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Have you fallen into the all-or-nothing trap where you eat perfectly one day and abandon healthful eating the next? Is a vacation or holiday a happy excuse to overindulge in foods that you?ve labeled as taboo?
 

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General recommendations from the ADA are to attain an A1C of less than 7%, but this is not the appropriate goal for everyone with diabetes. Like medications, diet, and physical activity, blood glucose goals must also be individualized. For some people with diabetes, an A1C of less than 6.5% is ideal, and for others a good goal is less than 8% or even 8.5%, according to a 2012 consensus report in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society and Diabetes Care.
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Food choices, physical activity, and medications work together to control your blood glucose. Self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) will show you how different foods, quantities of food, and physical activity all affect your blood glucose. It will also guide necessary changes. How often you should SMBG is individualized and will depend on your current level ... Blood Glucose Goals and Monitoring
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Do I have to give up foods with carbohydrates? Definitely not. Even if you wanted to, you could not avoid all carbohydrate because you would have nothing to eat other than pure animal protein and fat. Even broccoli, spinach and peanuts contain carbohydrates. To live healthfully and to prevent...
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If you have diabetes, keeping your blood glucose in a healthy range can be challenging. But it is worth the effort, because blood glucose control will help you prevent or delay the onset of diabetic complications such as eye, nerve, and kidney disease. Having your blood glucose levels in...