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Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Dudette1, Dec 3, 2020.

  1. Dudette1

    Dudette1 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Just wondered what’s the one thing you tried that is classed as a treat as sorts that shocked you and does not raise your blood sugar.
    For me it was Cadbury’s highlights hot chocolate, I have it with almond milk and my sugars never move.
    Anyone else tried something that they thought would raise their sugar but doesn’t?
     
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    Ronancastled Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Ate about 20 celebrations the other night, just gorged.
    Needle never moved but I was drinking red wine as well.
     
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  3. Sugarlisa

    Sugarlisa · Well-Known Member

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    What are treats haven’t had any since been diagnosed 2 weeks ago and haven’t a clue what treats you can have has a type 2
     
  4. Dudette1

    Dudette1 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I mean when you are testing to see what foods don’t spike your blood sugars, which have surprised you that didn’t raise it.
    Do you have a testing meter sugarlisa?
     
  5. Dudette1

    Dudette1 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wow!! I don’t think I could even have 2, although I have never tried and don’t think I will I stick to dark 85% chocolate
     
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    MrsA2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I seem to be ok on very dark chocolate and wine, thank goodness
     
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  7. Sugarlisa

    Sugarlisa · Well-Known Member

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    Don’t test blood sugar just got take 2 tablets a day that’s it waiting for my phone call from my practice nurse regarding my diabetes type 2 and I brought a home a testing meter when I got out of hospital after Covid pneumonia and Covid diabetes and given the news I’m type 2
     
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    VashtiB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Lisa,

    Given you have a meter is there any reason you don't test your blood sugar levels- I still test regularly after more than a year in the 'normal' range. For me it keeps me honest and lets me see where I am- I don't see me stopping testing ever.
     
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  9. Sugarlisa

    Sugarlisa · Well-Known Member

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    I was told when I left hospital after Covid pneumonia and Covid diabetes and diagnose with type 2 I want need to test my blood by a sister but I was given a meter to bring home too
     
  10. KK123

    KK123 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi there, I think you are saying you were told not to test but given a meter anyway? You have a meter so yes, TEST. Otherwise you are driving blind, you will get loads of immediate information about what foods affect you. x
     
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  11. Sugarlisa

    Sugarlisa · Well-Known Member

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    Yes x
     
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