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Old 04-08-2011, 02:29   #1
 
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I was on the web Googling Dreamfields to see if I could find a manufacturers coupon when I saw that one of the links said Dreamfields is a scam. So I Googled "Dreamfields scam" without the quotes, and got over 7,000 hits. There are claims out there that if you test your blood sugar 2 hours after eating Dreamfields, there is no spike, but if you test it 3 to 5 hours after eating, there is a big spike.

My husband was just diagnosed, so hasn't been given a test kit yet to test his blood sugar, so I can't test it, but I was wondering if anyone else has tested 3 to 5 hours after eating, and what the result is.


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I was on the web Googling Dreamfields to see if I could find a manufacturers coupon when I saw that one of the links said Dreamfields is a scam. So I Googled "Dreamfields scam" without the quotes, and got over 7,000 hits. There are claims out there that if you test your blood sugar 2 hours after eating Dreamfields, there is no spike, but if you test it 3 or 4 hours after eating, there is a big spike.

My husband was just diagnosed, so hasn't been given a test kit yet to test his blood sugar, so I can't test it, but I was wondering if anyone else has tested 3 to 4 hours after eating, and what the result is.
My spike is usually 3-4 hours after but not as bad as it could be with regular pasta

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I think on the internet, you might get scams on almost all products. I bought some Dreamsfield pasta because it is not supposed to spike your blood sugar, but there were some things that you have to follow to get the benefit of the way the product is made. You have to watch the cooking time and that is very important. And it is true that you can get a spike after 5 hours of eating the pasta. I finally decided to stick with regular pasta, no surprises.

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It's ironic you asked about this cause I had dream fields tonight... Before dinner was 84... 2 hours later 138... 3.5 hours 135

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My experience with Dreamfields has been positive, but I don't take it for granted anymore. When I first discovered it, I thought I was home free - foolish old woman that I am! After discussions here, I began extending my testing far beyond the meal, & even taking note of the following day's fasting numbers. For the time being I'm handling it okay, but that could change in a split second.

And for the record, I cook it even LESS than the instructions direct - I reduce the cooking time by two full minutes and am meticulous about the timing.

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My experience with Dreamfields has been positive, but I don't take it for granted anymore. When I first discovered it, I thought I was home free - foolish old woman that I am! After discussions here, I began extending my testing far beyond the meal, & even taking note of the following day's fasting numbers. For the time being I'm handling it okay, but that could change in a split second.

And for the record, I cook it even LESS than the instructions direct - I reduce the cooking time by two full minutes and am meticulous about the timing.
Yeah hubby overcooked it tonight... He was playing a game on the computer and got distracted...

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Yeah I think it is different for everyone really. I tried it, but I had such a hard time being able to dose my insulin for it. I miscalculated and ended hypo at 2 hours and spiked over 300 at 4-5 hours *sigh* I think if you are still making insulin on your own you should not spike as badly. For me, I am better off eating regular pasta because I know exactly when its going to hit so its easier for me to cover it with insulin.

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I was on the web Googling Dreamfields to see if I could find a manufacturers coupon when I saw that one of the links said Dreamfields is a scam. So I Googled "Dreamfields scam" without the quotes, and got over 7,000 hits. There are claims out there that if you test your blood sugar 2 hours after eating Dreamfields, there is no spike, but if you test it 3 to 5 hours after eating, there is a big spike.

My husband was just diagnosed, so hasn't been given a test kit yet to test his blood sugar, so I can't test it, but I was wondering if anyone else has tested 3 to 5 hours after eating, and what the result is.
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I wouldn't trust it if only because Sherri Shepherd pushes it. I couldn't believe when I heard she was diabetic because she's always stuffing her face with junk on The View. Plus, I think their stuff is loaded with carbs.

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Yesssss --- I tried it and it pushed my bg up to 140 2 hrs after and also my morning after number was higher than usual - 137. I did cook the pasta until it was very soft, however -- so, maybe that's the culprit. Ugh. I'll give it another try, cooking it al dente.

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Yesssss --- I tried it and it pushed my bg up to 140 2 hrs after and also my morning after number was higher than usual - 137. I did cook the pasta until it was very soft, however -- so, maybe that's the culprit. Ugh. I'll give it another try, cooking it al dente.
Try cooking it less than the directions say. I deduct two full minutes from the time specified on the box.

Above all, do NOT cook it more than the specified time - each one of their pastas has a different cooking time, and this is the main thing about Dreamfields - cook it as directed or less.

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