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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: 08-21-2019 18:09
  • Join Date: 01-01-2012
  • Referrals: 4

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07-10-2018
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07-07-2018
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06-27-2018
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06-18-2018
19:59 - Lee_Bo mentioned VeeJay in post Certain food items and sugars help please
...auces but just like VeeJay said, everybody is d...
03-25-2018
22:45 - VeeJay mentioned rlbarkleyii in post Gout! Ouch!
rlbarkleyii Please cite the sou...
03-19-2018
13:55 - Cricket mentioned VeeJay in post Thread doesn't allow viewing 2nd page
...the thread either. VeeJay have you tried clear...
02-26-2018
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02-01-2018
20:35 - VeeJay mentioned NSDad126 in post Ketone Breathalyser Monitor
NSDad126 Yes, start a thread...
01-27-2018
22:58 - VeeJay mentioned NSDad126 in post Ketone Breathalyser Monitor
NSDad126 I stumbled across ...
12-20-2017
15:03 - VeeJay mentioned Cricket in post
12-11-2017
23:07 - VeeJay mentioned hftmrock in post
11-30-2017
16:29 - skypeace mentioned VeeJay in post Numbers Running Way Too High...
VeeJay and div2live Excell...
11-21-2017
14:32 - skypeace mentioned VeeJay in post fat
...hey dat do. LOL! VeeJay, thanks for the sear...
11-20-2017
08:44 - skypeace mentioned VeeJay in post fat
... for this post and VeeJay mbuster div2live tha...
11-16-2017
05:34 - skypeace mentioned VeeJay in post How Do You Handle Thanksgiving Dinner With Family?
...ategory. Awesome! VeeJay Thanks for the heads...
11-15-2017
16:11 - skypeace mentioned VeeJay in post Hi, from Connecticut.
VeeJay and itissteve Tha...
13:54 - VeeJay mentioned skypeace in post How Do You Handle Thanksgiving Dinner With Family?
skypeace Our Recipe section ...

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06-10-2019
15:36 - itissteve quoted VeeJay in post
01:30 - robertprice quoted VeeJay in post Ouch! Horrible spike on default food
You'd do better in the morn...
01:28 - Cassie2922 quoted VeeJay in post Instapot Cabbage and Sausage
Sounds good. That seems lik...
00:06 - robertprice quoted VeeJay in post Ouch! Horrible spike on default food
To interpret that 149 level...
06-09-2019
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03:39 - robertprice quoted VeeJay in post How long before BG drops?
Don't get too hung up on th...
05-13-2019
02:03 - smorgan quoted VeeJay in post Supplement: L-Glutamine Study
I think the "/d" means 30g ...
05-12-2019
22:29 - smorgan quoted VeeJay in post Supplement: L-Glutamine Study
The study indicated a 30g/d...
05-03-2019
12:58 - PhoenixFire quoted VeeJay in post High fasting glucose
Fasting BG will go down onc...
05-02-2019
17:06 - div2live quoted VeeJay in post Diabetic Dessert Ideas?
Make the "shortcake" into a...
04-26-2019
19:12 - etherea quoted VeeJay in post What Are You Having For Dinner?
Baked Lemon Butter Tilapia ...
04-15-2019
15:29 - BG83 quoted VeeJay in post Enzyme supplements
I'm curious how they are he...
04-11-2019
22:37 - smorgan quoted VeeJay in post What is considered to be a normal blood sugar
Other members here have tes...
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...

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