Metformin and Eggs

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It can be hard for people with diabetes to find the right foods that won’t increase their blood sugar. And that can be even harder if you take medication that has diet restrictions. Metformin is one of the most common diabetes medications and the good thing is there’s not a lot of foods you have … Read more

Is Fish Good for Diabetics?

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Finding the right foods is not always easy for people with diabetes.  You have to think twice and make smart choices for proper blood sugar control. So is fish good for diabetics? Definitely yes!  Fish is a great source of protein and very low in carbs so it won’t spike blood sugar levels.  Read about … Read more

Glucerna Ingredients: Good for Diabetes?

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Glucerna is one of the few drink products meant for people with diabetes to help control blood sugar. And some diabetes care providers may recommend it as part of diabetes diet. But when taking a closer look at the Glucerna ingredients, its carb content and artificial additives don’t convince us that this is helpful for … Read more

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

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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