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Blood Sugar Very High, 350-450. What Foods Will Help To Lower It?
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I Have Difficulty Finding Sugar Free Drinks Especially When I Am Holiday.
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I have difficulty finding sugar free drinks especially when I am holiday. I ask for diet drinks or zero sugar drinks but this does not always happen. I have been told to drink water but this does not quench my thirst,I seam to need the feel of fizz. A list of food and drink suitable for Type 2 diabetics should be easy to find in a way you do not have to pay for it. Eating and drinking the correct foods and drinks should be available in print.

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Surgar free crap is harming u and ur body. Buy a juicer and juice veggies and berries. Stick with lemon water .

Does Diet Sodas Cause Higher Fasting Glucose Levels?
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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

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get rid of all diet sodas and so called diabetic sweaters,In hospital I was placed back to one normal tea spoon of sugar.

The Heat Seems To Make My Blood Sugar Levels Rise ,I Drink Plenty Of Water Any Suggestions On How To Lower BS Levels.
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Eliminating being outdoors in the spring and summer is not an option as we do construction especially in warm weather outside.

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Heat stresses me out. With stress comes higher blood sugars. I carry a jug of water and ice at all times. I drink when I am not thirsty, to flush those sugars. Look at what is stressing you, and see… read more

What Do You Drink Besides Water When Dehydrated?
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It is so hard for me to just drink water. Is there anything else you can drink that won't raise your blood sugar?

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black ice coffee or hot coffee, skim milk, veggie juice,

(like tomato),glucerna,etc.

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Hello, Everyone!

Is there anyone out here that take Gabapentin? If so, does it work for you and what dose are you taking. My doctor tried me on the 100mg 3x a day but it didn’t help me at all.

Thanks! 😘🙏🏾

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Hi Bosslady46
Recently, I have been put on Gabapentin 600 mg at nights. I take it for migraine headaches and I am pleasantly surprised that it does help a lot with my insomnia
It apparently is… read more

What The Heck Is A Carb And What Do They Do To Our Blood Sugar Levels?
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Many of us here have our own “lingo” and may forget that some that have just joined are not used to the terms.

So today I’m going to give the 10 cent explanation of Carbohydrates (carb or carbs).

Carbs fall into three broad groups:

Saccharides (sugars)

Sugars can come from either natural sources (fructose which can come from fruit, veggies, corn, honey etc) or processed sources (table sugar, icing sugar etc).

Sugars can be identified on an ingredient label by looking for anything ending in… read more

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Wow, just reading what I have with what is written I am learning some things. I I will be going the 8th of Feb again to see my Endo Dr. (she is an Educator) as I have asked to see a… read more

I Was Wondering What Some Of You Guys Do For Snacks When Your Watching A Great Movie On TV After Supper?
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I am stuck in a rut with my late evening tv snacks i love ice cream and popcorn and cake. you would think that after 20 yrs of being a diabetic you would kinda have a better grip on these things sometimes i just dont have the willpower i need.

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Sm tangerine

15g of carbo’s

Am I Too Harsh And Lack Compassion?
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Most who read my posts become very aware that I don't tend to sugar coat anything.

Maybe that is because I have been dealing with Diabetes my entire life. My Parents, Grandparents, Great-Grandparents, Uncles/Aunts and cousins all have/had diabetes, at least the overwhelming majority of them, so if you are a "normal" member of the family, you likewise have Diabetes.

It didn't mean your life was over. It didn't mean that you life was limited, it was simply a genetic trait no different then… read more

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You are giving out very important information. Only a snowflake would think you are harsh.

High Fasting Bs In The Am?
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I have consistently higher morning readings. For example, this morning it was 171 mg/dL at 8:30 am.
I hadn’t eaten or drank anything (other than water) since 6:30/7 pm the night before.
Any ideas why it’s so high?

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