Eating for Gestational Diabetes (continued)
Here is a sample menu for a day that includes 30-45 grams carbohydrates per meal and one snack with 15 grams carbohydrate.
Breakfast (30 grams carb)
- 1/2 cup oatmeal with 2 tablespoons toasted walnuts
- 1 cup milk
- 1 hard boiled egg
Snack (15 grams carb)
- 6 ounces yogurt
Lunch (45 grams carb)
Dinner (45 grams of carbs)
- 4 ounces pork tenderloin (see recipe on next page)
- 1 cup grilled vegetables (zucchini, peppers and tomatoes)
- 1/2 cup quinoa
- 1/2 cup plain yogurt with 3/4 cup strawberries
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Charlie’s 12-year anniversary with type 1 just passed and I still know nothing about this diabetes and why it hates us so much. As if to remind us that it was its anniversary, diabetes unleashed hell on Friday. Charlie was stranded well over 400 for hours and even tipped the scale at 580. Susanne pulled Charlie out of school and started what became a wartime exercise in futility. It was one of the worst blood sugar days we’ve had in years. ...