Here is one of those many things that you can actually do without, yet it helps to make dealing with and managing your diabetes a lot easier.
It's called a Diabetes Food Diary, or Log Book!
By recording everything you eat and drink on a daily basis, you become much more aware of exactly what, when and why you eat, and therefore become more accountable for your food habits.
Keeping track of your daily food consumption based on food items, how they are prepared, calories, carbohydrates, etc., and your before and after blood glucose readings can help you to monitor and identify patterns and implement changes to help you gain control of your diet.
Here are a few links that may be of interest you:
The important thing to remember is to be honest when writing in your food diary.
No one else has to see it but you.
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