Tag Archives: postprandial

My Morning Fasting Blood Sugar

It was a whopping 116. I couldn’t believe my eyes as this hasn’t happened in a long time. Lately my fasting numbers were fairly close to a 100, sometimes even 99 that was super normal for me. And now this. … Continue reading

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How often to check blood sugar?

Checking blood sugar is an important part of diabetes management.  But how often to do so is a good question.  In this context, I am talking about type 2 diabetes. Ever since I was first diagnosed, I was instructed to … Continue reading

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Today’s Prompt: OBVIOUS. Target blood glucose levels for Type 2 Diabetes

Setting goals in an important tool in managing diabetes.  Target blood glucose levels are one of them. ADA suggests the following targets for the nonpregnant adults with Type 2 Diabetes.  (border is mine) I was dumbfounded when seeing these. What’s … Continue reading

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A Quarter Cup of an Ice Cream

Earlier today I went to do grocery shopping and somehow have ended up in the frozen food isle. There I was looking for a small size ice cream as I eat it only once in a blue moon, a quarter … Continue reading

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Order in which food is eaten may affect postprandial blood sugar

Diabetes Self-Management reports a study done at the Cornell Medical College.  The researchers picked 11 overweight people with type 2 diabetes who were on Metformin. On 2 separate days a week apart, the participants were given a meal of vegetables, … Continue reading

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