Diabetic Meal Plan For A Month

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Stuff like this just boils my blood. Ok, I probably shouldn’t get so mad about it, but I do… Especially since my mother battled Type 2 Diabetes for most of her adult life and received a lot of wrong information about nutrition along the way. What am I so mad about? Well, I came across a specific Type 2 Diabetes 7-day meal plan and here’s what it claimed: These 7-day diabetes meal plans are designed by Eating Well’s nutrition and culinary experts to offer delicious, nutritionally balanced meals for a diabetic diet at five different daily calorie levels: 1,200, 1,400, 1,600, 1,800 and 2,000. These diabetic-diet meal plans avoid refined grains and limit added sugars. Each meal and snack is planned to help you keep your blood sugar in check. These meal plans are offered free on Eating Well’s website, which at first glance, seems like a great idea for any diabetic who is looking to make a change in their blood sugar numbers, right? Wrong. Here’s the problem… The meal plans are, in my opinion, completely incorrect, and I would argue, potentially dangerous. If I had given my mother a similar meal plan during the time she was first diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, her blood su Continue reading >>

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  1. hope2learn

    → Topic: Anyone ER + taking Metformin alone or in addition to Tamoxifen ?

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    I am ER positive and I like to take Metformin in addition to Tamoxifen, or maybe instead.
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    Dx 8/12/2011, IDC, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 3, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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  3. luckypenny

    I don't think Metformin is supposed to take the place of hormonals. I am taking Metformin , but not in a trial. I take femara as well. Femara is the most important and then Metformin is kind of hopeful but still wait and see in terms of positive outcomes

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