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Not only doctors giving duff information

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by busygardener, May 30, 2019.

  1. NicoleC1971

    NicoleC1971 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi. I cannot recommend a meter but think other type 2s might do so or you can see what's on offer at Boots. As a newbie I would suggest you may wish to test at 1 hour then 2 hours after some typical meals you eat right now compared to a low carb meal.
    As for guides to low carb please type in Diet Doctor Visual Guides so you can find a really helpful picogram of foods ranging from low to high carb plus lots of useful information besides.
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  2. DavidGrahamJones

    DavidGrahamJones Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Can't blame them. So long as they adhere to NICE guidelines they will not get in trouble.

    I think you might have been better off just asking the pharmacist how you should make sure that your dietary and exercise regime weren't adversely affecting your BG levels. Waiting for an HbA1c isn't good enough.
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