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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: 10-15-2019 21:11
  • Join Date: 01-01-2012
  • Referrals: 4

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07-10-2018
00:39 - VeeJay mentioned T-Dynamo in post New Guy
...s being closed. T-Dynamo Please start a new ...
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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
04:06 - VeeJay mentioned mbuster in post
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
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12-11-2017
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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.
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08-04-2019
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07-26-2019
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07-21-2019
15:57 - Nemo quoted VeeJay in post 30 Days on Keto & Gained a Pound
Here's another related arti...
07-18-2019
15:07 - alamogirl quoted VeeJay in post Weight Watchers (WW)
...nk you for the link VeeJay. I wonder what happ...
07-17-2019
23:51 - Nemo quoted VeeJay in post 30 Days on Keto & Gained a Pound
Did you mean LCHF? HCLF=hi...
07-16-2019
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07-15-2019
02:06 - robertprice quoted VeeJay in post Mysterious BG rise--panic? Or what can I change? I
Oh yes, stress! Thanks! ...
07-14-2019
17:33 - itissteve quoted VeeJay in post LCHF vs VEGAN
There is certainly no need ...
07-12-2019
15:07 - rsfletcher quoted VeeJay in post I forgot to give my shot last night
Oh gosh. Good thing you rem...
07-05-2019
14:40 - suznfine quoted VeeJay in post elevated C-peptide
suznfine - that is interest...
01:55 - suznfine quoted VeeJay in post elevated C-peptide
Insulin resistance is the h...
06-27-2019
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06-20-2019
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06-17-2019
01:32 - robertprice quoted VeeJay in post Has LCHF diet caused problems in other areas
I feel for you having to gi...
06-11-2019
04:25 - robertprice quoted VeeJay in post Salmon Marinade
Sounds good. And I love sal...
06-10-2019
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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...

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