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please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar

I am type I on humalog and Levemir. I now have a CGM, which is great, but shows me that my current breakfast does not work-- spikes up and…

Started by ame e.

42 on Sunday
Reply by ame e.

How Many Carbs Do You Eat per Meal per Day?

I try to shoot for no more than 50 gr per meal and shoot for under 200 total per day. But reading in Jenny's blog, I am thinking I should b…

Started by Manny Hernandez

1322 Jan 5
Reply by Buckley83

Holiday Strategy

As many families do, my family gathers in the kitchen and around the dinner table for the holidays. Peach pie, pumpkin pie, breads, stuffin…

Started by Tamra

33 Dec 31
Reply by tounyoubyou

Normal People Snacks

Had a baby shower for co-worker yesterday, THOUGHT I was being good and bypassed the cupcakes and cake and went for the rice krispie treat.…

Started by Freida

37 Dec 31, 2014
Reply by Elizabeth

what food scale do folks recommend?

I'd like to get a scale to improve my carb-counting (did a bit of a rollercoaster after eating quinoa, which I thought I had fairly well di…

Started by niccolo

7 Dec 31, 2014
Reply by Terry

Snacking after and before meals

Hey all, i'm a newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic at age 17 and one of my main struggles is having to eat between certain time periods and not…

Started by Adele

17 Dec 30, 2014
Reply by 2hobbit1

Why does most diet advice on what to with holiday parties and food seem to suck?

Just finished up reading an article in the "A Sweet Life" called Low Carb Bloggers Share Holiday Recipes and Survival Tips and my immediate…

Started by Khürt Williams

7 Dec 24, 2014
Reply by Dave

To juice or not to juice

Hi All, This may seem silly but I honestly don't know the answer or have anyone else to ask.. Do you ever drink juice? Apple, Orange, lemon…

Started by cherryred

31 Dec 22, 2014
Reply by sdkate

Food journals - healthy habit or not

Today I started to keep a food journal again as my bgs have been crazy high and I can't seem to get it down. I use the MySugr app and love…

Started by Alyssa

21 Dec 2, 2014
Reply by Alyssa

Low Carb Easy Fast Meals for 1

I'm looking for low carb meals that are easy to make and don't take long...mostly that are easy to make as my cooking skills are non-existe…

Started by Jay

40 Nov 29, 2014
Reply by meee




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