Category Archives: postprandial blood sugar

Post-meal blood sugar spikes

Contrary to the popular belief, a spike in blood sugar after eating also known as postprandial hyperglycemia is not uncommon and typically not dangerous. Unless advised otherwise, most folks with diabetes don’t even have to check their blood sugar after … Continue reading

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Red Kidney Beans and My Diabetes

There is a split opinion about said beans. Some say that beans in general aka legumes contain too much starch that causes the blood sugar numbers to rise. Aetna insurance company is running a Forum on which I was an … Continue reading

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