Many over-the-counter medications, such as cough syrup and antacids, contain sugar, which can create a problem in controlling your blood glucose levels. Read the labels and look for medications that are labeled "sugar-free. Or ask you doctor or pharmacist for recommendations.
Reviewed by Francine Kaufman, MD. 4/08
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Holidays are tricky, no? Between managing diabetes among massive amounts of junk food, managing stress to manage bloodsugar among (sometimes) massive amounts of family squabbling, shopping stress and the like, and trying to get enough sleep and exercise in the cold winter months - it's a lot to handle. So I've got a two tier plan to keep bloodsugars at bay this year. Tier one - diet and exercise. Typically, at this time of year I do what I call the nutrition and gym...