Try cutting unwanted calories and carbohydrates out of your diet by swapping full sugar drinks like soda and juice for more diabetes-friendly options. Diet soda, fruity seltzers, and sugar-free powdered drink mixes are just a few fizzy and flavorful choices available at your grocery story. It's an easy way to make a huge difference in your blood sugar control.
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One of my ongoing dietary issues has been one of protein. Right after diagnosis, I ran a bit scared of all of the "excess protein kills the kidneys" lines and into the old-school health-foods' "you don't need as much protein as you think you do" train of thought. Combined with the calorie and sodium restrictions of my initial diabetes diet, a move away from animal-based proteins because of my cholesterol levels, and a medication which seemed to block nutrient...