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    Corn Tortillas vs Flour Tortillas for Diabetics

    Corn Tortillas vs Flour Tortillas for Diabetics There’s a lot of debate about whether flour or corn tortillas are healthier.  Some will say that flour are healthier if you eat wheat tortillas. I’ve always found it to the be the opposite.  If you’re a diabetic (like me), than corn tortillas, or tortillas de maíz, are the way to go. Why Corn Tortillas are Better for Diabetics Flour tortillas average about 18g carbs each and only 1g of fiber.  A meal…

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  • First morning after insulin during pregnancy

    First morning after insulin during pregnancy So, last night I had a 156 1 hour after dinner and this morning, my fasting was 92. Just a little high for both. Today…

  • Starting on Insulin during pregnancy

    Starting on Insulin during pregnancy I just took my first ever injection of insulin. I’m not a person who’s cool with needles. In fact, I can’t even watch them draw my…

  • Fine Tuning Gestational Diabetes with Glyburide

    Fine Tuning Gestational Diabetes with Glyburide My glucose numbers are improving. It’s been almost 3 weeks since I started with medication (Glyburide) on July 4th and I’m finally in the 80s…

  • Ketones, diabetes and pregnancy

    27 weeks and counting Ok, so I’ve never had to do this before, but this week I’m learning about Ketones. I’ve been testing every morning and it’s been all good except…

  • Getting enough protein when you’re diabetic

    26 weeks and counting So, I recently asked my friends on Facebook about what kinds of things I could eat in the mornings to get more protein with my breakfast without…