What is the best Sweetner for a diabetic to use? I use Splenda but I am hearing bad news about Splenda. And it suggestion?
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.
I drink a lot of coffee. I put in splenda and 4 tablespoons of half and half. That half and half only adds up to 4 carbs, but for some reason I have to put in for 30 carbs when I drink coffee. If I drink a second one right after the first, I only put in for 20 carbs. I do that so I don't stack the insulin. I always thought coffee in itself wouldn't raise sugar, but seeing that each cup only has 4 carbs, I'm beginning to wonder if it's the… read more
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.
I pretty much just drink water when I walk or work out, Powerade Zero Orange and G2 Purple. Are there other sports drinks I can drink that won't effect my BS?
On Friday August 18, 2017, I will be celebrating 30 recovery from alcoholism. Usually it is not a big deal but 30 years is something I feel I want to celebrate.
Dinner is going to be a nice grilled tri-tip with some, as yet, undecided sides. I'm thinking some parmesan cheese polenta and grilled veggies.
I would like to get some suggestions, recipes, for a low carb, yet decadent "cake" for the celebration. I was thinking of the "death by… read more
I wake up every morning with my right hand numb all 5he time.