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Old 06-10-2014, 00:45   #1
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Blueberries are in the Iffy category. Regardless of Type, some diabetics can eat them, others must restrict themselves to a berry or two, while still others can't even look at them.

They're not in the NO! category, however. Best to test-test-test.

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What does your meter tell you when you eat them?

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What does your meter tell you when you eat them?

My meter for strawberries is really very good, I assume it should be Ok for blueberries as well, but again must be tested

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Wild Blueberries in small quantities are helpful in managing UTIs but they do have some carbs.

But the record does seem to be stuck - test - test and test again to see how your body views them.

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Yay or Nay, its not a vote in the USA senate, but for your very own BG yay nay meter.

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Wild Blueberries in small quantities are helpful in managing UTIs but they do have some carbs.

But the record does seem to be stuck - test - test and test again to see how your body views them.
John, and all,

Do you know natural herbs/berries that can handle UTI, I am using garlic but it keeps coming back after few days and I don't want to increase the intake of it, I also want to avoid antibiotics if possible, any help is appreciated.

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Garlic is the first line of attack used by my BH whenever she suspects that I've succumbed to a UTI. One clove with every meal over several days. The other minor change she makes is that dessert (lunch time only) is a small handful of blueberries.

It does seem to work for me but sometimes (like four years ago), the only solution is antibiotics with the proviso that you must complete the course of treatment and not stop just because the symptoms seem to have disappeared. (Sorry to state the obvious)

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Yep, my meter's reaction isnt going to be the same as yours. I have no issues with blueberries, but they seem to be my only "go" fruit. Strawberries, peaches and pears are no-nos so far.

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John, and all,

Do you know natural herbs/berries that can handle UTI, I am using garlic but it keeps coming back after few days and I don't want to increase the intake of it, I also want to avoid antibiotics if possible, any help is appreciated.
Cranberries are supposed to be good. Also cranberry juice.

Cranberry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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