Bread, especially white bread, is heavy on sugar-raising carbohydates. Today, go open-face with your sandwiches and halve your bread intake. Feeling really adventurous? Try going bunless with that burger or sandwich, using a lettuce wrapper to hold together the fixin's. Test your blood sugar after your breadless meals and you'll notice the difference.
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Years before I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, The Other Half came out of a doctor's appointment with a diagnosis of "borderline diabetes" and an ADA exchange diet sheet. His health insurance agency followed up on the diagnosis with a glucometer and test strips. After a year or so of trying to follow the diet plan and test his glucose levels, things appeared to be back in "normal" range, and stood there until a couple of years after my own diagnosis. Shortly...