How Does Diet Help Diabetes?

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How Does Slim-fast Work With Diabetes?

Diabetes is a very manageable disease if you have the right tools. Losing and maintaining a healthy weight is one way you can improve your blood sugar control and lower your risk of complications. To lose weight, it is important to find the diet that works for you. As a meal replacement program, Slim-Fast can help you limit your calorie intake, lose weight and improve your blood sugar control. Before starting any weight loss program, first consult your doctor. Video of the Day You do not need to eat any special foods on the diabetic diet. In fact, the diet encourages you to eat the same healthy foods that everyone should be eating, including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins and low-fat dairy foods. However, it is important that you control the amount of food you eat at each meal, and try to eat at the same time each day. Most importantly, it is important to control the amount of carbohydrates you eat at each meal. Carbohydrates, found in starches, fruits, milk and yogurt, raise blood sugar. Controlling the amount you eat at each meal can help you control blood sugars. Slim-Fast is a meal replacement diet. On the plan, you replace two of your regular meals with a shak Continue reading >>

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  1. sellerpurple79

    Diet Soda and Lower Blood Sugar

    My sugar has been getting out of control and I have been trying to make better food choices but nothing was working. I was even skipping meals trying to get my sugar down and that was not working! I did some online searches to find "natural ways" to lower blood sugar. I found a few sites that said "diet soda" can raise your BG and make you have a high A1C test! I stopped drinking diet soda and for the last 2-3 weeks my sugar has been awesome. I have lost 8 pounds have gone from sugar levels of 230-313 to 73-184. Has anyone ever heard about diet soda and how it can effect your BG's? Is this crazy or maybe something else going on with me??

  2. ryany

    Depends on the diet soda. but yes, some people can get high BS from artificial sweeteners.

  3. jwags

    I do drink diet soda and it has never affected my bgs or my weight. Some feel diet soda and artificial sweetners may make you crave other carbs. I don't find that to be true. I am glad you are seeing lower bgs and lower weight. With diabetes we all are different and we do what works.

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