Best Protein Powder for Diabetics

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Muscles are important for people with diabetes because they absorb blood sugar and help keep blood glucose levels within healthy range. Getting enough protein in the day can be harder than it sounds and protein powders are a quick and easy way to get the protein you need. But there’s a bunch of powders on … Read more

Diabetic Snacks Before Bed: Good or Bad Idea?

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Blood sugar levels can change while your sleeping, which could be a problem if you have diabetes. Eating a bedtime snack may help – but it can’t just be any snack if you’re trying to control blood sugar levels. We explain what causes blood sugar changes overnight, why protein-rich low carb diabetic snacks before bed … Read more

Using the Diabetes Plate Method

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The diabetes plate method is an easy way to control your calories and should play a big part of your diabetes self care. Being overweight is a common risk factor for people with type 2 diabetes and if left unchecked, will only make your condition worse. We know portion control is not easy, which is … Read more

Fiber and Blood Sugar

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Dietary fiber is associated with improving heart disease, lower blood cholesterol and protecting against other cardiovascular risk factors. But did you know fiber is also helpful for people with Type 2 diabetes. Dietary fibers can help minimize blood sugar spikes and are a part of a healthy diet to help control blood glucose levels. But … Read more

Dealing with Carbs and Diabetes

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Get the key facts on carbs to help you take control diabetes Carbohydrates are an important energy source for the body. But carbs can be challenging for people with diabetes because of its impact on blood sugar level. You don’t have to stop eating carbs if you have diabetes but you do have to choose … Read more