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Fruits for Diabetics: It’s Total Carbs That Count

One myth that many new diabetics embrace is the idea that fruits are off-limits. While it’s true that fruits are higher in natural sugar than most vegetables, fruits are also a good source of fiber, which helps to moderate the rise in blood sugar that occurs after a meal. On the other hand, some fruits are naturally low in sugar and may be a better choice, since you can eat more of them. What are the best diabetic-friendly fruits?

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Kimberly’s Story (Diabetes)

April, 2012. I became extremely sick. I thought it was a bad flu. I couldn’t keep anything down, not even small sips of water. I was taken to the ER. My blood glucose level was 440+. I had a stroke because I wasn’t able to keep anything down including my …

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Mari’s Story (Diabetes)

Hello my name is Mari Wilson and I was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of 10 years old. I was in a diabetic coma for three weeks. The doctors didn’t think I would wake up or even make it through, but my mom had faith in God. I did …

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Lori’s Story (Diabetes)

I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, requiring daily dose of insulin since 1969. I am now 49 years old, and kicking ass. Having had diabetes for 44 plus years hasn’t slowed me down much. I have lost sight in one eye, but I don’t miss it after about 20 …

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Natalie’s Story (Diabetes)

I am a 35 year old single mother of two. I am diabetic and also suffers from high blood pressure. I have faced two mini strokes since 2011. I recently worked two jobs to support my children but I resigned my part time job due to my illness. I have …

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Niyela’s Story (Diabetes)

Hi world. I’m Niyela, better known as MooShoo. I’m fighting like a girl against Type 1 Diabetes. I’m six years young and was diagnosed at the age of four. My mom gives me four to six shots a day so that I may thrive.         Niyela Illinois …

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