Whether it’s been a long day at work or some friends want to meet up for dinner, going out to eat is always a go-to option because it’s easy, it’s quick, and it’s fun. But, is it healthy for someone diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes? Yes, with the right dietary and blood glucose tracking in place eating out has become much easier for diabetics. Here are some helpful diabetes tips to make sure you’re sticking to your meal plan:
It’s a good idea to think about when you’ll eat as well as what you’ll eat ahead of time. This will ensure you’re making the healthiest decision and you can avoid problems with hypoglycemia.
Avoid Hidden Sugars
Aside from carbohydrates, there are many other sources of excess sugars, they tend to be more or less hidden in beverages, sauces and dressings. It’s best to avoid dishes with sweet ingredients all together. For now, enjoy the option of freshly squeezed lemon juice on your next salad.
More Helpful Diabetes Tips: Start Tracking Your Restaurants
The advantage of smartphone technology, allows you to have a the best diabetes app tools available at your fingertips. The SugarCube diabetes app makes it easy to find the best places to eat that fits your healthy lifestyle.
- After eating at the same location several times the diabetes app will show you your average Blood Glucose levels per that restaurant.
- Review your average Blood Glucose levels from your favorite café or restaurants.
- Keep a list of all restaurants/dining options available at your fingertips.
Start managing your diabetes more accurately and efficiently, and start accepting those dining invites! You’re entitled to live a normal, healthy lifestyle too.
Now that you have these helpful diabetes tips, give the SugarCube diabetes tracker app a try today and easily monitor your blood glucose level. Download it from The App Store