Re: High Blood Sugar in Evenings
What times in the evening is high? After dinner or before bedtime? What is your am blood sugar before you eat? The novolog mix 70/30 has a dosing card that shows how many units to add depending on the blood sugar opposite the pre-meal. Keep a good log so you can learn what certain foods do to your sugar levels. With this info you can help yourself and your sugar levels.
The key is to lower blood sugars and figure out what causes your blood sugars to go up. Its more of an art than a science. Just be patient and keep lots of notes.
Like Linda said you may help your levels by limiting your carbs at dinner....keep this in mind...
We need carbs, good carbs, 100% of carbs raise blood sugar but the good ones do it slower and within reason...good carbs are fruits & veggies. Bad carbs turn quickly to sugar and make our blood sugars SPIKE- juice, non grain breads (white), chips, anything that comes in a box...
50% of proteins and 10% of fats are responsible for blood sugars.
If your 2 hr after dinner tends to be high try a dinner of fish or chicken w/ veggies. Having a small salad w/ dressing before or after the meal is great. Use regular dressing as the fat in the dressing helps you feel full. Drink lots of water.
Good health to you!