For Thanksgiving I decided to do an experiment. I made a pumpkin pie and cheesecake covered with strawberries. I made them as diabetic friendly as possible with everything I knew. Last night I had a big piece of the cheesecake just before I went to bed. My fasting blood sugar this morning was
108. Just 8 points above normal. This morning I swam laps for 30 minutes at the YMCA. I usually am famished after. This morning I was not hungry even after swimming. Finally at about 11:00 I ate lunch. Leftover turkey and fruit salad and a big piece of the cheese cake and a very small slice of the pumpkin pie. It is 5:30 as I write this, time to take my 20 units of Lantus. My blood sugar is only 98. For me that is really low as the 24 hour Lantus usually runs out before 24 hours and my BS is the highest of the day. Not today though. It is time to eat dinner. I am not hungry and kind of have an aversion to food at this time. I put 1/4 cup Hi maize resistant starch fiber in the cheese cake
filling and the crust was made from my cookie crumbs which have Hi maize, Inulin and Splenda.
The pumpkin pie crust was half flour and half Hi maize resistant starch fiber. I ask my daughter if she could tell I put all that Hi maize and Splenda in the cheese cake and pie. She said no. My daughters family, my sister and two friends are likely not hungry today either. They are not diabetic.
Saturday they will all visit the bathroom more than normal. It takes that long. Thanksgiving did nothing to my blood sugar and I ate well.. I put Hi maize in my own mashed potatoes not theirs though.
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