Diabetics are at higher risk for high blood pressure, leading to heart disease. Too much salt raises your blood pressure. Go for herbs and spices for flavor. Limit salt to 2300 mg a day, max.
Drowsiness and fatigue can be side effects of your medications. Talk to your doctor. Maybe there’s a change in your condition. Maybe you need different medication. Don’t do anything on your own.
Sugar-free isn’t the same as carb-free or calorie-free. While some sugar substitutes are carb-free, most have carbs. Sugar-free foods affect your blood sugar exactly like the sweet stuff. So read that label. Sugar alcohols are carb-heavy and cause diarrhea and stomach ache.