Diabetes is a disease that affects the bodies blood sugar. Blood sugar that is too high, causes specifici issues like dry mouth. Carbs also make blood sugar go up. People with diabetes need a healthy diet. Protein shakes are sometimes an option, but have artificial ingredients that amount to the body creating waste. Most shakes are either powdered or ready to drink. Protein drinks can cause blood sugar to skyrocket.
- It is best to spread protein intake throughout the day and a protein shake could be an option for a meal on the go.
- There are different types of protein shakes and people with diabetes should be careful to avoid those with sugar or sweeteners
- People with diabetes should also limit consumption of white bread and quick digesting carbohydrates.
“High blood sugar levels over time can damage the eyes, kidneys, nerves, and blood vessels.”