The topic of Day 5 of the Diabetes Blog Week 2015 is about food choices and carb intake. For diabetics, lowering their carb intake can not only help them be healthier physically, but can really help their blood sugars not exhibit incredible swings. In addition, it can help them save money by using less insulin than they would have previously.
- Author is dieting and keeping track of diet.
- Author had 6 meals throughout the day.
- Author is not a very good dieter, he is drinking diet coke, beers, and eating out.
“We have been trying to eat healthier and tone down our carb intake, a combination of overall interest in just losing weight and being healthy but also for me to navigate blood sugar swings that so often accompany carb-saturated meals.”