Oct 15, 2014

Marci’s Diy Diabetes Food Exchanges Guidelines

By |2018-07-09T15:06:46-04:00Updated: October 15th, 2014|General Information|0 Comments

Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are a macronutrient that turns completely into sugar within 1-2 hours. Below you will find 15 gram carbohydrate portions.

Starch carbohydrates – 15 grams of carbohydrates and approximately 80 calories:

  • 1/2 cup cooked cereal (ex: oatmeal), grain (ex: barley or kasha) or starchy vegetable (ex: peas, corn, beans, potatoes, winter squash like butternut or acorn)
  • 1/3 cup cooked […]
Oct 6, 2014

Daily Food & Exercise Log

By |2018-07-06T15:25:19-04:00Updated: October 6th, 2014|Diabetes Management, DIY Diabetes Articles|0 Comments

Keeping a food and activity log, as well as blood sugar records, is critical in determining our individual patterns. This will help to fine-tune your diabetes control. Try to keep up with these logs throughout the day if possible since, as human beings, we tend to truly or conveniently forget what we have consumed unless we […]

Oct 1, 2014

Avoid Low Blood Sugar While Drinking Alcohol when You Have Diabetes

By |2018-07-09T12:16:59-04:00Updated: October 1st, 2014|Diabetes Management, DIY Diabetes Articles|0 Comments

Alcohol is high in calories and has few nutrients. If you drink and this is approved by your doctor, please drink wisely and moderately. Moderate drinking is 1 drink per day for women (1 ounce liquor, 4 ounces wine or 12 ounces beer) and 2 drinks per day for men (2 ounce liquor, 8 ounces wine or 24 ounces beer).

Sep 30, 2014

Calorie Diets by Marci Sloane

By |2018-07-13T12:08:03-04:00Updated: September 30th, 2014|Diabetes Management, DIY Diabetes Articles|0 Comments

Marci’s 1,200 to 2,000 Calorie Diets

I’ve developed an easy way to plan your meals around calories. Although, these are especially designed for people who have diabetes, they are just plain healthy diets for anyone. I’ve included suggested foods and serving sizes for breakfast, lunch, dinners and snacks for an entire day for the following daily calorie […]

Sep 25, 2014

Marci Sloane’s 2000 Calorie Diet

By |2018-07-06T13:20:00-04:00Updated: September 25th, 2014|Diabetes Management, DIY Diabetes Articles|0 Comments

Breakfast

Carbohydrate Groups (Starch, Fruit, Milk)

Each carbohydrate food listed below is ONE serving (15 grams) of total carbohydrate. Please pick THREE servings (45 grams) from the carbohydrate groups listed below for breakfast. You may choose from one group or in any combination within the starches, fruits and milks. If you have 1/2 portions like 4 ounces of […]

Sep 25, 2014

Marci Sloane’s 1800 Calorie Diet

By |2018-07-06T13:16:11-04:00Updated: September 25th, 2014|Diabetes Management, DIY Diabetes Articles|0 Comments

Breakfast

Carbohydrate Groups (Starch, Fruit, Milk)

Each carbohydrate food listed below is ONE serving (15 grams) of total carbohydrate. Please pick THREE servings (45 grams) from the carbohydrate groups listed below for breakfast. You may choose from one group or in any combination within the starches, fruits and milks. If you have 1/2 portions like 4 ounces of […]

Sep 15, 2014

Marci Sloane’s 1600 Calorie Diet

By |2018-07-06T13:05:03-04:00Updated: September 15th, 2014|Diabetes Management, DIY Diabetes Articles|0 Comments

Breakfast

Carbohydrate Groups (Starch, Fruit, Milk)

Each carbohydrate food listed below is ONE serving (15 grams) of total carbohydrate. Please pick TWO servings (30 grams) from the carbohydrate groups listed below for breakfast. You may choose from one group or in any combination within the starches, fruits and milks. If you have 1/2 portions like 4 ounces of […]

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