Sugar free biscuits seem the worst, I spike more than eating real biscuitsApart from the fact that most are just as bad by using a sweetener your palate won’t get used to no sugar!
Within a few weeks of giving up sugar in tea I found that I couldn’t take it even if accidentally!
I have one exception when camping out I use three in one sachets and that one sugar really gives me a morning lift!
Many artificial sweeteners are worse than sugar but for different reasons so it’s better to burn your bridges with it!
Baking in our place can be bland but we try different things and go savoury over sweet if it’s an option
I'm a bit taken aback at that. I thought the UK had free medical care across the board.Does it bollocks, like. Bastards.
It is the same in England..I'm a bit taken aback at that. I thought the UK had free medical care across the board.
In Ireland Diabetes is a serious illness which gets one a Serious Illness Book. Yes an actual book in which they stick all your prescriptions and you get them free. Any thing you can connect to Diabetes is covered including test sticks, insulin, blood pressure meds, cholesterol meds and the little blue pills.
Diabetic nurse specifically warned me off trying to treat it with low carb diet books and claims made by such. She reckoned that doing so would make me very ill.
Three years of screwing around with the medication hasn't helped a great deal, radical lifestyle changes haven't changed anything much either.
Over three years I've managed to redce my blood sugar from treble what it should be down to merely double.
I'm on three monthly reviews with the next in a couple of weeks