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Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 01-25-2017, 15:23
Replies: 29
Views: 4,203
Posted By gailbuf
same with me Cricket. I've had a rough time of it...

same with me Cricket. I've had a rough time of it these last couple of months. I need to discover some better night time strategies.
Forum: Diabetes News 01-12-2017, 17:31
Replies: 5
Views: 4,572
Posted By gailbuf
some more info about his diabetes: ...

some more info about his diabetes:

https://www.diabeteshealth.com/kendall-simmons-tackles-diabetes/ - from 2006


Super Bowl Champion Type 1 Diabetes - Kendall Simmons Interview...
Forum: Diabetes News 01-10-2017, 20:33
Replies: 5
Views: 4,572
Posted By gailbuf
the insert link tool - it just wasn't working for...

the insert link tool - it just wasn't working for me. I guess my Steelers bias is showing through. I thought it was a kind of neat story.
Forum: Diabetes News 01-10-2017, 17:22
Replies: 5
Views: 4,572
Posted By gailbuf
thank you mbuster for fixing the link!

thank you mbuster for fixing the link!
Forum: Diabetes News 01-10-2017, 12:54
Replies: 5
Views: 4,572
Posted By gailbuf
Former Steeler Kendall Simmonsí NFL career helped him manage life with diabetes

Hope you don't mind the NFL reference, but it's a very inspirational story about how he manages his Type 1 Diabetes, and being an NFL offensive lineman for many years.


Former Steeler Kendall...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-06-2017, 17:59
Replies: 5
Views: 1,704
Posted By gailbuf
Welcome Peggy - so sorry that you are at this...

Welcome Peggy - so sorry that you are at this point with your husband.

A thought that could help - do you do the cooking for your family? Perhaps you can look at the recipe forum and make some...
Forum: Diabetes 12-09-2016, 14:48
Replies: 10
Views: 2,342
Posted By gailbuf
it was 117 yesterday, so hopefully the 140 was an...

it was 117 yesterday, so hopefully the 140 was an anomaly. Thanks for all of your support and ideas.
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-09-2016, 13:00
Replies: 3
Views: 809
Posted By gailbuf
Hi and welcome! I'm sure others will chime in...

Hi and welcome! I'm sure others will chime in with more info, but to start with, check out this website:

would recommend reading Bloodsugar101 to learn more about diabetes and its management....
Forum: Diabetes 12-08-2016, 14:30
Replies: 10
Views: 2,342
Posted By gailbuf
Thank you VeeJay - I hope that you are right that...

Thank you VeeJay - I hope that you are right that it's the result of this cold. What I ate yesterday certainly should not have caused blood sugar issues unless something has suddenly drastically...
Forum: Diabetes 12-08-2016, 12:46
Replies: 10
Views: 2,342
Posted By gailbuf
Thumbs down Disturbing blood sugar reading last night

I had a checkup a few weeks ago with the following results:

A1C 6.1 (was 6.3 in Feb 2016, 6.7 in Nov 2015)

Total Cholesterol 232

LDL 114
VLDensityL 16
HDL 102
Triglycerides 87
Forum: Diabetes 11-11-2016, 18:06
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By gailbuf
glad you are feeling better, and that the damage...

glad you are feeling better, and that the damage is minimal. That must have been scary
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-11-2016, 18:03
Replies: 6
Views: 959
Posted By gailbuf
Hello and welcome! This group has helped me a...

Hello and welcome! This group has helped me a lot. Great that your wife is there to help you out. I'm sure others with a lot more knowledge than me will respond soon.
Forum: Diabetes 11-11-2016, 16:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,898
Posted By gailbuf
Thanks so much - feeling better now :) So the...

Thanks so much - feeling better now :) So the 114 LDL isn't too bad then?
Forum: Diabetes 11-11-2016, 16:22
Replies: 69
Views: 12,380
Posted By gailbuf
wow - your journey has been amazing!

wow - your journey has been amazing!
Forum: Diabetes 11-11-2016, 15:42
Replies: 13
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Views: 2,166
Posted By gailbuf
Hi brand19922006 - just joining this thread now....

Hi brand19922006 - just joining this thread now. You've gotten some great advice so far. I hope that you and your doctor can work something out to lower that A1C for you,
Forum: Diabetes 11-11-2016, 15:21
Replies: 10
Views: 1,898
Posted By gailbuf
Could someone look at my latest bloodwork readings?

I had a checkup this morning.

A1C 6.1 (was 6.3 in Feb 2016, 6.7 in Nov 2015)

Total Cholesterol 232

LDL 114
VLDensityL 16
HDL 102
Triglycerides 87
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-05-2016, 15:05
Replies: 27
Views: 1,954
Posted By gailbuf
Hi and welcome! I have very little time to cook...

Hi and welcome! I have very little time to cook foods, so I do all of my LCHF cooking on Sunday evenings for the week. Lots of hard boiled eggs, baked chicken, pork chops etc... I use about 3 ounces...
Forum: Diabetes 09-14-2016, 13:27
Replies: 3
Views: 1,643
Posted By gailbuf
egg fast diet and blood sugar readings

I'm attempting to jump-start my stalled weight loss with an egg fast diet. Basically eating eggs with either sugar-free mayo, or some melted cheese, and that's it daily. Very minimal carbs.

I take...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-15-2016, 13:12
Replies: 10
Views: 1,520
Posted By gailbuf
Welcome to a great place Rolaids. Moon's advice...

Welcome to a great place Rolaids. Moon's advice is great, check out the website! The LCHF (low carb high fat) diet you read about is very important, and can dramatically help lower your blood sugar.
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-15-2016, 13:09
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By gailbuf
Julie - wishing you all the best, that you can go...

Julie - wishing you all the best, that you can go back to your job soon. I was diagnosed about 8 months ago as a result of being in the hospital with a TIA (small stroke with fortunately no...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 07-06-2016, 16:23
Replies: 10
Views: 1,918
Posted By gailbuf
Congratulations and thanks so much for your...

Congratulations and thanks so much for your update!
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-06-2016, 14:21
Replies: 1,088
Views: 224,718
Posted By gailbuf
3 hard boiled eggs w/ranch dressing and coffee...

3 hard boiled eggs w/ranch dressing and coffee (the same as all of my weekday breakfasts)
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-01-2016, 18:04
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By gailbuf
Welcome shaman! This is a great place and you...

Welcome shaman! This is a great place and you have gotten some wonderful advice already.

I was diagnosed in November 2015, with A1C of 6.7. I am doing the LCHF diet now, was doing low-carb...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-24-2016, 23:12
Replies: 48
Views: 8,384
Posted By gailbuf
Great going Randyman!

Great going Randyman!
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-10-2016, 17:15
Replies: 15
Views: 3,296
Posted By gailbuf
Welcome Victor! I was hypoglycemic for many...

Welcome Victor! I was hypoglycemic for many years, and was diagnosed with type 2 about 6 months ago. The LCHF diet has helped me a lot to keep blood sugar levels stable and pretty close to normal....
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