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 What type of honey is advisable for diabetics?
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 Blood Test & Diabetes?
I had a full blood count done as part of a series because of reccuring tonsilitis. Would this have shown up diabetes? Thanks in advance for ...


 Ice cream for Daibetic people?
Hi everyone, is there ice cream suitable for people with diabetes?

Please let me know if there are some?

Thanks everyone!


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 Is any one else an alcoholic diabetic ?
I have been both for many years now and have developed a deep depression--- AA doesn't work and I've been thru rehab as well counseling---The hole keeps getting deeper and I know I will die ...


 Question about Type II Diabetes?
I just found out that a close family member has type II diabetes. He said that right now it is very mild (only slightly above normal) and that it is treatable. I just want to know what I can do to ...


 Diabetes - When to test blood sugar level?
I was recently diagnosed with diabetes (controlled through exercise and diet, no meds at this time). I've gone to a ton of websites and read literature on diabetes, but cannot find a straight ...


 I've been taking Metformin ,sugar slowly going down but how long will it take 2 get were I need it?
I am over weight at 263,but I have lost 10 pounds in the last 25 days just by cuting my food intake in half or better.Instead of a whole large pizza I only eat 3 to 4 pieces. I don't sit anymore ...


 Im diabetic and i need help with hypos?
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 Can a diabetic person go to the US for job?
I am from India. I am diabetic, can I get a job in the US. Is there any limitations or rules. I work on the ...


 Both my parents are diabetics?
both of my parents are diabetics are my chances of getting diabetes 100%?...


 How can i do a simple test at home to test for diabetis?
thankyou.
If not how will a doctor test me for it plz?...


 My blodd test is 8.1 !!! Am I diabetic?
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 I have diabeties 2 what should my sugar level be its low today real low?
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 I'm new to having diabetes, why is it so hard to lose weight, im not finding it easy, any suggestions?

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I can't do much excercise, cause i have a slipped disc and low back pain on walking very far, a catch 22 situation really. :( although i go to a Rehab physio ...


 I think I am a hypochondriac...lol...My dr. reassures me that my blood work is?
good..my last test was 99fasting/A1c 5.4
One day a few weeks ago fasting for 12 hours my blood was 43...So I know I am not diabetic..I did need to eat....
BUT WHY CANT I GET IT THROUGH THAT ...


 Could i possibly have some sort of diabetes?
I have a lot of the symptoms, constant thirst (like i've eating a family sized bag of doritos!), needing to pee alot, dizziness, exhaustion, headaches and weakness when i don't eat ALL THE T...


 What kind of foods should a 54 yr old new insulin dependent diabetic eat?
The hyperglycimia was brought on by medication.
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He was on oral Glucaphage and now is on injectable insulin.
I am asking for my mother in law who won't ...


 Need help 4 my mum?
mum's hair has had been falling off as a result of drugs she's been on since she was diagonised as diebetic. now she has realised d harmful nature of some drugs to her, can there be a ...


 Do i have diabetes?
i eat healthy all day, but by sundown i NEED sugar. not want it. NEED it. i get shaky and jittery and paranoid, untill i eat it. help?...


 I have done coke about 10 times in my life about 3 years ago! will this effect me when i am older??
i am slightly paranoid about this lately!...



julie
What are things i can do or eat to help bring down my sugar?
im very young and have diabetes. i was diagnosed not that long ago, so everything is still new to me. what are things that i can do or take/eat to help reduce my sugar.... its been kind of high lately and i dont want to have to take insulin.
                     




Outspoken but Honest
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pasta porridge water and exercise


JazzyJ
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Exercise and eat lots of fresh vegetables. Cinnamon extract is said to be helpful also.


robert43041
Find a physical exercise which you like and do it often (swimming, biking, jogging, whatever). Also try reducing to a minimum the fast food and the junk food. Go for healthier meals and include lot of fruits and vegetables to your diet. Also quit colas entirely if you can, otherwise go for diet colas.


traceylill
Oats such as porridge are good as are all low glycemic foods. Exercise alot as exercise burns off sugar


CDRN
To keep your blood sugar steady, eat fresh fruits and vegetables, don't eat anything white. Like white bread, pasta make sure its whole wheat or whole grain. Look at the labels to see what the first ingredient is. If it says enriched wheat flour that is still considered white. Make sure it says whole wheat or whole grain flour. Also make sure there is no high fructose corn syrup in anything you eat. It spikes your blood sugar and its bad for you. Make sure you exercise everyday it helps keep your blood sugar down. Avoid junk food and sodas. I don't expect you to do this all at once. Take it slowly and give yourself some little goals to achieve. If you have trouble avoiding all junk food, there is one junk food that is actually okay for you........Fritos....they are whole corn,oil and salt that's all. I suggest you start looking at ingredients of all foods you'll be surprised at what you are actually eating......Good Luck.........


sue
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go walking, jogging, or biking about an hour every day with a friend.

Eat a portion, about 3 oz cooked meat, and a nice salad and an apple for lunch.

Nothing wrong with taking insulin. I do!! I take several injections every day and oral meds too. But you will probably be started on oral meds first. There are several different kinds of pills that are tried before insulin injections for type 2 diabetes. If you were type 1 you would already be on insulin injections. They have no choice.

Why not go to the library in town and find a book called "Diabetes: The First Year" and read it. It is an excellent book and will answer a lot of your questions.

good luck babe!! contact me if you need more answers. I have lots of sites bookmarked.


Kailtin
Avoid eating processed sugars. That will be your main killer right there. If you want to have something sweet, try eating some fruit. That doesn't mean that you can't have any sugar at all, it just means that when you have some try not to eat too many other things that have sugar in them.

Are you taking any medication? I'm pre-diabetic and I take Metformin that helps to lower my blood sugar. If you are on medication, try not to miss any doses. I know when I do my sugar levels get wacked out and I am left either on a sugar high or sluggish and tired.


Cassidyyx3
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I'm 13, Type One, And I've had diabetes for a year and a half.

You need to make sure you take your insulin, you HAVE to do that.
Eat stuff with low carbs, and have alot of exercise.

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irishkittie79
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Exercise is a huge help in controlling blood sugar. One teaspoon of cinnamon a day is supposed to help control blood sugar as well. Be sure you are getting plenty of water as well.

Be sure you're staying away from foods with high sugar content - sodas, candy,, really watch those carbs! try to stay away from processed foods - eat the food in it's most natural state (fruits, vegetables, meats, whole grains).


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