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Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 08-12-2009, 16:54
Replies: 16
Views: 7,181
Posted By 4x5
I'm into largeformat photography. Mostly...

I'm into largeformat photography. Mostly landscapes which means long hikes on rough trials carrying ~60lb of gear!!
Forum: Diabetes Complications 08-07-2009, 17:40
Replies: 3
Views: 2,624
Posted By 4x5
I agree that the joke was tasteless but how was...

I agree that the joke was tasteless but how was it racist??
Forum: Diabetes Complications 08-05-2009, 19:39
Replies: 8
Views: 7,191
Posted By 4x5
So how did your talk with your doctor go?

So how did your talk with your doctor go?
Forum: Diabetes Complications 08-02-2009, 00:10
Replies: 8
Views: 7,191
Posted By 4x5
This sounds like something you should be talking...

This sounds like something you should be talking to your doctor about.
If your current doctor doesn't want to talk to you about your concerns you may want to talk to another doctor.
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 08-01-2009, 02:41
Replies: 6
Views: 14,437
Posted By 4x5
Just found another very interesting article...

Just found another very interesting article discussing the use of a carb controlled diet to control BG.

Low-carb Diet Improves Type 2 Diabetes Control | Diabetes Forecast Magazine...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 08-01-2009, 01:12
Replies: 6
Views: 14,437
Posted By 4x5
Here's a link I found prior to deciding to follow...

Here's a link I found prior to deciding to follow the Atkins diet as a means of controlling my BG levels:
A low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet to treat type 2 diabetes...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-31-2009, 17:52
Replies: 6
Views: 14,437
Posted By 4x5
Contrary to much popular belief including authors...

Contrary to much popular belief including authors of the links you provide. Atkins is not a no carb diet. I don't know where the authors got that idea from. The diet also doesn't eliminate fruits and...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-30-2009, 23:58
Replies: 6
Views: 14,437
Posted By 4x5
After almost two weeks on Atkins I've lost ~25lbs...

After almost two weeks on Atkins I've lost ~25lbs and more importantly my average BG has dropped nearly 20mg/dL (hope the units are right)!! I also feel a lot better then I have in the past. Without...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-16-2009, 18:35
Replies: 6
Views: 14,437
Posted By 4x5
Atkins with diabetes

I have type II diabetes and have been struggling with getting my blood sugar under control. It would rarely go below 110 and would spike widely after eating. Knowing that I needed to get my blood...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 07-07-2009, 02:04
Replies: 1
Views: 2,927
Posted By 4x5
I just got off of the phone with Relion and was...

I just got off of the phone with Relion and was told that the accuracy of Glucose meters as being 20%!! I specificaly asked and if my BG is 100 a meter can read anywhere from 80 to 120!! If that's...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 07-06-2009, 04:01
Replies: 9
Views: 6,237
Posted By 4x5
I'm glad to hear that you got used to the...

I'm glad to hear that you got used to the metformin.
Forum: Diabetes 07-03-2009, 03:12
Replies: 4
Views: 2,315
Posted By 4x5
I'm sorry to hear that you have become diabetic....

I'm sorry to hear that you have become diabetic. I found out I was diabetic in March after a routine blood test turned up a fasting glucose level of over 300! Like you I'm struggling with the...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 07-02-2009, 20:50
Replies: 1
Views: 2,927
Posted By 4x5
blucose meters

A few months ago when I was first diagnosed as having diabetes I got a freestyle meter and happily went about checking my blood glucose. As long as the result from the calibration checks were within...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 07-02-2009, 18:38
Replies: 11
Views: 8,318
Posted By 4x5
So how are you handling Metformin now? I started...

So how are you handling Metformin now? I started taking it early March and it was rough. I had to deal with the side effects for better then a month. The worst were the muscle spasms in my back. The...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 06-19-2009, 21:55
Replies: 30
Views: 25,598
Posted By 4x5
I hate to sound like a smart A$$ but you need to...

I hate to sound like a smart A$$ but you need to talk to your dr about the problems that you're having. Set up a visit and describe your symptoms to him.
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 06-13-2009, 06:58
Replies: 11
Views: 4,225
Posted By 4x5
The peeing a lot is the result of drinking a lot...

The peeing a lot is the result of drinking a lot of water (duh). I've always drank a lot of water. My parents were concerned and so was the dr. After a lot tests the final determination was that was...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 06-13-2009, 03:26
Replies: 12
Views: 5,012
Posted By 4x5
It wasn't you that said I need to change my...

It wasn't you that said I need to change my lifestyle overnight. That mostly comes from friends and coworkers. I agree I need to make changes but I feel that I need to make gradually. I have two...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 06-11-2009, 19:57
Replies: 12
Views: 5,012
Posted By 4x5
Sorry typed to fast. With tintype it's not...

Sorry typed to fast. With tintype it's not possible to make duplicate prints.

I haven't talked to anyone about the metformin effect on my vision. The change only lasted a few weeks and temporary...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 06-11-2009, 05:42
Replies: 12
Views: 5,012
Posted By 4x5
The direct positive is a function of the tintype...

The direct positive is a function of the tintype process. The emulsion (the light sensitive "stuff") is put on the plate and the plate is put in a camera and exposed and developed. The result is a...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 06-11-2009, 03:03
Replies: 9
Views: 6,237
Posted By 4x5
I've been taking Metformin for ~three months now...

I've been taking Metformin for ~three months now and can confirm that the side effects terrible and at least in my case go away. It took two months and a change in BP medication before my insides...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 06-11-2009, 01:12
Replies: 12
Views: 5,012
Posted By 4x5
I gave up on 35mm a few years ago. My dslr does...

I gave up on 35mm a few years ago. My dslr does at least as well as 35mm. Some days I have trouble focusing no matter how much time I spend on it. The photo on tin is a variation of wet/dry plate....
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 06-10-2009, 04:00
Replies: 12
Views: 5,012
Posted By 4x5
I figured it out. The film I use is 4"x5". I get...

I figured it out. The film I use is 4"x5". I get a lot of interesting questions and comments when I'm out in the field.

Not going extended periods is going to be a major change. I like to eat...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 06-09-2009, 01:30
Replies: 12
Views: 5,012
Posted By 4x5
Strange glucose levels

I found out recently that I have type 2 diabetes. This is new since it turned up in a regular blood test used to monitor my cholesterol. That was in early March and I've been taking Metformin 500mg...
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