetesTeam Member

@A DiabetesTeam Member
Yes,your lucky. I love cheesecake. We have a Cheesecake Heaven in my town, I buy me a no sugar one occasionally. But watch my intake still.

Is Daily Sacenda Injections Part Of Type II Treatment?

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A DiabetesTeam Member

Saxenda is the same drug as is in Ozempic and Trulicty but is used to "weight loss" and the dose if reflected in that and can not be used with "diabetes meds" that contain the same active ingredient.

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Is Everyone Having Trouble Getting Their Ozempic Any Alternative This Is Crazy I Need It .

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A DiabetesTeam Member

I had my rx filled yesterday, but my pharmacist said that with the shortage, she may not have it for me next time. So I have 4 wks then will see. This is after I went through hoops getting our drug… read more

Can You Use Sweetener In Your Coffee Instead Of Sugar

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A DiabetesTeam Member

Most of the artificial sweeteners have no carbs. Just read the labels. Some of the alcohol sugars, those that the chemical ends in ol can have carbs, and can cause bloating and gastric distress.

Of… read more

Who Has Been Battling The Beast The Longest?

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Looking through a list of Team members I noticed that @A DiabetesTeam Member was diagnosed in 1993 - 29 years ago which certainly makes her one of the extreme veterans.

So I'm looking for a "shout out".

When were you Diagnosed??

Myself - 2016 (August) - Age 52

A DiabetesTeam Member

“Once we tell the beast just who is in charge here, the he just has to get packing.”

AMEN, sista!!!

Hello Everyone. I Like Sugar With My Coffee And Hot Chocolate, Does Anyone Have A Good Alternative?

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A DiabetesTeam Member

I use raw sugar when I need to use sugar

Coffee Significantly Raises My Blood Sugar. Anyone Else Experienced This? Any Insight As To Why?

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I can wake up with a fasting blood sugar of 90. Drink two cups of coffee with just two packets of Splenda per cup and two hours later when I'm ready to eat breakfast my blood sugar's all the way up to 160. I'm looking for any insight anyone has on this issue.

A DiabetesTeam Member

It lowers my glucose and sometimes makes me crash, especially if I'm over active. I drink two or three 16 oz water bottles and go to the restroom 6 times so makes me walk a lot and stay awake and more… read more