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  1. Diabetes
    During the summer of this year, two tornadoes hit near my area (they destroyed a whole bunch of houses). Many people were without power for a few days, including several relatives of mine. I was wondering, since granola bars are very sugary, what type of food should I store in case of an emergency?
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I am still digesting the fact that I have a reason to be here, but doing my research and trying not to get down. My question to the group is that since I am constantly hungry and trying to eat the "right" foods" when is the best time to test my blood? There is never 2 hours after a meal...
  3. Diabetes Diet and Nutrition
    Hi, A few days ago I was diagnosed with type II diabetes and I am only 19 years old. I never ate junk food and I exercised for four days a week with one hour cardio and 30 min weights. My BMI said I was at a healthy weight. However, I was also diagnosed with Polycsystic Ovarian Disease which...
  4. Diabetes
    I hope everyone has a safe and Happy Thanksgiving! I hope we do not go way off course do to the holiday goodies and food. May everyone take care of themselves this holiday season!:)
  5. Diabetes Diet and Nutrition
    So I'm trying to manage my almost-diabetes by weight loss (because my doctor was more concerned with me losing weight than he was by what my blood sugar was reading, & the rest of my family with diabetes has managed to keep it under control just by losing weight). I'm putting myself on a low...
  6. Diabetes Diet and Nutrition
    I'm wondering if eating 2 small meals in place of dinner, an hour or two apart, would be better than eating a dinner sized portion all at once. My thinking is that my body would have less carbs to process, therefore less insulin to make all at once. Any information is appreciated, as I was...
  7. New Member Introductions
    On November 17th, I went to my doctor for a routine checkup. When checking my blood sugar, it was 7.6. He explained it should be under 7. I should have known this was coming, as my grandfather, grandmother, & mother all have diabetes (my mother has been saying that I'd have it by the time I...
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