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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: 01-20-2020 04:21
  • Join Date: 01-01-2012
  • Referrals: 4

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05-23-2016
15:02 - VeeJay mentioned SteakSauceCharlie in post re: morning blood sugar
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05-16-2016
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05-05-2016
19:08 - VeeJay mentioned Bunjee in post Testing Guidelines?
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04-26-2016
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04-25-2016
18:56 - VeeJay mentioned CRICKET2 in post Diabetes Forum Tools
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04-21-2016
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14:55 - VeeJay mentioned Carbaholic in post My latest Dr. visit
Carbaholic I have found couple...
04-18-2016
01:10 - VeeJay mentioned Patdart in post How do you treat a cold?
...know about this? Patdart Can I ask what your...
04-14-2016
17:59 - sumitrocks2009 mentioned VeeJay in post Hi new member... Hba1c 4.6
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04-06-2016
17:57 - Santosh mentioned VeeJay in post LCHF and Meds
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04-20-2016
13:50 - svets quoted VeeJay in post Blood Glucose Monitors?
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07:14 - glwilso8 quoted VeeJay in post Eat-to-your-meter testing method
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04:12 - Cricket quoted VeeJay in post My latest Dr. visit
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04-14-2016
02:04 - glwilso8 quoted VeeJay in post Saturated fat - study
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04-13-2016
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04-09-2016
16:37 - neohdiver quoted VeeJay in post Fasting for blood sugar control and/or weight loss
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04-08-2016
22:05 - glwilso8 quoted VeeJay in post type2 diabetics is reversible
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00:05 - Cricket quoted VeeJay in post Dealing With Doctors
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04-07-2016
19:46 - WV Mom quoted VeeJay in post What was your fasting blood sugar this morning?
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04-05-2016
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04-04-2016
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04-03-2016
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04-01-2016
17:07 - Santosh quoted VeeJay in post New here.. Namasthe from India
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03-31-2016
20:45 - Santosh quoted VeeJay in post New here.. Namasthe from India
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03-29-2016
23:18 - nargles quoted VeeJay in post New here and need advice!
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03-28-2016
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