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

Natural Alternatives to Metformin

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Metformin is common medication used to treat type 2 diabetes and has been widely used for decades. But some people may not want to deal with Metformin’s mild side effects or prefer a more natural approach to help with their diabetes. In this article, we explore natural alternatives to Metformin – like Berberine, Gymnema Sylvestre, … 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‚Äôs 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

All About Insulin Pens

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Insulin injections can be a daily hassle for people with Type 2 diabetes. There’s a lot to handle when using a vial and syringe, and the needle attached can be a bit intimidating. But injections are much easier with an insulin pen – giving everything you need for an accurate, sterile insulin dose in the … Read more

Which Foods to Avoid While Taking Metformin

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Metformin is a common medication and is often the first line treatment to help control blood sugar for people with Type 2 diabetes. But like with many other medications, the kinds of food you eat can interact with the medication and cause adverse effects. In this article, we look at whether there are foods to … Read more