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Forum: Diabetes Recipes 12-12-2013, 01:16
Replies: 2
Views: 1,276
Posted By Gigimus
Baking now! Thanks! :)

Baking now! Thanks! :)
Forum: Family and Friends of Diabetics 12-11-2013, 23:32
Replies: 11
Views: 3,095
Posted By Gigimus
ohmigosh, what's the difference? What is LADA,...

ohmigosh, what's the difference? What is LADA, please?
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 12-11-2013, 23:22
Replies: 22
Views: 12,979
Posted By Gigimus
I will gently suggest he might seek another...

I will gently suggest he might seek another source (he normally goes to Walgreens for prescribed meds/strips/other)....it is important, so even out of pocket, he should do it, if affordable. He makes...
Forum: Family and Friends of Diabetics 12-11-2013, 23:18
Replies: 11
Views: 3,095
Posted By Gigimus
Thank you John :) The support in this forum is...

Thank you John :) The support in this forum is simply amazing. It is what I need, even despite the bucking I'm getting here at times. It gives me the motivation to keep trying, so thank you! My guy...
Forum: Family and Friends of Diabetics 12-11-2013, 21:59
Replies: 11
Views: 3,095
Posted By Gigimus
Ah, okay. Thanks for the info! I wonder if giving...

Ah, okay. Thanks for the info! I wonder if giving up the dairy would help? I mean..the "low fat" and "skim milk" type of dairy...I just noticed that heavy cream has ZERO sugar and <1 carb gram. He...
Forum: Family and Friends of Diabetics 12-11-2013, 21:50
Replies: 11
Views: 3,095
Posted By Gigimus
He had been...I don't think he has for a few...

He had been...I don't think he has for a few weeks though :(
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 12-11-2013, 21:36
Replies: 22
Views: 12,979
Posted By Gigimus
I will, in the future hitcheca, thank you!...

I will, in the future hitcheca, thank you! Currently he's low on test strips and says it is an insurance issue. I am encouraging him to get this straightened out so he can use them DAILY.
Forum: Family and Friends of Diabetics 12-11-2013, 21:34
Replies: 11
Views: 3,095
Posted By Gigimus
Thank you so much for your candor. I didn't know...

Thank you so much for your candor. I didn't know reflux was an issue also. He does seem to get upset stomach easily and I've been hearing him burp a lot. He says he does not have reflux, but...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 12-11-2013, 21:31
Replies: 22
Views: 12,979
Posted By Gigimus
Aw, I know not everyone with diabetes goes into...

Aw, I know not everyone with diabetes goes into rages..I certainly don't mean to paint with a broad brush..just grasping at straws and trying to understand. I will try to go to the doctor with him...
Forum: Family and Friends of Diabetics 12-11-2013, 21:16
Replies: 11
Views: 3,095
Posted By Gigimus
IS it really reversible??

Once a person is in full-blown diabetes...not just "pre-diabetes", can their condition be reversed?? My dear fiance is 48 years old and diagnosed about 8 or 10 years ago (not sure, and not sure how...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-11-2013, 21:09
Replies: 5
Views: 1,942
Posted By Gigimus
That's exactly the position I feel I'm in!!...

That's exactly the position I feel I'm in!! Luckily I don't think he's eating THAT much carbs (150)...he DOES try..he's taken to my spaghetti squash substitute and USUALLY goes for sashimi vs. rice...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 12-11-2013, 21:05
Replies: 22
Views: 12,979
Posted By Gigimus
Let me clarify...he doesn't go into a rage...and...

Let me clarify...he doesn't go into a rage...and I don't know if it related to fluctuations in his blood sugar. I just wondered if his bouts of getting upset over what I perceive to be "little...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-11-2013, 19:00
Replies: 5
Views: 1,942
Posted By Gigimus
Thank you both. I guess as the saying goes, "you...

Thank you both. I guess as the saying goes, "you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink." Yes, he has definitely been indoctrinated by the low fat dogma (ugh). Honestly, he has tried...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-11-2013, 18:06
Replies: 5
Views: 1,942
Posted By Gigimus
Milk. Skim milk

My boyfriend drinks one or two HUGE (i.e. 1 1/2 to 2 servings per glass) glasses of skim milk every day. It makes me CRINGE. The sugar/carb grams are terrible! (IMO)...13 grams of sugar/12 grams of...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 12-11-2013, 18:00
Replies: 22
Views: 12,979
Posted By Gigimus
Impatience/anger/rage?

Please talk to me about impatience/anger/rage in type 2 diabetes. Is it very common? I think my boyfriend might be experiencing this. He gets very demanding and argumentative and a bit haughty and...
Forum: Diabetes News 07-25-2013, 23:27
Replies: 4
Views: 1,642
Posted By Gigimus
Tell me about a ketogenic diet, please. My...

Tell me about a ketogenic diet, please. My diabetic boyfriend's grandmother had dementia, and his mother died of diabetic coma at age 67 :(
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 07-03-2013, 04:05
Replies: 15
Views: 3,487
Posted By Gigimus
THANK YOU! I just let my boyfriend know about the...

THANK YOU! I just let my boyfriend know about the magnesium oxide 500 mg! :)
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 07-02-2013, 12:37
Replies: 15
Views: 3,487
Posted By Gigimus
how much magnesium do you take? What form/brand...

how much magnesium do you take? What form/brand (capsule, tablet?) etc...thanks!!
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 07-01-2013, 12:37
Replies: 15
Views: 3,487
Posted By Gigimus
Hi! Could you tell me the name of your sleep aid?...

Hi! Could you tell me the name of your sleep aid? Thanks!!
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 06-30-2013, 23:57
Replies: 3
Views: 1,887
Posted By Gigimus
Video is great! I just watched it. I will have...

Video is great! I just watched it. I will have him watch it. THANK you. I feel like this is what he needs to turn his life around, to SAVE his life...the alternative is just not acceptable,...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 06-30-2013, 23:35
Replies: 3
Views: 1,887
Posted By Gigimus
LCHF with increased heart attack/stroke risk?

Hello! I just introduced myself over in introductions forum today! I am here to learn how to help my boyfriend increase his health and reduce the risks associated with diabetes type 2 and hopefully...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-30-2013, 23:23
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By Gigimus
Thank you all for the quick responses! I will...

Thank you all for the quick responses! I will check out the bloodsugar101 to educate myself more on the topic! Just to clarify..he does test his BS daily and since he joined the Y late last Fall and...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-30-2013, 14:39
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By Gigimus
Here for my boyfriend

Hello folks! I have joined this forum in order to help my soon to be fiance who has type 2 diabetes, diagnosed approximately ten years ago. He is about 100 pounds overweight currently, though he has...
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