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Forum: Diabetes 09-08-2010, 22:26
Replies: 14
Views: 4,112
Posted By Diabrarian
In the past few weeks I've also noticed a spike...

In the past few weeks I've also noticed a spike beyond normal with Splenda products. In switching to ice cream, occasional diet juice drinks, and coffee with granulated Splenda, I'm often up to...
Forum: Diabetes 08-17-2010, 22:46
Replies: 51
Views: 7,783
Posted By Diabrarian
I had my three-month update with the endo today....

I had my three-month update with the endo today. It took all of 5 minutes.

180 lbs in March to 155 lbs. today
A1C down to 6 from 9.1
Insulin up to 1417 from 821

The endo was so pleased I...
Forum: Diabetes News 08-06-2010, 10:18
Replies: 4
Views: 3,248
Posted By Diabrarian
Drew Carey pulls a Halle Berry

Yup. A celeb says those magic words. "I'm not anymore."

Drew Carey: How I Lost 80 Lbs. - Bodywatch, Drew Carey : People.com (http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20406175,00.html)

Believe me...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-20-2010, 22:01
Replies: 14
Views: 4,250
Posted By Diabrarian
You sound like you're off to a great start. 30...

You sound like you're off to a great start. 30 min exercise a day should be the bare minimum for any person in the world, plus your walking will add up over time. If you can arrange the time to...
Forum: Diabetes 07-20-2010, 18:06
Replies: 1
Views: 1,529
Posted By Diabrarian
Members' Recommended Reading

I'm interested in putting together a list of books, journals, articles, or websites that each of you has found especially helpful over the years, or just discovered recently. For new and existing...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-20-2010, 17:37
Replies: 14
Views: 4,250
Posted By Diabrarian
If it's not too personal, could you share your...

If it's not too personal, could you share your height, current weight, and a general idea of your metabolism?
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-20-2010, 03:20
Replies: 14
Views: 4,250
Posted By Diabrarian
Crap, I'm so used to other forums where everyone...

Crap, I'm so used to other forums where everyone knows. I say dude all the time in public to women and men. No one seems to mind, it's kind of a reflex, so I do it when I type, too. Sorry to offend....
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-20-2010, 01:43
Replies: 14
Views: 4,250
Posted By Diabrarian
Oops sorry, I forgot you were 2. Gotta learn...

Oops sorry, I forgot you were 2.

Gotta learn to love your veggies dude! I'd switch to cucumbers if you could, or have a balance of cucumbers and pickles, because most commercial pickle brands are...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-18-2010, 15:21
Replies: 14
Views: 4,250
Posted By Diabrarian
Yup sugar and fat free foods are pretty much...

Yup sugar and fat free foods are pretty much processed empty fillers like NSA Jell-o. Fat and/or sugar provides the flavour for most natural foods so it's really tough to find neither of them in a...
Forum: Diabetes 07-17-2010, 03:48
Replies: 51
Views: 7,783
Posted By Diabrarian
Actually I don't like it as much as I thought....

Actually I don't like it as much as I thought. Probably because I'm so used to very black chocolate, the sweeter stuff doesn't appeal to me, and the artificially sweetened stuff is bleh. I had a...
Forum: Diabetes 07-17-2010, 01:37
Replies: 51
Views: 7,783
Posted By Diabrarian
Yes, you guys were definitely responsible too!

Yes, you guys were definitely responsible too!
Forum: Diabetes 07-16-2010, 23:18
Replies: 51
Views: 7,783
Posted By Diabrarian
http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a380/yellowthund...

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a380/yellowthunder/Diab/progress.jpg
Forum: Diabetes 07-16-2010, 22:47
Replies: 51
Views: 7,783
Posted By Diabrarian
I requested a private session with the diabetes...

I requested a private session with the diabetes education instructor today to let me know how I'm doing. I brought the food plan you see in my profile, plus two months of BG measurements.

Not only...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-16-2010, 06:08
Replies: 14
Views: 3,542
Posted By Diabrarian
I'm T2 and I've lost nearly 25 lbs in 2.5 months...

I'm T2 and I've lost nearly 25 lbs in 2.5 months with the plan in my profile. It is low carb, low fat, allows for treats, and focuses primarily on water and exercise as the main sources of loss, and...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-13-2010, 21:43
Replies: 6
Views: 10,299
Posted By Diabrarian
Have you tried the Skinny Cow Vanilla Splenda...

Have you tried the Skinny Cow Vanilla Splenda Sandwiches? I used to eat Skinny Cow a long time ago because I indulged way too much on ice cream, but they never developed NSA products until now. How...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-13-2010, 19:01
Replies: 6
Views: 10,299
Posted By Diabrarian
Oh gawd I just tried the chocolate pudding. Why...

Oh gawd I just tried the chocolate pudding. Why did you do this to me?!

I was being so faithful to the 8 calorie NSA gelatin and eating a square of black chocolate a day to get my choco fix, but...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-13-2010, 16:31
Replies: 4
Views: 8,479
Posted By Diabrarian
So he's not getting any grains whatsoever? That's...

So he's not getting any grains whatsoever? That's a tough one for lunches, because he could use at least a little whole wheat starch for energy. As long as it's whole grain and maybe one slice of...
Forum: Diabetes 07-13-2010, 16:06
Replies: 12
Views: 2,785
Posted By Diabrarian
Hi there. This stuff above is what she probably...

Hi there. This stuff above is what she probably means. You went down to 5.9, and then started eating badly again, consciously denying a test because you didn't want the possible risks of the eating...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-13-2010, 14:23
Replies: 4
Views: 1,259
Posted By Diabrarian
Welcome to the forum. Great job of you to...

Welcome to the forum.

Great job of you to attempt to give up diet soft drinks! If you're trying to quit cold turkey you may be experiencing severe aspartame and caffeine withdrawal when you get...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-12-2010, 23:09
Replies: 16
Views: 3,018
Posted By Diabrarian
I also highly recommend the latest edition of the...

I also highly recommend the latest edition of the book Diabetes for Dummies or its Canadian equivalent, Diabetes for Canadians for Dummies.

When my physician saw me a couple weeks after I was...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-12-2010, 23:01
Replies: 16
Views: 3,018
Posted By Diabrarian
Well a lot can happen to you in two years,...

Well a lot can happen to you in two years, improvement and not. If you're quite concerned now, I'd just start with seeing your physician as soon as possible. They're more knowledgeable of your...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-12-2010, 22:41
Replies: 16
Views: 3,018
Posted By Diabrarian
Sorry but I don't quite understand. How do you...

Sorry but I don't quite understand. How do you know you're 2 points from being diabetic if you haven't had tests done in a while?

On your own, the best thing to do if the usual stuff isn't...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-12-2010, 22:16
Replies: 16
Views: 3,018
Posted By Diabrarian
Hi there. You didn't give any details about...

Hi there. You didn't give any details about yourself so I'll give the most basic and healthiest steps for anyone, diabetic and non-diabetic.

Drink water. Make plain water your main fluid intake...
Forum: Diabetes 07-12-2010, 18:52
Replies: 51
Views: 7,783
Posted By Diabrarian
Thanks for the advice. On D-Day the...

Thanks for the advice.

On D-Day the emergency doctor started me out on 500 mg 2x day. About three weeks later I saw an endo for the first time who upped it to 1000 2x day when he saw that 500...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 07-12-2010, 15:03
Replies: 74
Views: 19,656
Posted By Diabrarian
Those are interesting examples. I'll just...

Those are interesting examples.

I'll just put out one small issue with your statement. The reason why Inuit rates of obesity and diabetes are higher than Americans: there are about 150, 000 Inuit...
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