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Old 07-12-2018, 00:33   #1
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Join Date: Jul 2018
Location: London, United Kingdom
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Diagnosed in 2018

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I'm Lauren from London, where are you from guys?

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Old 07-12-2018, 02:37   #2
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Location: Midwest USA
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We have members from many countries, the majority from Canada and the U.S. Good to have another Brit join us.

We'd like to get to know you better, especially as a diabetic. How is it going for you?

My low-carb recipe collection on Pinterest
70 yrs. Dx May 2010
Diet controlled: VLC/HF
BG steady with no highs or lows.
A1C in the 5% range.
Gluten intolerant, sensitive to dairy & eggs.
Eat no grains
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Old 07-12-2018, 15:43   #3
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Location: OBX, NC aka The Dark Side of the Moon
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Hi, Lauren. I'm from NE NC. Nice to meet you.

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Old 07-12-2018, 16:42   #4
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Location: Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
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I am in Saint Petersburg, Florida, on the Gulf of Mexico. Welcome to the forum.
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Old 07-12-2018, 18:12   #5
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Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: Central, NJ USA
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Welcome Lauren, I am from Allentown, New Jersey

You joined a really good group of folks!

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Old 07-12-2018, 20:18   #6
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Join Date: May 2017
Location: TX
Posts: 1,004

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Diagnosed in 2017

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Hi Lauren, Welcome to the forum. I'm from Texas.

30 Sep 19:
A1C: 5.8
Cholesterol: 155
Crestor 5mg
Metformin 1000mg
BP: Cozaar 50mg

Wishing y'all Peace & Love!
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Old 07-13-2018, 14:24   #7
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Location: Born in Raleigh NC, I now live in Prince Edward Island, Canada
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Hi Lauren - I live in both Canada and the United States - at the moment I've been living on Prince Edward Island in Canada. Welcome to the forums!

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Old 07-14-2018, 18:12   #8
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: USA
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Diagnosed in 2016

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Welcome Lauren - I'm from New York

Here are some good starting points to read

Blood Sugar 101 - VERY informative and accurate
http://www.diabetesforum.com/diabete...ng-method.html a tried and true testing method
https://www.dietdoctor.com/low-carb lists foods for LCHF

""You take the blue pill, the story ends. You wake up in your bed and believe whatever the doctors want you to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes." "
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Old 07-15-2018, 06:20   #9
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Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: SW Arkansas
Posts: 9,114

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Diagnosed in Feb. 2012

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Hi Lauren, I'm from Virginia, Iowa, Kansas, Iowa again, Japan, Texas, and finally Arkansas. I was a military brat.

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Think I've had this since 2003. Told I was Type 2 lean on 2/13/12.
a1c 8.8 (8/2011) 5.4 (10/2018)
TC 206 LDL 102 HDL 85 TG 96 (10/2018)
Supplemental vitamins and electrolytes
64 YY Love the LCHF diet. The cheese goes well with my whine

updated 10/31/19
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Old 07-15-2018, 22:10   #10
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Location: Central Arkansas USA
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I'm from Central Arkansas, USA--northeast of mbuster.

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