Protein – The impact on blood sugar & training

I don’t know about you but when I was diagnosed with diabetes, the intelligent and well-meaning diabetes educators only really talked to me about how carbohydrates will effect my blood sugar. So naturally, I started off with the impression that all I had to do was count carbs and bolus to keep my blood sugarContinue reading “Protein – The impact on blood sugar & training”

Morning Workouts & the Dawn Phenomenon

The (dreaded) dawn phenomenon, if you haven’t experienced it yourself, is an early-morning rise in blood sugar (usually between 2 am and 8 am) in people with diabetes. This rise is caused by the liver releasing blood sugar in order to prepare the body for the day ahead.  In my experience, this makes the morningContinue reading “Morning Workouts & the Dawn Phenomenon”