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RCG liked post by VeeJay On thread : Low carb high fat dietWhat you eat is not the issue, but how well you are managing your diabetes. We promote "eat to your meter" and, if your meter says you're blood sugar is staying below 140 at all times, even 1hr after...Liked On: 03-02-2016, 01:23
Posted On: 03-02-2016, 01:00RCG liked post by mbuster On thread : Continuous LowsI don't see mention of fats in your diet, natural fats are healthy and required to support life, so is protein, but carbs you can do without many. Fats do not make you fat, despite all the hoopla...Liked On: 02-29-2016, 15:45
Posted On: 02-29-2016, 04:22RCG liked post by RobertIA On thread : It Is A Pleasure To Meet You!Another point I have noticed. When the weekend comes, people from VS are determined not to give up their weekend. Because diabetes does not take a holiday and we must manage our diabetes 24/7/365,...Liked On: 02-29-2016, 13:18
Posted On: 02-29-2016, 06:08RCG liked post by smorgan On thread : Interesting treatment for T1Was there a particular reason you wanted to eat low-fat? When you cut carbs, you still need cellular energy. There are only two possible alternatives. The first is free fatty acids and/or ketones...Liked On: 02-27-2016, 16:18
Posted On: 02-27-2016, 16:07RCG liked post by Granny Shanny On thread : It Is A Pleasure To Meet You!Hello Cricket. So do you eat to your meter? Testing before the meal, at the 1-hour interval postprandial, and again at the 2-hour interval postprandial?Liked On: 02-26-2016, 18:56
Posted On: 02-25-2016, 21:35RCG liked post by VeeJay On thread : New member/newly diagnosed.FYI - glycemic index wasn't designed for diabetics. All it tells one is that X food will break down into glucose either slowly or fast. It is more helpful for a diabetic to look at total carb...Liked On: 02-25-2016, 17:13
Posted On: 02-25-2016, 16:56RCG liked post by MaJoie On thread : New member/newly diagnosed.We don't actually need any carbohydrates. Metformin helps with insulin resistance, helps our body use the insulin it produces. As long as you are not taking insulin or one of the drugs that forces...Liked On: 02-25-2016, 03:08
Posted On: 02-25-2016, 03:02RCG liked post by moon On thread : How many times do you test a day?Good question, VeeJay - I'd be open to it, but insurance would likely never approve. Still, you've tickled my brain on this, and I'll explore. Am having an interesting experiment, and will post...Liked On: 02-25-2016, 01:27
Posted On: 02-25-2016, 01:03RCG liked post by John.in.France On thread : How many times do you test a day?Kathryn, You're not alone with that peeve! Particularly when someone is newly diagnosed, it is essential that they can monitor how their blood sugar varies over the day. One of our newer...Liked On: 02-24-2016, 20:56
Posted On: 01-29-2016, 11:45RCG liked post by Kathryn Mc On thread : How many times do you test a day?I don't know how "they" get away with this malpractice. For me, it's Medicare and MONEY. My doctor says ten times a day, but Medicare won't approve it. I assume either they think I'm selling them (ha...Liked On: 02-24-2016, 20:56
Posted On: 01-29-2016, 11:31RCG liked post by Steve3129 On thread : Insulin Newbie - on steroids - need help!Actually no. These ratios affect the amount of insulin you take to return your BS to normal. If 1 unit of insulin reduces your BS reading by 10 points and your current reading is 150, you'd take 5...Liked On: 02-24-2016, 19:14
Posted On: 02-24-2016, 16:01RCG liked post by David Burke On thread : Hi, I'm newyes. Way too many per meal. Cut that 20 per meal to 20 per day and you'll see lots of improvementLiked On: 02-20-2016, 23:33
Posted On: 02-20-2016, 15:42RCG liked post by skb On thread : Hi, I'm new10-15 would be even better. You could search the forum or Google for Dr Bernstein's Law of Small Numbers. Did the hospital check you for GAD 65 antibodies before pronouncing you Type 1 ?Liked On: 02-20-2016, 23:32
Posted On: 02-07-2016, 03:29RCG liked post by mbuster On thread : Hi, I'm newHi Michelle, welcome to the forum. Type 2 here so no real life experience on the insulin to comment on. Like you, from reading on the forum, I learned that those with experience know sliding...Liked On: 02-20-2016, 23:31
Posted On: 02-06-2016, 23:44RCG liked post by VeeJay On thread : Hi, I'm newWelcome We're always glad when this forum is helpful. The collective knowledge of the members here is awesome. Can you tell us a bit more about what your present blood glucose (BG) levels are...Liked On: 02-20-2016, 23:31
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