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I just found out that caffeine affect our blood sugars. I was really sad about this, and am now curious if I need to reduce my caffeine intake...YIKES!

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Comment by Runner on July 30, 2013 at 7:48am

Drink decafe coffee. Apparently this does not effect so bad

Comment by Megan S on July 30, 2013 at 9:19am

I'm in denial. I can't cope with the thought of a diet soda-less existence!

Comment by bojibridge on July 30, 2013 at 10:23am
I have read this, however caffeine has no affect on my blood sugars. It also doesn't keep me awake. Maybe those two things are related.
Comment by Pastelpainter on July 30, 2013 at 4:33pm

I'm like bojibridge, caffeine does not affect my blood sugars nor does it keep me awake. As a great concession my ex CDE allowed me 2 cups of coffee a day, so I tested and found I am ok with coffee. Decaf coffee just does not hack it.

Comment by Stemwinder (Gary) on July 30, 2013 at 6:05pm

Give up my coffee.....Never

Comment by Sugarwatch on July 31, 2013 at 6:53am

It is incredible, caffeine's affect, I used to work at an office that had an espresso machine. After two espressos my blood sugar would sky rocket, after a few cups of coffee as well. I found that one / two cups and there's no major fluctuation.
But with me yes---caffeine affects it, something to be mindful of.

Comment by Sarah on August 3, 2013 at 1:39pm

caffeine does nothing to my blood sugars. our BG's typically rise naturally in the some may contribute it to caffeine in the morning. but, there's nothing in there that raises my BG's.


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