← Return to New diagnosis of Diabetes; want to improve by evening habits

Discussion
Comment receiving replies
@chocolate5lover

We have some things in common–my A1C was over 11 when they found my diabetes 6 years ago. I, too, am pretty active; walking 5 days a week, 150 minutes total. And, I also love to have late-night snacks. Since you are retired nurse, you could easily understand a book I will recommend to you, it is called Understanding Diabetes by–H. Peter Chase 11 edition. It has a picture of the cartoon character The Pink Panther on it, but make no mistake about it, it is an excellent book. My wife is a PNP, and this book came highly recommended by a doctor at her hospital. Try to limit your late-night snack to 15 carbs and 7 grams of protein–that is what the book recommended. Anymore and you will see it rise a whole lot the next morning. I sometimes have 30 carbs for a late-night snack, but always "forget" to check the next morning–o.k., I "forget" on purpose, because it will be very high. Best of luck to you my friend. Will keep you in my prayers!

Jump to this post


Replies to "We have some things in common--my A1C was over 11 when they found my diabetes 6..."

Thank you for the info. on the book, and the suggestion for following my nighttime carbs. I am working hard at getting this disease under control.

  Request Appointment