6 Strategies for Better Blood Sugar After Meals
If you have type 2 diabetes, monitor the blood sugar impact of what you eat, and make tweaks to improve readings.
Controlling type 2 diabetes requires spot-checking blood sugar, including after you eat. "The highest blood sugars of the day tend to be after meals," says Richard Siegel, MD, an endocrinologist and co-director of the Diabetes and Lipid Center at Tufts Medical Center. Blood sugar spikes - temporary high readings - after meals can be hard on heart health.