Why is balancing your blood sugar level important?

Answer Eating a low GL diet helps keep your blood sugar level stable and is the key to weight loss, long term health and prevention / management of diabetes.

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When a friend of mine was told she had diabetes her blood sugar was 22. What was your sugar level?

There are different ways of measuring blood sugar. Those in the US use mg/dl. Others use mmol/l. A blood sugar of 22 mmol/l is equivalent of 396 mg/dl (to convert, you multiply it by 18). My husban... Read More »

My blood sugar level is 8.6 what is the normal level?

under 6. People in US use mgl and under 110 (or 100 depending on who you ask) is normal. In other countries they use mmol, hence the reading of 8.6. It's not just the poster that needs educating!!!... Read More »

Why is Blood Sugar Important?

Blood sugar functions as fuel to the brain and also as a supplier of quick energy to the cells.

What is the level of blood sugar?

Your body typically converts the food you eat into energy you use. It does this by changing the food into sugar and releasing it into your bloodstream. Then insulin transports the sugar from your b... Read More »