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Old 07-11-2018, 23:33   #1
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I'm Lauren from London, where are you from guys?

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Old 07-12-2018, 01:37   #2
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Hi.

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?

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Old 07-12-2018, 14:43   #3
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Hi, Lauren. I'm from NE NC. Nice to meet you.

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Old 07-12-2018, 15:42   #4
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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, 17:12   #5
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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, 19:18   #6
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Hi Lauren, Welcome to the forum. I'm from Texas.

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Old 07-13-2018, 13:24   #7
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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, 17:12   #8
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Welcome Lauren - I'm from New York

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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, 05:20   #9
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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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I'm from Central Arkansas, USA--northeast of mbuster.

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