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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: 10-19-2019 04:24
  • Join Date: 01-01-2012
  • Referrals: 4

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05-23-2016
14:02 - VeeJay mentioned SteakSauceCharlie in post re: morning blood sugar
SteakSauceCharlie I'm thinking that so...
05-16-2016
00:57 - VeeJay mentioned moon in post
05-05-2016
18:08 - VeeJay mentioned Bunjee in post Testing Guidelines?
Bunjee You'll find the mos...
04-26-2016
15:58 - VeeJay mentioned Cricket in post
04-25-2016
17:56 - VeeJay mentioned CRICKET2 in post Diabetes Forum Tools
CRICKET when I click on "too...
04-21-2016
16:00 - VeeJay mentioned DanteNXS in post Deleted Posts
13:55 - VeeJay mentioned Carbaholic in post My latest Dr. visit
Carbaholic I have found couple...
04-18-2016
00:10 - VeeJay mentioned Patdart in post How do you treat a cold?
...know about this? Patdart Can I ask what your...
04-14-2016
16:59 - sumitrocks2009 mentioned VeeJay in post Hi new member... Hba1c 4.6
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04-06-2016
16:57 - Santosh mentioned VeeJay in post LCHF and Meds
VeeJay, MaJoie, Thanks a lo...

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10-09-2016
06:13 - Papa Diva quoted VeeJay in post How do I determine which glucose test meter to get?
There is a wide range of pr...
10-01-2016
12:25 - smorgan quoted VeeJay in post 10 false things people say about low-carb/high-fat diets
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09-25-2016
01:09 - BDGoats quoted VeeJay in post Migraines?
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09-24-2016
19:18 - DDave quoted VeeJay in post Odd Fasting Readings
Many people find IF to be h...
09-22-2016
15:10 - Santosh quoted VeeJay in post My LCHF journey so far...
It's always good to hear fr...
09-11-2016
14:36 - gmlandis quoted VeeJay in post Latest lab results
Good for you. You're in the...
09-09-2016
16:06 - Katieboosmama quoted VeeJay in post Who is your furry friend.
My aunt had a pet hen. At t...
12:52 - DylanTucker quoted VeeJay in post What is Normal?
Melissa, did you find a sou...
09-07-2016
03:02 - Annageckos quoted VeeJay in post Hello
Do you drink coffee? Sever...
09-03-2016
19:45 - Moyerbiker quoted VeeJay in post Success with prediabetes
Welcome. It's nice to have...
09-02-2016
14:15 - Annageckos quoted VeeJay in post Hello
I'm sorry you're struggling...
08-31-2016
21:43 - Snorebaby quoted VeeJay in post I am the Hubby of Snorebabe
Eating to your meter method...
08-30-2016
14:28 - Andrew.Grigg quoted VeeJay in post Introduction
...address this? Hi VeeJay 3 years ago I went...
14:18 - Andrew.Grigg quoted VeeJay in post Feet Warning Signs
If you are keeping your BG ...
08-29-2016
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18:37 - Hearts Jounrey quoted VeeJay in post LCHF works for diabetics
thanks. good resource H...
08-26-2016
03:19 - Hearts Jounrey quoted VeeJay in post Only July 21, FDA approved DEXCOM CGM for insulin Dosing
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08-25-2016
20:39 - smorgan quoted VeeJay in post Anyone taken Holy Basil (tulsi) tea fo blood sugar?
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