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Old 03-14-2014, 10:48 PM   #69
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I have T2 diabetes and prior to diagnosis ate oatmeal frequently thinking it was a GREAT idea... NOT! For me, once I started testing, I found it significantly spikes my BS every time. Definitely try it, but definitely test to see how you react.

I find if I eat eggs and a bit of ham, I can also have two slices of toast (I always go with rye) and I DON'T get the spike I often get if I eat that same bread for lunch or a snack. I am pretty sure that having the eggs/protein really helps offset the BS spike. I have not tried eggs with oatmeal... Wonder if that might help?

I am very carb-sensitive and just cannot eat a typical size serving w/o a spike, so I really have to space them out in small amounts.

I did drop 40 pounds over the last year and haven't tried the oatmeal since the loss so perhaps it wouldn't be as much of a spike, but even with the loss, carbs still spike me more than I would like. But at least I am lots healthier!!

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