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Advice for Type 2 diabetes blood sugar control?

Good morning!

I’m a Type 2 diabetic and would like some good advice on how to better control my blood sugar levels.

Sadly I still use sugar in my coffee and enjoy my gas cooldrinks… I know it’s bad and I need to stop, but it’s just so hard!

Any advice for me?

– Mustapha Almano

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  1. Hi Mustapha! It is hard, I know, but the good thing is that the more control you have over your diabetes, the healthier you feel – so it’s worth it, I promise!

    What I found helped with cutting out sugar in my coffee was to do it slow and ste…ady. So if you have 2 teaspoons of sugar at the moment, cut it down to 1.5 teaspoons for a week or so, and then down to 1 teaspoon, then half a teaspoon, then a quarter, and finally none. If you do it slowly it gives your tastebuds time to readjust. Coffee tastes great without sugar too!

    As for the cooldrinks, you know what I’m going to say… You have to go for the diet version! Cooldrinks are packed full of sugar, so you really have to move to the diet versions. It’s worth it – you’ll feel so much better once your sugar regulates.
    Let us know how it goes 🙂

  2. Gert Gert

    I use sugar replacement tabs in my coffee and drink sugar free sodas. Stick to Bournville for you chocolate fix and keep your eye on the health food section in the supermarket. Spar sells Tomato Sauce that is sugarfree. I also changed my diet to include big salad portions instead of the normal side foods.

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