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  • About VeeJay
    Biography
    Retired and enjoying several craft-type hobbies. Volunteer a couple days a week at a church-based thrift store.
    Your Location
    Midwest USA
    Your experiences with diabetes
    I became diabetic at age 63. Immediately went on a low-carb diet (Atkins Phase I), lost 25 pounds and by the time I saw the diabetes educator my BG was under 140 (she looked a little puzzled but said nothing). I have been eating very low carb/high fat for over 6 years, which keeps my blood sugar low and stable, and has allowed me to lose the excess weight I carried around for too many years.

    I was diagnosed with gluten intolerance over a decade ago, along with some food sensitivities, eggs and milk being the worst. I had to make some major dietary changes back then, and found the need to eliminate a lot of carbs for diabetes not too traumatic, as I had "done" the Atkins diet before to treat reactive hypoglycemia. So this latest need to go back to low carb and eliminate the starchy gluten-free stuff wasn't difficult. So I did have immediate initial success in managing my blood sugar, which I've not strayed too far since.
    Diabetes Types
    2
    Diagnosis Year
    2010
  • Signature
    My low-carb recipe collection on Pinterest
    https://www.pinterest.com/VRStudio1/...light-recipes/
    70 yrs. Dx May 2010
    Diet controlled: VLC/HF
    BG steady with no highs or lows.
    A1C in the 5% range.
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    Gluten intolerant, sensitive to dairy & eggs.
    Eat no grains

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  • Last Activity: 09-17-2019 00:46
  • Join Date: 01-01-2012
  • Referrals: 4

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11-15-2017
13:54 - VeeJay mentioned skypeace in post How Do You Handle Thanksgiving Dinner With Family?
skypeace Our Recipe section ...
10-23-2017
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09-22-2017
00:56 - Cricket mentioned VeeJay in post New to Diabetes
...on, too. Dang it, VeeJay now I have to get of...
09-17-2017
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09-13-2017
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08-29-2017
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08-26-2017
18:48 - VeeJay mentioned Cricket in post
08-25-2017
21:17 - VeeJay mentioned Nugentjr87 in post chronic pain in neck to shoulder blade
Nugentjr87 This is, indeed, a ...
08-22-2017
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08-20-2017
14:19 - VeeJay mentioned smorgan in post My Ever Evolving KETO Coffee
Thanks smorgan I was wondering wha...
08-18-2017
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08-17-2017
21:58 - VeeJay mentioned Hillary Clinton in post almost president
Hillary Clinton What have you been ...
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08-15-2017
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08-08-2017
15:50 - VeeJay mentioned meme4u2 in post Dr Bernstein inaccuracies
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04-11-2019
22:25 - itissteve quoted VeeJay in post
21:27 - moosha quoted VeeJay in post Carbs in dairy products
What a ludicrous statement....
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16:18 - smorgan quoted VeeJay in post What is considered to be a normal blood sugar
For comparison, non-diabeti...
04-01-2019
18:22 - jammer quoted VeeJay in post what next
500mg/day isn't very much. ...
03-27-2019
17:40 - smorgan quoted VeeJay in post High LDL can be GOOD for you
Unfortunately, the knee-jer...
03-25-2019
14:06 - PhoenixFire quoted VeeJay in post Messed up
I'm so sorry that you're ha...
03-21-2019
16:38 - higgledy quoted VeeJay in post Testing pain
One more thing... dial the ...
03-14-2019
23:41 - Richard157 quoted VeeJay in post Type 1 for 73 Years
Glad to be back!! So much h...
03-13-2019
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03-05-2019
19:33 - Team-zr1 quoted VeeJay in post Stunned and Dumb on this
Thanks VeeJay So it was OK wit...
18:57 - Team-zr1 quoted VeeJay in post Stunned and Dumb on this
OK VeeJay and other type 2 pro...
17:46 - itissteve quoted VeeJay in post Stunned and Dumb on this
...f the fancier meals VeeJay linked to in the Die...
16:41 - Team-zr1 quoted VeeJay in post Stunned and Dumb on this
Morning Veejay So if I get it r...
00:57 - Team-zr1 quoted VeeJay in post Stunned and Dumb on this
So how many times a day do ...
03-04-2019
23:56 - Team-zr1 quoted VeeJay in post Stunned and Dumb on this
...t was for me. OK Veejay, thanks Well tha...
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21:14 - Team-zr1 quoted VeeJay in post Stunned and Dumb on this
Hi VeeJay Thanks for replyin...
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