Are Oranges Good for Diabetics

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Oranges are tasty, versatile and a well-known fruit to people around the world. Their sweetness and slight tartness make them popular in several drinks and dishes. But because oranges are sweet and contain mostly carbs, are oranges good for diabetics? You may be quick to push them aside because of their natural sugar but oranges … Read more

Shrimp and Diabetes

shrimp on white plate with cocktail sauce

We know following a diabetes diet can be hard. Avoiding carbs, watching calories and having to think about what you can eat makes managing diabetes a chore. But if you enjoy eating shrimps you’re in luck – because they’re tasty, easy to cook, and doesn’t cause blood sugar spikes. Read about why shrimp and diabetes … Read more

Cream Cheese and Diabetes

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Cream cheese is a food that we all know and love but is it OK for people with Type 2 diabetes? The answer is a little more than just a “yes” or “no.” It’s a low carb food with a good amount of calories so when eaten by itself, cream cheese and diabetes can be … Read more

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?

avocado with smoked salmon

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

Portions Master Portion Plate (Review 2022)

Portion control is a great way to lose weight and help people with diabetes manage blood sugar levels. But we know it’s not easy because of the extra time to measure food or count calories. Well, Portions Master’s Portion Plate tool is designed to portion your meals and is claimed to make weight loss “easy … 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