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pre-exercise snacks

Started this discussion. Last reply by meee on Sunday. 4 Replies

Okay-- I asked about breakfast foods... now I am asking about what you eat before you exercise.My normal exercise is walking 2 miles around the track. I try to do this nearly daily. Today, I had a…Continue

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

Started this discussion. Last reply by ame e. on Sunday. 42 Replies

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 then crashes down.I like eggs, but not every day.I have…Continue

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thanks to everyone

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leo2 Nov 16, 2012. 2 Replies

I'm on my fourth day of my new low-carb diet, with increased focus on insulin reactions, and writing down a food log and my sugars. I have lost 3 pounds... basically just by giving up some of my…Continue

continuous glucose monitoring

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terry Nov 13, 2012. 17 Replies

I have had type 1 diabetes for 43 years.I just found out today that my insurance probably covers this..For those of you who do continue glucose monitoring, what exactly is it (I'm taking a classs…Continue

 

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ame e. replied to ame e.'s discussion 'please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar'
"awesome suggestions... this is the kind of thing I was looking for. ame e."
Sunday
Terry replied to ame e.'s discussion 'please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar'
"This is an interesting thread. I'm enjoying the creative responses."
Sunday
Alex replied to ame e.'s discussion 'please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar'
"Oh I love talking about breakfast. It's my favorite meal. Some meals that I have come up with that work really well to keep me stable in the morning are: Spinach, Bacon and Avocado ingredients: fresh spinach, 2 to 3 slices bacon, 1/2 an…"
Sunday
Clare replied to ame e.'s discussion 'please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar'
"I hope they come out well. I'm having one for breakfast this morning. Psyllium husks are part of the seed of the plantago plant not wheat. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psyllium_seed_husks"
Sunday
meee replied to ame e.'s discussion 'pre-exercise snacks'
"On mdi I have typically eaten some nuts/cheese/protein/fat, it would depend on what my bg was before and when I had taken the large basal shot. If I was going low a glucose tab/smarties etc. Last night on the pump, dex alerted I was dropping…"
Sunday
meee replied to ame e.'s discussion 'please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar'
"wow, sounds great! I'm going to try to make them tomorrow if I have time, my mouth is watering just thinking about them, lol. It is still puzzling to me how this can be gluten free? I thought psyllium was made from wheat since it has a pic of…"
Sunday
sdkate replied to ame e.'s discussion 'pre-exercise snacks'
"I swim mid morning, so technically I should eat breakfast before, however, I've had bad cramps when I eat a meal before swimming. So I have yogurt and toast with peanut butter before and an orange or fruit after....I swim for about 45 minutes…"
Jan 24
Leah replied to ame e.'s discussion 'pre-exercise snacks'
"I usually have a slice of bread with 1 tbs of peanut butter. I find that my blood sugar drops 40 points per mile if I'm really running, and maybe 15 if I'm walking."
Jan 24
acidrock23 replied to ame e.'s discussion 'pre-exercise snacks'
"For me, I like to clear out insulin on board. If I try to run in the AM, with groups, I will try to get up *really* early to eat a couple hours beforehand. At night, I'll run when I get home from work. I try to start out about 90 and have 8-10G…"
Jan 24
ame e. posted a discussion

pre-exercise snacks

Okay-- I asked about breakfast foods... now I am asking about what you eat before you exercise.My normal exercise is walking 2 miles around the track. I try to do this nearly daily. Today, I had a good breakfast, eggs and sausage and small no sugar mandarins... My sugar was like 140. I had a larabar at 11 a.m. I exercised, and it dropped to 118. I stopped exercising (did not bring glucose tabs with me) because it dropped to 118 after the first mile and usually it goes down like 50 points (at…See More
Jan 24
Clare replied to ame e.'s discussion 'please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar'
"I made a batch last night and used bananas, walnuts, dried cranberries, and a sprinkle of cinnamon. The fruit added come carbs making it 12 net grams instead of 4 but I had one as a snack last night and it was delicious toasted with some butter.…"
Jan 24
meee replied to ame e.'s discussion 'please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar'
"I was thinking that too, but I found some psyllium husk gluten free at wholefoods so I'll try that first and see if it upset me or not."
Jan 24
Clare replied to ame e.'s discussion 'please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar'
"The recipe is so malleable I don't think it matters much if you use psyllium husk powder or some other form of fiber - or use more flax. You may have to experiment to get the consistency you like but the basic recipe comes out tasting good…"
Jan 22
meee replied to ame e.'s discussion 'please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar'
"Thanks, good to know that.. I have to check that out again because my former gp told me to try metamucil for ibs and it gave me severe runs not long after taking it. I just can't tolerate it at all, but I haven't tried it for years. Now I…"
Jan 21
Clare replied to ame e.'s discussion 'please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar'
"Psyllium husk powder is completely gluten free. Hubby has not reacted to it at all and he is really sensitive. http://glutenfreerecipebox.com/is-psyllium-husk-gluten-free/ It's such a simple recipe and the net carb count is ~ 5 per roll…"
Jan 21
meee replied to ame e.'s discussion 'please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar'
"Thanks for posting this Clare, it looks delicious. I'm going to try it, I'm afraid to even try a real bagel. Don't psyllium husks have gluten though? I've always reacted badly to them in fiber substitutes."
Jan 21

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
advice and fellowship
Date diagnosed
September 1, 1969
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
8.0
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Shots
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I've had diabetes for 43 years. I still need to work on writing down blood sugars and losing weight. I exercise and do not eat sweets.. I also have hypothyroid and hypercholesterolemia.

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At 10:30am on November 9, 2014, Linda G said…

You're welcome!! I figured sending you the cat w mouse would be a bit of a link with your kitten...if nothing more ;)\

At 5:57am on November 9, 2014, Linda G said…

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At 5:36am on November 9, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…
Ame e. Happy Birthday !! I hope your day the and coming year are overflowing with happiness and goodwill.
At 10:19am on November 9, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES AME!!
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At 1:15am on November 9, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY,ame e. , I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 12:24am on November 9, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…
Ame e. happy birthday!! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness.
At 4:52pm on November 9, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you ame....
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
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We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
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At 1:14pm on November 9, 2012, ame e. said…

THANK YOU FOR THE BIRTHDAY WISHES..

At 5:21am on November 9, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,ame.e. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 7:48am on October 24, 2012, shoshana27 said…

welcome ame e.:)

 
 
 

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