Diabetics need to be careful about what they eat. There are some foods a diabetic shouldn’t eat, such as those with simple sugars in them or foods that are high in fat and calories. There are some good foods a diabetic can eat, however. When you next go shopping, consider using this diabetes food list in order to select foods that are good for you to eat and that won’t increase your blood sugar levels as much.
NATURAL INSULIN FIX Bitter melon (also known as bitter gourd) contains a hypoglycemic compound (a plant insulin) that is highly beneficial in lowering sugar levels in blood and urine. Bitter melon juice has been shown to significantly improve glucose tolerance without increasing blood insulin levels. JUICE RECIPE: * 1 medium-sized bitter gourd * 2 green apples * 1/4 slice lemon or 1/2 a lime * A thumb-sized piece of ginger (optional) http://juicing-for-health.com/health-benefits-of-bitter-go
A1C Chart - A1C Levels An A1C test indicates an average of the variations of your blood sugar or blood glucose levels over the past 2 to 3 months. Bayer's new A1CNow® SelfCheck system for at home diabetic A1C monitoring: a1cNow+ Value , estimated Average glucose (eAG): non-diabetic levels, monitor closely, elevated levels, in control, seriously elevated levels Chart of relation between A1C and blood-glucose: Optimal a1c level, good a1c level, nominal a1c level, slightly high a1c level, high…
Maintaining low blood sugar levels can be difficult for diabetic patients. While a low carb diet appears to be useful on the whole, there are also many foods shown to help. Either by lowering blood sugars and/or improving insulin sensitivity. For more information on each food, visit http://www.dietvsdisease.org/foods-lower-blood-sugars-diabetics/