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Physical Activity

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.

May 2017 — 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.

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