Fasting #s to high? Now meds
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October 1st, 2013, 07:45 PM
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Seattle area, Washington
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I would say experiment with different combos of carb/protein for your snack. It's really different for everyone! Not all carbs are created equal.
My 3 cups of popcorn is actually equivalent to 1 carb, so I didn't raise or decrease my carb count when I made the switch from one snack type to another.
Another tip I had to try to get the fasting sugars a little lower was to have a straight protein middle of the night snack when you wake up at one point. I was doing peanuts for this, but that was before I was on the glyburide and it helped a little, but not enough - haven't done that since I started the meds though.
I had been having a glass of milk and/or juice in the middle of the night when I woke up. But now I think I have to stop.
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