Here is an article posted on DiabetesSelfManagement.com
CONTROLLING CARB CRAVINGS
Because carbohydrate consumption can have such a significant impact on blood glucose levels, keeping track of carbohydrate is a large part of diabetes management. As nurse David Spero notes in his latest blog entry, controlling carbohydrate cravings can be crucial to blood glucose control. But why do we crave sugary and starchy foods in the first place? And what can we do if we frequently find ourselves in the clutches of these cravings? Click here for some helpful suggestions.
If you're watching your cholesterol levels, you may also be interested in reading diabetes dietitian Amy Campbell's recent blog post to learn about foods that have been shown to lower LDL. Incorporating these items into your meal plan may be easier than you think!
Lastly, if you've been dealing with fatigue, you'll want to check out this week's Article of the Week, "Anemia: When 'Tired Blood' Is Slowing You Down," to learn about this common cause of tiredness. Should you ask your doctor to be screened for anemia? Click here to learn more about symptoms of and treatments for this condition.
Diane Fennell, Web Editor
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