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Treats?

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by victoria84, May 19, 2013.

  1. weeezer

    weeezer · Well-Known Member

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    Shelleyharris...pester your dsn about getting on a DAFNE/carb counting education type course, you'll feel so much more confident about it all, and you'll feel more informed & able to be knowledgable when explaining/educating everyone else around you!


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  2. jennyleach

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    Since low carbing I have lost my sweet tooth but I do occasionally make up some Hartleys low sugar jelly or keep a Hartleys 10 calories jelly in the fridge for those unexpected "sweet tooth moments". Best of luck
     
  3. victoria84

    victoria84 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    oooooh thank you for that jennyleach. I didnt think of sugar free jelly :thumbup:
     
  4. Anonymous

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    Childhood memories - enough to make you cry!

    ABC Alphabet Letters
    Jelly Beans
    Shrimps
    Pineapple Chunks
    Brown Gems
    Chocolate Buttons
    Candy Necklaces
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    Caramac
    Chewing Nuts
    Chocolate Coins
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  5. Anonymous

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    Hi, just noticed your reply. I am led to believe that the danger is in 'persistent high blood glucose', in other words consistently high levels over a long period. That's why I don't worry about individual meals. My weekly avg is 5.9 bG which includes some evening meals that are over the top. Being above the target for the odd meal for, say, 1-2 hours or so, doesn't constitute 'persistent high blood glucose' and so I see no point in testing before and after every meal. I am over the target for about 3 hours per day (post meals) as the rest of the day is fasting (10 hours) and pre-meals (11 hours). So I am within target 87% of each day (roughly). Hope my sums are right!!! :roll:
     
  6. kellibabi

    kellibabi · Well-Known Member

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    Hiya,

    I tend to go ont the avidlite website & get myself a few treats. They do no sugar (check the sweeteners though) & low carb goodies. I'm a big fan of the Atkins bars - good for curbing a chocolate craving!
     
  7. LittleWolf

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    Now pizza is one that has had me in the teens for hours afterwards :/

    Ugh.

    I second the jelly, it's a good one.
    Dark chocolate with mint might be preferable if you don't usually like dark.

    X


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  8. Anonymous

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    The pizza sent me over for a long while too! So glad I'm not celiac as well. Give me my gluten! 8)
     
  9. LittleWolf

    LittleWolf · Well-Known Member

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    What changed? How come it doesn't send your BG up anymore? Did you lose some weight and improve insulin resistance? I'm 110lbs so not sure how much I can lose now..


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  10. Anonymous

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    Was that question for me? Pizza does send my bG up. Hears a fun site re sugar-free retro sweets (not advertising, just reminiscing)

    http://www.aquarterof.co.uk/sugar-free-jelly-bears-p-349.html
     
  11. squeeze321

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    For some crazy reason I have a jar of pickled onions as a treat!!
    I have put myself on a medium carb diet (170g per day) and I was looking for a low fat, low carb treat!!!

    I may even progress to pickled eggs next week!! :lol:
     
  12. Anonymous

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    Halitosis here we come! :shock:
     
  13. victoria84

    victoria84 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you kellibabi i will have to take a look at that website :thumbup:
     
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    victoria84 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi littlewolf im just wondering if their is any particular brand? I didnt realise they did flavour dark chocolate :lol:
     
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    I would just like to thank everyone who has posted on this thread. I have now got some great ideas to try :D
     
  16. LittleWolf

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    Green and Blacks and Lindt do some interesting ones but a little pricy. Lidl has some nice cheaper foreign brands with different flavors too. Xxx

    Or you could get some silicon moulds from the £ shop and melt chocolate down to put what you like in. I've added peppermint oil, chili, sea salt, bits of dried cranberry, apple and cannabis >_> XD


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  17. Anonymous

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    I did that. Turned dark chocolates into hearts for her on Valentine's Day. But I added too much chilli and had to eat them myself! Grated ginger is nice.
     
  18. LittleWolf

    LittleWolf · Well-Known Member

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    Ginger! Second that one! I didn't have a boyfriend to hand on valentines day so I gave out ganja chocolate hearts to a few dear lady friends. Kept a few for nights of insomnia/stress too.

    Mmmn. Ginger. Fantastic for nausea and colds.

    Nom nom nom :3


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  19. Thommothebear

    Thommothebear Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The atkins bars are good, dark chocolate is fine and strangely, crystalised ginger seems ok for me too albeit in very small quantities


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  20. Anonymous

    Anonymous · Guest

    I used dark chocolate from LIDL ... no expense spared for her!!! 8) If you have a juice extractor you can juice a pile of ginger and keep the juice in a container in the fridge or freeze it into an ice cube holder for individual servings. It's great mixed with fizzy water or your favourite tipple! You must chop the ginger into fairly small lumps, otherwise it flies around the extractor like a hail of bullets ... it broke the lid of my extractor! There's such a 'clean' feeling about ginger when you've eaten or drunk it and it's supposed to be good for you.
     
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