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Old 12-21-2012, 04:37 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I'm with Hope on this one. Consider adding more protein to your meals (lowfat cheese, handful of almonds, greek yogurt are all good add-ins). If you plan to eat every 3 hours or so, it will keeps your levels at a more steady pace.

I keep tangerines around, when those days hit me (usually a day after a hard workout) where it seems I cant get enough to eat. I'll eat a tangerine 2 hrs after each meal, and there is enough natural sugar in it to keep my blood sugars up, but not too much that it causes problems. Its a low calorie snack and healthy too.

If you havent been to your dr. in awhile, consider getting your A1C checked; my endocrynologist group has a great nutrition team who have helped me tremendously!

Good luck,
Chris S.
Insulin dependent diabetic since early 2011
Start wt. 171. (dec 2011)
Current wt 143 lbs.
Goal wt. 140 lbs
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