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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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Manage Blood Pressure #lifehacksfordiabetics

Did you know salt is an acquired taste? It is. Be that as it may, dietary guidelines state that we should never exceed a teaspoonful of salt per day per person. For diabetics, cutting down on salt can be very beneficial as it gives you the added bonus of helping you manage blood pressure. So…

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Snacking a Challenge? #lifehacksfordiabetics

Getting around to managing your diet efficiently can seem like a challenge. Preparation is key. And well worth it. Invest in small containers to store in your fridge. Then fill them with healthy snacks like salads, sprouts, fruits, hummus, nuts – you know what I mean – and grab one on the go! Nothing like…

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Medication tip #lifehacksfordiabetics

Blood sugar control is critical for controlling diabetes. If you are on medication, I know how hard it is to sometimes remember to take your medication – or worse, feeling unsure whether you did take it. Or not. No need to feel nervous about forgetting a dose. Just use a weekly pill box to help…

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Go nuts #lifehacksfordiabetics

If there is one thing we diabetics always freak out about – it is over “what to eat?” Sure we know – but right at this moment, when you’re busy with a lot of things, you really don’t want to think about what to eat. You want something and you want it now! As if…

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Teeth and diabetes #lifehacksfordiabetics

Truly, diabetics are sweet. And so is their saliva, when the diabetes is not under control. This leads to higher-than-usual levels of glucose in the saliva, and this means a higher risk of dental decay. And we know what dental bills can be like, eh? What to do? Easy. Keep your teeth and gums healthy….

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