Skip to content
Oatmeal
avatar
dteresa posted:
I just noticed on WebMD answers, the question--is oatmeal good for diabetes and was very surprised that doctor Dansinger recommends cold cereal but not oatmeal.

Every morning for breakfast I have a big bowl of Quaker Old Fashioned oats with half a jar of Paul Newman Mild Salsa (lowest sodium salsa I could find). Sometimes for my forth meal at around 8 in the evening I have a big bowl of oatmeal as I did last night and the night before. This morning my blood sugar was 76 and the day before the fasting was 74, My HbA1c is 5.4, I suspect it will be lower next time it is checked because of a bit more weight loss. I am on no meds and have been T2 for more than 20 years. However, I eat no added fats, meat, dairy eggs or refined foods and I think his admonition to eat no fats if you eat starches is a good one.

Didi
Reply


Helpful Tips

A Diabetes Reversal StoryExpert
Many people understand that they can probably improve their diabetes by eating right and exercising, but figuring out how to make it ... More
Was this Helpful?
76 of 147 found this helpful

Expert Blog

Conquering Diabetes - Michael Dansinger, MD

Dr. Michael Dansinger provides thoughtful tips for those with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes who want to reclaim their health...Read More

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.