Firstly, ensure you monitor your blood sugar and discuss your insulin and medications with your GP or diabetes specialist.
Low GI carbs will keep you going through your workout, but still assist weight maintenance. These include wholegrain breads and cereals, as well as fruits like apples, peaches and apricots.
Adding protein to snacks like low-fat dairy, nuts and seeds will slow down the speed of the absorption of sugars into your blood and hopefully keep you going for longer.
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Kristen Beck is a registered nutritionist, health scientist, lecturer, mum of three and the director of beckhealth.com.auExperts aren't able to answer questions personally. Not all questions will be selected for print.