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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
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06-29-2017
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06-05-2017
17:34 - VeeJay mentioned alamogirl in post Deleted Posts
05-27-2017
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05-18-2017
19:19 - VeeJay mentioned smorgan in post soybeans
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05-09-2017
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05-08-2017
19:54 - VeeJay mentioned jawnn in post high fat low carb vegan book?
jawnn I was searching t...
04:10 - kyteflyer mentioned VeeJay in post Gas!
...e you're right!!! VeeJay I hope that just giv...
04-28-2017
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04-16-2017
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04-08-2017
10:31 - knarfny mentioned VeeJay in post Confused...
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04-03-2017
03:09 - VeeJay mentioned Mike W. in post Deleted Posts
03-25-2017
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03-17-2017
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03-15-2017
23:21 - VeeJay mentioned Annageckos in post What Are You Having For Dinner?
...d meal cookies. Annageckos Your cabbage ham s...
02-25-2017
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02-16-2017
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02-07-2017
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03-05-2019
19:33 - Team-zr1 quoted VeeJay in post Stunned and Dumb on this
Thanks VeeJay So it was OK wit...
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OK VeeJay and other type 2 pro...
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Morning Veejay So if I get it r...
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03-04-2019
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...t was for me. OK Veejay, thanks Well tha...
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03-02-2019
21:43 - Cassie2922 quoted VeeJay in post New Member
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02-15-2019
17:25 - rsfletcher quoted VeeJay in post Winter doesn't want to leave yet.
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02-10-2019
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01-28-2019
01:25 - NSDad126 quoted VeeJay in post I need your help to lose weight
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01-26-2019
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01-24-2019
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01-13-2019
17:33 - NSDad126 quoted VeeJay in post Stevia vs Sugar
Would that be in packets? D...
01-09-2019
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01-08-2019
20:14 - Infinite quoted VeeJay in post Thyroid and diabetes
If I remember correctly, yo...

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