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Re: [IP] Caffeine and BG



I was once part of a study at the Univ. of Va. where they discovered that
coffee does not raise blood sugars.  This was around 1985.

Sally
On Tue, 16 Dec 1997 18:48:24 EST TAtigger <email @ redacted> writes:
>Ok, here is an odd one for you.  I had a coffee with 2 g carbs from 
>creamer (
>nondairy) and 25 g CHO from hot chocolate -- chocolate coffee, to 
>treat a bg
>of 63.  It was 1 and 1/2 hours til lunch.  Before lunch, my bg was 
>214.  So
>what happened here.  The dietician at the doctor's office claims that 
>caffeine
>raises the bg.  I have noticed that my 2g CHO coffee in the afternoon 
>usually
>does coincide with a rise in bg ( this is NOT the chocolate coffee I 
>used for
>the low, though )  I figure my bg should have hit 150 max.  
>So....anyone have
>any thoughts about this?  
>
>Thanks Terri
>