6 Bad Breakfasts for Blood Sugar
Most people already know that giant sticky buns and shiny croissants and danishes are full of empty calories and fast acting carbs. You probably also know that pancakes, waffles, and most breakfast cereals do a number on your blood sugar as well.
But there are also plenty of breakfast foods out there that are believed by many to be "healthy" choices .... that really aren't. Take a look.
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My diabetes is changing. Until a few years ago, my morning readings were reasonable and within the desired range of under 100 mg/dl. About two years ago, they started slipping upwards into the less-desirable but apparently not-worrisome range of 100-110 mg/dl. Now, this was what was recorded by my Abbott Freestyle Lite meter, which is known to record at the lower end of the home-glucometer variability range, but with my A1c firmly in the high 5s and low 6s, the meter's tendency to...