Ever wonder what it's like to travel with diabetes and low carb eating? Lisa has done it and challenged herself to pack no food or snacks for the long international flights and 10 days in Spain. How did it go? Did she have success? Read more here.
There are many factors that influence blood glucose spikes. Here we look at a few of those factors and how they can often work together to create unexpectedly hight blood glucose levels.
How does fruit affect your blood glucose control? Should you be eating it? What about the nutrients in fruit? The guide to Dr. Bernstein's recommendations regarding fruit.
I stopped at Whole Foods Market for the first time in years. What I found was overwhelming, beautiful, and expensive... but I did also find a few items I've been wanting to try. Here is my review of Lily's Chocolate, Epic Meat Bars and GimMe Seaweed Snacks.
Although protein isn't the main focus of LCHF, it's the most expensive. Here are a few ways that you can help to stretch your low carb grocery budget, while including the necessary protein. Do you practice all of these tips? What works best for you and your family?
Is being a control freak really a bad thing? What if I say that i don't really "control" my Type 1 Diabetes, but because of my controlled diet and corresponding small amounts of insulin, T1 Diabetes is somewhat self-regulating? Absolutely impossible? Read more....
For weeks, I suffered from varying degrees of dizziness, body weakness, headache and confusion. I had trouble finding the right words and concentrating on my writing. I felt absolutely helpless.
Of course I was thinking my problems were really serious. I was convinced I had a brain tumor or degenerative neurological issue. SOMETHING had to explain the symptoms I'd been experiencing.
What I eat on a daily basis has been documented both the diaVerge Facebook page, here in the food gallery, and within the post What I Eat- A Typical Day. Until now though, I've never published the exact metrics of my daily food consumption, or a week's average.
For the past 7 days, I weighed and tracked everything I ate.
PEOPLE OFTEN HAVE MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT WHAT TYPES OF FOODS THOSE OF US ON LOW-CARB DIETS CAN EAT. I want to share what I eat in a typical day and my insulin requirements. This will not be the same for everyone, but can serve as a guide if you are considering a low-carb diet for diabetes management.