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Know The Truth About Hidden Sugars

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That’s the truth – hidden sugars are everywhere – in your sweets, in your snacks, in condiments you use, in breads, fruit juices and pickles. In fact, every packaged food item has added refined sugar in some form or other. Now, you are probably thinking you’ve been cutting down on your sugar intake–avoiding it in…

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The truth about Sugar-free

The truth about Sugar-free

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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.

Injecting Insulin #lifehacksfordiabetics

Injecting Insulin

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Best insulin injection sites: abdomen, upper arms, upper buttocks and outer thigh–all have a layer of fat to absorb insulin quickly. Fewer nerve endings make it less painful.  Rotate between these spots. Ideally, inject for 10 seconds. The effect of insulin on your blood glucose levels changes based on where you inject.

Question about blood sugar

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Question: How often should I check my blood glucose? This depends on your diabetes medication. Consult your doctor to make a specific plan based on your health needs. Usually, if you’re not on insulin, it may be twice a day. If on insulin, at least 4 times a day.

Non starchy eggies #lifehacksfordiabetics

Non starchy veggies

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Non Starchy veggies that won’t spike sugar include cabbage, cucumbers, carrots, celery, asparagus, broccoli, cauliflower, spinach, green beans, red / green peppers,tomatoes,onions and zucchini. Enjoy anytime.

Lack of Vitamin D #lifehacksfordiabetics

Lack of Vitamin D

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Lack of vitamin D can cause high blood sugar levels. Make sure that the vitamin D3 level in your blood is above 75 nmol/L .

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