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Re: [IP] rice cakes



I have found that rice cakes run my bgs higher than I
would expect as well.  I have only been eating them
recently, so I am trying out the boluses for them. 

--- liz <email @ redacted> wrote:
> call me crazy, but i really like the quaker savoury
> tomato & basil rice
> cakes (don't know if you have the same thing in the
> u.s., but if you don't,
> you're missing out!).  anyway, they've got 8.5 grams
> of carbs per cake (and
> it would be pretty fast acting, as they are rice
> based), so i'll have 2,
> bolus for the 17 grams, and still in a couple hours,
> my bg's are higher than
> i would think they should be.  another hour or two
> and they drop.
> made bran muffins yesterday, but realized hours
> after eating one that i
> didn't bolus for the raisins i'd added to the
> muffins.  whoops.  not big big
> whoops, but whoops.
> 
> do remember, i've only been pumping insulin for a
> week, so i'm getting the
> hang of things, and there's a lot more to learn.
> this is just another adventure in learning the
> proper amount to bolus for
> things.
> 
> on a bright note though, today was canadian
> thanksgiving, which means (in
> our family) turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes,
> cranberry sauce (homemade,
> not canned), carrots, broccoli, gravy, and pumpkin
> pie.  i guess i bolused
> the correct amount, since when i did the checks
> after dinner (not
> immediately after of course), the bg's were normal.
> it was funny though, since i was really enjoyed
> being able to eat a little
> more potato (i did skip the rolls though), but my
> mother was giving me weird
> looks.  maybe it was about the gravy.  i'm not sure.
>  considering that i did
> most of the work on the meal, i think i was
> entitled.
> 
> tomorrow will be a day of bran muffins, turkey,
> carrots and broccoli.  and
> cranberry sauce.  :)
> 
> happy gobble gobble.
> 
> liz - ottawa
>
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