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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: 07-03-2020 00:15
  • 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
Hi VeeJay thanks for ur reply....
04-06-2016
16:57 - Santosh mentioned VeeJay in post LCHF and Meds
VeeJay, MaJoie, Thanks a lo...

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05-21-2016
20:48 - Emile quoted VeeJay in post Hi
High-carb and sugary foods ...
05-15-2016
14:35 - gmlandis quoted VeeJay in post Our Stories: Dealing with the challenges of diabetes
There's more to my situatio...
13:10 - gmlandis quoted VeeJay in post Our Stories: Dealing with the challenges of diabetes
.../or participate. VeeJay, this is what I am d...
05-12-2016
00:11 - Cricket quoted VeeJay in post Totally Random Chat Thread
Sleep deprivation is hard t...
05-09-2016
03:04 - patpuckett quoted VeeJay in post Taters and Eggs
... blood glucose. VeeJay recommends that stab...
00:30 - Bunjee quoted VeeJay in post What's for dinner...?
Bunjee - what was your bloo...
05-08-2016
03:40 - Wintercarlyle quoted VeeJay in post calories in LCHF
That thinking seems logical...
05-07-2016
00:48 - Bunjee quoted VeeJay in post Testing Guidelines?
Bunjee You'll find the m...
05-06-2016
17:06 - Cricket quoted VeeJay in post
05-05-2016
18:59 - pwatcher quoted VeeJay in post back on the wagon
You could average them and ...
15:43 - Cricket quoted VeeJay in post Totally Random Chat Thread
My pharmacy used to use a c...
02:10 - Bunjee quoted VeeJay in post New to forum
We're glad you joined us. Y...
05-03-2016
18:44 - ArthurBel quoted VeeJay in post Insuline medication?
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05-02-2016
17:25 - Cricket quoted VeeJay in post
04-25-2016
18:24 - Cricket quoted VeeJay in post Diabetes Forum Tools
CRICKET when I click on "t...
04-23-2016
14:50 - neohdiver quoted VeeJay in post I am doing something dumb
Well, I know from personal ...
04-22-2016
23:10 - Bounty quoted VeeJay in post Diabetes Forum Tools
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22:58 - Bounty quoted VeeJay in post Diabetes Forum Tools
You would be correct in thi...
22:44 - Cricket quoted VeeJay in post
04-21-2016
02:27 - MaJoie quoted VeeJay in post Latest oh-boy! gadget
Having a pitcher with the d...

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