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Getting Enough Sleep? #LifeHacksForDiabetics

When you don’t sleep enough, the level of the hunger hormone shoots up. This makes you more insulin resistant. You suffer from cravings all day and increase your risk for type 2 diabetes or make an existing condition worse. So get enough sleep!

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Low Blood Sugar?#Lifehacksfordiabetics

Low blood sugar? Jittery, nauseous, sweaty or lightheaded? Eat high sugar sweets or foods (fruit juice, sugar, half a can of Pepsi/Coke or whatever your doctor has recommended for you) right away Low blood sugar is a risk if you are diabetic and take insulin. Too much medication, skipping meals, eating less than you should, an…

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Sweet Talk #lifehacksfordiabetics

Sweet Talk Rather than snack on a sweet, eat it with a meal. As a standalone snack, sweets/desserts can spike your blood sugar and that’s not what you want! When you eat them with other healthy foods as part of your meal your blood sugar thinks twice before rising. So have your dessert and eat…

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Snack Hack #lifehacksfordiabetics

Snack Hack Snack times are toughest for diabetics. Here’s an easy healthy snack hack. Slice a small apple Top it with a level tablespoon of natural peanut butter Enjoy. High in protein, high in fiber High on taste! I like to sandwich the peanut butter between slices of apple. Calories: 160 with approx. 22g carbohydrates


Be Sweet Smart! #lifehacksfordiabetics

Sweeten foods yourself. Always buy the unsweetened or unflavored version of anything you use. Iced tea plain yogurt oatmeal fruits Add sweetener or fruit yourself. You will still be consuming far less than what the manufacturer would have added. And best of all, you know what you ate.


Have Your Dessert #lifehacksfordiabetics

Who said you must give up desserts if you are diabetic? Just skip the rice, pasta or bread you plan to eat with your meal. Sweets are additional carbohydrates and because you don’t want a carb overload when you plan to enjoy your dessert, you must make sure your meal is balanced. Also – always…

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