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By highlandcitygirl Latest Reply 2009-02-14 14:02:11 -0600
Started 2009-02-10 11:31:11 -0600

i know that i'm going to have to stop eating my cereal for breakfast, okay? i took my blood sugar two hours after eating this morning. it is 242 its never been that high before. do i need to call my doctor. i have been really moody the last couple of days. i thought it was my usual grouchy self, now i'm nor sure. what do you think?

30 replies

roger 2009-02-13 18:55:07 -0600 Report

if you did nothing for that 2 hr after that mite be the cause if i am off that day i have to find something to do to keep my self active or it put me way off from days i do go to work .and days i do to much i go way low last nite i worked 17.5 hr when i got home my bg was 46 had ben to long sence i ate and did not temp stop my pump my bad so is it you bad?

highlandcitygirl 2009-02-13 19:05:08 -0600 Report

no more or less active than usual.

roger 2009-02-13 19:10:55 -0600 Report

dont beatyour head in the wall that mite make it higher alone just keep an eye and if you still cant find what it is then yes call dr

roger 2009-02-13 19:47:36 -0600 Report

you posted this back on the 10 has it done the same thing ?gone up? down? any clue of your own?

micanopygal 2009-02-13 23:38:12 -0600 Report

i usually have a smoothie in the am.i use weight watchers yogurt, banana, kiwi and milk blended in the blender. it taste good and does'nt seem to be too many carbs

Anonymous 2009-02-14 14:02:11 -0600 Report

Patsy, you can add some silken tofu to your smoothie to get some protein if you want. It makes it very creamy and I love it.

dj7110 2009-02-10 14:57:54 -0600 Report

low carb pancakes, muffins, or breakfast bars.

highlandcitygirl 2009-02-10 15:04:06 -0600 Report

thanks for the web site, its killer!

roshy 2009-02-10 18:13:28 -0600 Report

i try and stick with the usual bowl of porridge with blueberries, with either

a sugarfree yogurt
a small apple,
banana or kiwi

or a completely carb free scrambled egg/boiled egg or pouched egg!! you have to limit the amount of egg intake to 3 max per week, they are good for protein but too much is too high in colestrol!! but theres so much you can do with eggs!! so tasty too!!

kdroberts 2009-02-10 14:22:45 -0600 Report

No, you don't need to call a doctor but you need to re-evaluate breakfast. That number clearly shows that what you ate for breakfast isn't working for you so you have to adjust and try something new. Cereal is hard for diabetics, especially in the morning. Oatmeal can be too. Are you eating anything else? If not you are not really getting a balanced meal which will also be working against you.

highlandcitygirl 2009-02-10 14:36:33 -0600 Report

kd! i do so appreciate your help,this is no joking matter to me. i really don't like eating breakfast, but was led to think that it was the most important meal of the day. when i try breakfast meats for in the morning,i get sick and throw up. i've done that since a child. what do i eat, if anything. i know i joke around a lot, its to keep from going all the way to the pit. so if i have offended you in any way please forgive me.

kdroberts 2009-02-10 14:40:08 -0600 Report

When you say breakfast meats, what do you mean?

kdroberts 2009-02-10 14:49:58 -0600 Report

You can eat anything, I usually eat chicken or fish at breakfast. Nuts work well too as does cheese. Eggs are good but if they make you sick then that won't work. Have you tried different preparations? Like omelet with cheese and veg for instance.

GabbyPA 2009-02-10 15:04:30 -0600 Report

Hey Barbara,
There are a lot of great things you can eat, and getting a "breakfast" mentality out might be the trick. Even something like half a sandwich with a piece of fruit might work better. I sautee up some veggies, throw in a small handful of walnuts and half a grapefruit. That is one of my tried and trues. There are a lot of low carb option out there.

There is also a new cereal by Glucerna that offers diabetics a choice. They have 3 flavors and they are supposed to be formulated to not spike your numbers.
But like KD said, a balance of carbs, fat and protein is always best. When you eat cereal, you are only getting one peice of the pie so to speak. That is mostly carb...nothing to balance it.

GabbyPA 2009-02-10 15:12:03 -0600 Report

Yep, so if you added something like peanutbutter or some cheese and meat. It doesn't have to be bacon, you can have a slice of lunch meat with some cheese or something like that. Just something to slow down the absorbtion of the carbs. Fat and protein do that.

GabbyPA 2009-02-10 15:33:38 -0600 Report

You're not dense, you just didn't know. A lot of us learn things everyday...that is a good thing! I learned a lot about this from Toma, a member here. He helped me see that I have to have balance in each meal, not just my over all day. I used to save up my carbs so I could have something special, but that would always backfire. I have a long way to go, but I am can teach an old dog new tricks! LOL

2009-02-10 13:47:38 -0600 Report

What type of cereal are you eating? Is it a kind that has alot of sugar in it? Do you like oatmeal? I think that is something that is supposed to be helpful.