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Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-16-2016, 05:07
Replies: 4
Views: 1,828
Posted By skb
Dr. Linus Pauling believed that CVD is nothing...

Dr. Linus Pauling believed that CVD is nothing but scurvy of the arteries. That's more scarier.
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-11-2016, 03:32
Replies: 3
Views: 2,727
Posted By skb
On several threads on the forum you will come...

On several threads on the forum you will come across links to BloodSugar101 (http://www.bloodsugar101.com). It is the best internet resource for all things diabetic. A good reading of the site will...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-07-2016, 04:29
Replies: 16
Views: 2,366
Posted By skb
10-15 would be even better. You could search the...

10-15 would be even better. You could search the forum or Google for Dr Bernstein's Law of Small Numbers.

Did the hospital check you for GAD 65 antibodies before pronouncing you Type 1 ?
Forum: Diabetes News 02-06-2016, 02:23
Replies: 15
Views: 9,814
Posted By skb
Same stats as John, since Aug 2010. Never looked...

Same stats as John, since Aug 2010. Never looked back.
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-05-2016, 04:04
Replies: 65
Views: 7,246
Posted By skb
Welcome to the forum Edge, John has given...

Welcome to the forum Edge,

John has given you the links to get you started on your journey to better BG control. The emotions you describe are what probably all of us went through in our early...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 01-30-2016, 07:22
Replies: 4
Views: 2,053
Posted By skb
I think it is the wiser & better approach. Like...

I think it is the wiser & better approach. Like Shanny says, 3 units is not much. It only indicates that you could soon be off it & controlling with diet & exercise alone. Do go through the links...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 01-30-2016, 02:25
Replies: 13
Views: 3,151
Posted By skb
I like vodka & tonic. My concoction has about 30...

I like vodka & tonic. My concoction has about 30 ml vodka, 15 ml tonic & about 15 ml soda water & some ice.
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 01-29-2016, 03:59
Replies: 10
Views: 2,616
Posted By skb
Firstly, Congratulations & a warm welcome to the...

Firstly, Congratulations & a warm welcome to the 5 % club. Weight loss is in itself a great motivator & a natural indicator that you're on the right path. Isn't it ? Members from the US will help you...
Forum: Diabetes 01-29-2016, 00:00
Replies: 48
Views: 9,048
Posted By skb
The biggest issue some people have with LCHF is...

The biggest issue some people have with LCHF is eating the same type of foods day in and day out. But it is not so. If you delve into the recipe section you will find a lot of options and variety...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-28-2016, 06:59
Replies: 11
Views: 2,252
Posted By skb
If the numbers are high due to a gluten based...

If the numbers are high due to a gluten based diet, especially wheat, the gliadin proteins activate opiate receptors in the brain. That is the cause of more hunger & a higher intake than required....
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 01-28-2016, 02:58
Replies: 7
Views: 4,917
Posted By skb
True, there is no denying that diabetes is a...

True, there is no denying that diabetes is a chronic condition.

I guess their logic is that it's the numbers which give the diagnosis, so if the numbers are normal, there is no diabetes.
Forum: DiabetesForum Site Feedback and Help Desk 01-28-2016, 02:52
Replies: 2
Views: 3,100
Posted By skb
On the app, when you open the thread, there is an...

On the app, when you open the thread, there is an arrow like icon on the top right hand corner. Clicking on that will open up some options including "reply to thread".
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 01-27-2016, 10:18
Replies: 7
Views: 4,917
Posted By skb
Another corroboration

Ivor Cummins giving a lecture & a Q & A session.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaAowBkbdwU
Forum: Diabetes 01-26-2016, 03:50
Replies: 9
Views: 10,111
Posted By skb
Like all adages, 'The end justifies the means'...

Like all adages, 'The end justifies the means' has it's pros & cons. Like Shanny said, there's good weight loss and there's bad weight loss. Most of us lost weight due to high blood sugars before we...
Forum: Diabetes 01-25-2016, 04:39
Replies: 38
Views: 5,767
Posted By skb
Diabetic complications are caused by consistent...

Diabetic complications are caused by consistent higher BG numbers. The cause for which is predominantly diet. BG profile (numbers throughout the day) can swing wildly with uncontrolled diet &...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 01-25-2016, 04:05
Replies: 7
Views: 1,825
Posted By skb
You are quite right about the number of...

You are quite right about the number of variables, that's why you'll often come across the term YMMV (Your mileage may vary) on the forum. Do consider that it takes a decade or so for diabetes to...
Forum: Diabetes 01-24-2016, 23:33
Replies: 38
Views: 5,767
Posted By skb
The solution is to have a lower starting point....

The solution is to have a lower starting point. And that can be achieved by having lower stores of glucose in the liver. If there's not much to be dumped, not much will be dumped.
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 01-24-2016, 23:13
Replies: 7
Views: 1,825
Posted By skb
If it is of any help, here's how my BG pattern...

If it is of any help, here's how my BG pattern looks like.

If I'm at 100 before a meal, the BG is ~ 120 (1 hr), ~ 110 (2hr), back to ~ 100 at 4 hours. It will linger there for another 2/3 hours...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 01-24-2016, 22:50
Replies: 15
Views: 7,149
Posted By skb
Scientifically, there is no option 2. If you go...

Scientifically, there is no option 2. If you go deeper in your research into glycolysis you will come across AGEs (Advanced Glycation Endproducts). That should convince anyone on the benefits of low...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 01-23-2016, 02:48
Replies: 13
Views: 3,151
Posted By skb
Congrats on the improvement of your numbers and...

Congrats on the improvement of your numbers and the self control that you have exhibited. Without specific numbers it's difficult to gauge the level of improvement. Alcohol in small quantities & on...
Forum: Diabetes 01-22-2016, 03:39
Replies: 12
Views: 2,883
Posted By skb
Could you cite the source please. Not looking for...

Could you cite the source please. Not looking for an argument, just information.
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 01-21-2016, 09:29
Replies: 3
Views: 2,080
Posted By skb
OK. I've copied it to the sticky thread Useful...

OK. I've copied it to the sticky thread Useful Links (http://www.diabetesforum.com/diabetes/10209-useful-links.html). You can always find it by using the Search option on the Menu.
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 01-20-2016, 22:57
Replies: 17
Views: 2,888
Posted By skb
Getting them to follow might be the difficult...

Getting them to follow might be the difficult part but explaining it is not so hard. My approach is to demonstrate that the 2 hypothesises (Energy Balance & Lipid) that have guided dietary choices...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 01-19-2016, 09:42
Replies: 31
Views: 5,359
Posted By skb
As John said, in the initial stages there is the...

As John said, in the initial stages there is the need to test a lot. Personally, I might have used up to 20 strips a day. Now it's just twice. Once you can predict your BG to +/- 3 points you can...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-18-2016, 05:01
Replies: 13
Views: 1,837
Posted By skb
Hello Batman, Welcome to the forum. Exercise...

Hello Batman,

Welcome to the forum. Exercise & BG has been covered many times on the forum. The Search option on the Menu Bar will open up a lot of older threads. The latest one being...
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