Diabetes Diet Forum and Discussions

  • What is the Glycemic Index?

    http://www.glycemicindex.com Now I have another new thing to start learning. I found this great webstie that has all kinds of information on what the Glycemic Index is, how to use it and what it can do for us. Some pretty interesting stuff. Do any of you use it over just low-carb? How has it...

    By GabbyPA 6 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-30 23:28:45 -0500
  • Hydrogenated Oils

    "Some researchers also believe trans fats change the way in which cells process insulin, therefore playing an important role in the alarming increase of type 2 diabetes cases." {Diet & Fitness, June 05, Kathryn Guylay} Of course, now that I am reading more lables and trying to avoid more...

    By GabbyPA 10 Replies Latest Reply 2012-01-31 16:18:51 -0600
  • Naturally-Leavened Breads and Agave sweetener

    My mother was diagnosed as pre-diabetic 4 months ago and is working hard to change her eating habits of the last 60+ years. One of her main frustrations is variety with her food. Well, over the weekend I went the the Lavender Days festival in Mona, Utah and enjoyed listening to a presentation...

    By TheBigKahuna 2 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-02 13:00:11 -0500
  • Calculating Nutrition InformatioN

    Before submitting recipes, I have to manually figure the nutritional values of each item. It takes quite a long time ;-( Is there a program available that would do this automatically? I have a lot of good recipes, :-)but it takes about an hour to find the needed info. Thanks for any help!

    By Elfin 0 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-02 15:48:49 -0500
  • Ask the Doctor

    Try it now, it was my brainfart. ORG not COM www.ATDonline.org Ask The Doctor literature series Ask the Doctor is a third-party literature series that addresses concerns and answers questions often posed by patients about specific health issues. They contain comprehensive information...

    By GabbyPA 8 Replies Latest Reply 2015-07-04 11:29:27 -0500
  • Have you heard of Bitter Melon and Banaba Leaf?

    I am a holistic nut, and would prefer to lower my sugars as naturally as I can. I found this information on Sweetpoision.com and was curious if anyone out there is using these? If so, where do you get them and what kind of cost is associated with them? Do they work for you? Are there side...

    By GabbyPA 23 Replies Latest Reply 2013-11-13 13:45:34 -0600
  • Diet

    Hi everyone...I have recently been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and have been taking the steps to control my sugar and increase my exercise. The only thing that worries me is that I seem to be overly "freaked out" about carbs and diet. I am very strict on myself. Any suggestions on how to not...

    By JoJoCooks 10 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-25 05:34:57 -0500
  • Party Planning with Pizzazz

    It's time to begin 4th of July party plans. Let's offer everyone a healthier menu this year. For starters: a vegetable tray with low fat, low calorie drssing for dipping. Try raw sweet potato sticks, celery sticks, broccoli, cauliflower florets, carrots,and tomato wedges, to name a few....

    By ncnurse1459 9 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-29 01:56:48 -0500
  • Killing us Sweetly

    I was in the book review area and you know how one thing leads to another...Well I ended up on Amazon.com reading reviews on books that say not only is Aspertame basiclly poision, it also included Splenda in that. I ordered a book and a DVD to learn more. Is this true? I thought Splenda was safe,...

    By GabbyPA 9 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-22 06:42:31 -0500
  • Diabetic Cooking

    www.diabeticcooking.com This website is in one of my booklets and has a lot of information and very good recipes to try.

    By ncnurse1459 6 Replies Latest Reply 2010-06-13 23:19:32 -0500
  • good snacks?

    i was wondering if everyone could tell me about some good snacks to have?i already eat like the 100 cal. pack stuff and apples and peanut butter.i was just wondering about a few diff. things to put in the mix.thank you very much.

    By LeighG 40 Replies Latest Reply 2011-11-04 18:02:58 -0500
  • Meal Planning

    Call 1-800-862-9131 or visit www.MoreAboutInsulin.com for more information, and get this FREE Diabetes Meal Planning Guide, while supplies last.This booklet is through sanofi aventis and gives nutritional information on many foods.It shows how to read labels, shows you the PLATE METHOD of meal...

    By ncnurse1459 0 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-16 16:51:59 -0500
  • new booklet

    I have subscribed to a new booklet on diabetic cooking. This is a free subscription and is available through Bayer HealthCare. Call 1-800-348-8100 to request this booklet subscription. It is called "DIABETIC COOKING" and is mailed out every two months. My first issue was the May/June 2008 issue...

    By ncnurse1459 1 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-16 05:56:44 -0500
  • Meal Planning by the Numbers

    Meal Planning by the Numbers The glycemic index can help you plan diabetes-friendly meals—but only if used properly Publish Date: August 2007 Sometimes a new way of thinking about food catches fire in the public’s imagination, suggesting a quick-fix solution to weight loss or blood glucose...

    By Dancehawk 6 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-04 07:53:38 -0500
  • Diabetic website

    I found this site today with a lot of wonderful recipes as well as informative topics.http://www.actos.com/takeaction/home.aspx

    By ncnurse1459 1 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-19 06:01:48 -0500
  • Aspartame

    Trocho, C., et al., 1998. "Formaldehyde Derived From Dietary Aspartame Vinds to Tissue Components in vivo," Life Sciences, Vol. 63, No. 5, pp. 337+, 1998 "These are indeed extremely high levels for adducts of formaldehyde, a substance responsible for chronic deleterious effects that has also...

    By jupton1 39 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-04 02:25:46 -0500