Fats Can Affect Your Blood Sugars

There is so much focus on bad carbs and sugars when trying to  control your blood sugars.  However, an often overlooked and highly misunderstood food component is FATS.  Research has shown that fats can affect your blood sugars! One study analyzing the effects of fats and blood sugars was published in July 19, 2016 had some…

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Carbs: There Is More To It Than Just Counting Carbs

When you completed your diabetes self management class, they discussed counting carbs and gave you guidelines on how much of these carbs you can have per meal. I want to take this information you learned  to a deeper level because the TRUTH is, not all carbs are created equal and looking just at the  nutritional…

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Why Having A Health Coach is Not Too Expensive!

Many times during my initial consultation with clients, they say they don’t have the money to pay for a health coach. What I try to point out is this is an investment in YOURSELF.. your health and the health of your baby! As women, we tend to put our needs aside, however investing in your…

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Eating Out Without Spiking Your Blood Sugars

Cooking and preparing every single meal each day is just not that realistic.  We are all busy with hectic schedules.  So how do you eat out and still stay on track with eating the right foods that won’t spike blood sugars? Luckily, many restaurants now include a few healthy choices on their menus.  You still…

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What You Need to Know About Taking Medication for Gestational Diabetes

First I want to write a disclaimer.  I am in no way trying to scare anyone about taking medications. And I am not trying to tell you to stop taking medications. It isn’t a big secret that there are side effects with taking any type of medication.  In the United States, all commercials and ads…

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How to Know if A Recipe is OK to Use

When I was writing my E-Book Manage Gestational Diabetes Naturally I discovered that online and in the book stores there are so many recipes to choose from…  healthy recipes, recipes from popular diet programs, and even “Diabetic Friendly”  recipes.   But are these recipes right for someone with  Gestational Diabetes? Finding recipes can be just as…

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A Surprise Ingredient That Keeps You Craving Sugars!

Sugar is not the only culprit affecting blood sugars.  Eating foods with any type of flour will raise blood sugars.  You will often see commercials and ads that promote “whole wheat breads” as a healthier substitute for WHITE flour products. But are you finding that you are STILL having trouble lowering or controlling your blood…

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The ONE TRICK that Just Might Solve Your High Morning Fasting Readings

  One of the biggest frustration for pregnant women with Gestational Diabetes is struggling with high morning fasting readings.  Some days your readings may be fine… other days it is not.  Unfortunately, this is part of why Gestational Diabetes is such a complex condition… and not exactly like Type 2 Diabetes. From my research in…

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How to Naturally De-Stress and Lower Those Blood Sugars!

It is more common to hear about stress raising your blood PRESSURE, but studies have shown that stress can also raise blood SUGARS.  This is important to know when you have Gestational Diabetes, because right now you want to do everything you can to keep your blood sugar under control.  Both happy stress with the…

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Getting Control of Your Blood Sugars

Many times when women get diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes, they get scheduled to attend a diabetes orientation a few weeks out and are told in the meantime to keep their carb intake below XXg, They go home not knowing what just hit them and with very little guidance on exactly HOW to keep their carb…

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