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living well with food and diabetes

Updated on August 27, 2013

Banana Cream Pie for diabetics

This pie is a diabetic pie but it has all the flavor of a regular lemon meringue pie please try and enjoy
This pie is a diabetic pie but it has all the flavor of a regular lemon meringue pie please try and enjoy | Source

living well with food and diabetes


More people are making personal choices about sugar consumption. According to research conducted in 2007 by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation, 70 percent of Americans are concerned about the amount of sugar they consume and 71 percent say they are trying to consume less sugar. Whether you simply prefer to eat less sugar or you're watching your carbohydrate intake due to conditions such as diabetes,


If you have diabetes, your health care provider should tell you what your blood sugar, or blood glucose, levels should be. Keeping track of blood gloucose levels and making sure they stay within the range is critical. Talk to your health care provider about how often you should check your blood glucose levels and what type of glucose meter you should use.


Watch For Sighs Of Low Blood Glucose

The following symptoms may be signs that your blood glucose level is too low;


Hunger,Nervousnes, Shakiness, Perspiration, Dizziness, Light-Hheadedness, Sleepness, Confusion, Difficulty speaking and feeling tired, irritable of confuseed when you wake up


Programs can help you live well.

There are programs that can help you manage your condition and live well.You can mamage diabetes by keeping blood glucose levels in check.To learn more, just send me a e-mail to thehandicappedchef@gmail.com and I will forward you more information. Just remember to keep your glucose level on target, set your blood glucose goals with your health care provider or health care team.


Quick Fixes


Talk to your health care provider about what you should do

if your blood glucose level is too low. He or she may suggest that you try one of the following foods to quickly raise your blood glucose:

.1/2 cup or 4 ounces of fruit juice

.1/2 cup or 4 ounces of a regular soda ( not diet)

.1 cup or 8 ounces of milk

.5 or 6 pieces of hard candy

.1 or 2 teaspoons of sugar or honey


DIABETES CAN BE TREATED

People with diabetes can have low blood glucose, or hypoglycemia. Hypoglycemia can come on quickly. but it can be treated to bring blood glucose levels back to normal just follow your doctors orders .

enclosed is a nice diatetic recipe for you to try its Banana Cream Pie with Oatmeal Coconut Crust made with Murray Sugar Free Cookies I know you will love it.


Banana Cream Pie with Oatmeal Coconut Crust made with Murray Sugar Free Cookies

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Servings: 8

Ingredients
20 Cookies Murray® Sugar Free Oatmeal2 tablespoons flaked coconut1/2 teaspoon cinnamon3 tablespoons light margarine, melted2 3/4 cups cold fat-free milk1/2 teaspoon coconut extract (optional)2 packages (4-serving size) vanilla flavor sugar-free, fat-free instant pudding & pie filling1 large banana1 1/2 cups frozen fat-free non-dairy whipped topping, thawed

Directions
1. Finely crush cookies. In small bowl combine cookies, coconut and cinnamon. Add margarine. Toss to coat. Press on bottom and sides of 9-inch pie plate lightly coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake at 350°F for 8 minutes. Cool completely.

2. In large bowl combine milk and coconut extract, if desired. Add pudding mix. Beat with wire whisk about 2 minutes or until thickened. Pour half of pudding mixture into crust. Slice banana on top. Pour remaining pudding mixture over banana. Spread whipped topping over all. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes. Garnish as desired. Store in refrigerator.


EXCHANGES: 1 1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 milk, 1 fat


healty information and good eating rolled up in one.

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