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Can Diabetic People Eat Pure Honey?
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Type 2 diabetes, High Cholesterol, Osteoarthritis, and high blood pressure.

A DiabetesTeam Member

Yes, you can have honey, but you must test what your limits are. No one glove fits all scenario

posted May 13
How Can I Improve My Memory?
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A DiabetesTeam Member

Hi @A DiabetesTeam Member
Yes, I am taking ALA, Alpha Lipoic Acid. It helps with my numbers, about 3-5 usa. That is the reason I have been supplementing with ALA.

But now that you mention it, it… read more

posted May 13 (edited)
Why Do My Feet Swell Sometimes?
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A DiabetesTeam Member

Could also be a kidney problem,as Graham says it's doctor time

posted May 12
Diatribe Newsletter
A DiabetesTeam Member asked a question πŸ’­

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

A DiabetesTeam Member

Thank you

posted May 12 (edited)
How Do You Gain Better Control Of Your Sugars Without Having To Continually Increase Units On The Scale?
A DiabetesTeam Member asked a question πŸ’­

I believe I was diagnosed 3 years ago with type 2. In addition I have been struggling with Crohn's disease since 2012. What I can and can not eat is different for each. Over pass 3 months I have had issues with both illnesses. Inflammation pain high sugar readings and increasing amounts of insulin. Viscous cycle. I am very overwhelmed.

A DiabetesTeam Member

If you search " diet for Crohn's and type2 diabetes" you may find the two conditions have more in common than you expect.

posted May 12
Is Pyre Honey Ok For Diabetics??
A DiabetesTeam Member asked a question πŸ’­
A DiabetesTeam Member

To all mothers

posted May 11
Do We NEED To Take Supplements And Is There Actually Any Value?
A DiabetesTeam Member asked a question πŸ’­

The subject and question comes up - is there value in taking a supplement?

The answer is that Most of US probably don't get the vitamins, minerals and elements we NEED because all of us eat diets that range from downright Crappy up to Inadequate at best and about 50% in particular have eating habits are squarely in the CRAP realm

Too much saturated fat, too many carbs, way too much sodium, lacking nutrients - we have bought into the "You are too busy to prepare for yourself so just pop this in… read more

A DiabetesTeam Member

So sorry @A DiabetesTeam Member you lost your husband and he was fairly young wow.....hope the dietitian can help and the support you have on here.....😘

posted May 15
My Blood Sugar Is 262 And I Am Having A Difficult Time Controlling My Eating Any Suggestions On What I Can Do?
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A DiabetesTeam Member

Awesome reply GrahamLamb!

posted May 14
My Blood Sugar Is 399. I Got Two Lidocaine/steroid Shots In My Neck Due ToPain With Dizziness. 399 Is My High Ever. When Do You Go To ER
A DiabetesTeam Member asked a question πŸ’­

Too high?

A DiabetesTeam Member

Go to the nearest hospital

posted May 10
Hi. Welcome. How Did You Feel After The News That You Are Diabetic?
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A DiabetesTeam Member

That's how I also felt NtombioxMiya.But now I am OK with it. In my family its only 2 of us who were diagnosed last year. I am 60 years old and my sister 50. We are doing things together and give each… read more

posted May 11
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