GlucoMenu® Newsletter July 27 - August 2, 2009
Unsubscribe Click Here | Subscribe Click Here
GlucoMenu® Grilled Shrimp
1 lb. raw large shrimp or prawns
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup no salt added tomato sauce
1 t. black pepper
1/2 t. cayenne pepper
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 T. canola oil
E-mails to Christine:
Are Stevia sweeteners safe for someone who has diabetes?
Tip of the Week:
Keeping a blood sugar log (booklet or handheld device) can help with diabetes management.
1. Mix canola oil, tomato sauce, red wine vinegar, garlic and seasonings in a bowl.
2. Add shrimp and marinate in refrigerator for 1 hour. Place shrimp on BBQ skewers.
3. Place on grill. Heat until shrimp is pink or thoroughly cooked.
4. Serves 3.
Nutrition Facts per serving:
Calories: 253, Carbohydrate: 4 g, Fiber: 1 g, Fat: 12 g, Protein: 31 g, Sodium: 229 mg
A log can help you and your healthcare team understand how well your diabetes is being controlled and make any necessary adjustments.
GlucoMenu® Support Group:
In this issue:
- date & test time,
- blood sugar reading,
- food consumed, if testing after a meal - (note larger portions
than usual or alcohol consumed), and
- any notes regarding what could be impacting your blood sugar (ie:
feeling sick or just exercised).
1. Who remembers the first days?
2. Hello to all
3. Friend cannot afford test strips
4. Seeing a Dietitian
5. Looking for a diet plan
6. 2nd opinion
Featured Article: "What's the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes?"
Type 1 Diabetes is a less common form of diabetes, affecting 5-10% of cases. Those with Type 1 do not produce insulin and must inject the hormone. Type 2 Diabetes is much more common, affecting 90-95% of cases. People with Type 2 do produce insulin but the hormone is not very effective. Research is looking at lifestyle risk factors leading up to Type 2 diagnosis...
Type 1 versus Type 2
Include time to stretch before and after exercise.
Stretching before exercise helps to reduce risk for injury and increases range of
motion. Stretching after
exercise helps alleviate soreness and stiffness.
Several seasonings were recently added to Food Picker!
Shake n Bake Original Chicken Coating Mix
Mrs. Dash Original Blend
Old El Paso Fajita Seasoning Mix
Molly McButter Natural Butter
GlucoMenu® Food Picker v2.0 for Diabetics
I'm so excited... not only are my sugars coming into line, I've lost 5 lbs! I'm not "suffering" from the "diet blues" either. This is wonderful! Thanks for your help.
More Customer Reviews...