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“The Diabetes Bracelet” helps you count carbohydrate food intake at every meal which will help keep your blood glucose within target range. Keeping your blood glucose under control delays the progression of Diabetes and helps to prevent complications. "The Diabetes Bracelet” is a behavior modification tool – a constant visible reminder which is worn daily to encourage patients to make the right food choices at each meal. It is also a stylish “Medical ID” bracelet. Please wear “The Diabetes Bracelet” every day – You can count on it!
Questions and Answers about the Using the Diabetes Bracelet
Q: How do I count Pizza?
A: You can eat Pizza! 1/4 of a 12″ Pizza (2 Small Slices) is equal to approximately 3 Carbohydrate Servings. You can make this more filling by adding lots of Veggies, lean ground beef, Buffalo Chicken, or clams, etc. Remember it is the Pizza crust that will increase your blood glucose, not the veggies, cheese, or protein you add to it.
Q: Can I drink alcohol if I have diabetes?
A: “People with diabetes can include alcohol in their diet in a responsible way,” states Elizabeth Staum, M.S., R.D., of the Joslin Diabetes Center. (more…)
I developed the idea for “The Diabetes Bracelet” from my experience as a Registered Dietitian working with patients who have Type 2 Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes, and Gestational Diabetes. (more…)