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Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 06-06-2014, 19:33
Replies: 10
Views: 2,097
Posted By stormie
BBC coverage was very good. This made me...

BBC coverage was very good.

This made me laugh

An 89-year-old WW2 veteran disappeared from his nursing home without saying where he was going and went to France for the D-Day commemorations.
...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-05-2014, 22:56
Replies: 19
Views: 2,274
Posted By stormie
6.5% is a little bit high, so you are a little...

6.5% is a little bit high, so you are a little bit broken, but if you watch your diet and make a few lifestyle changes, you probably can stop it progressing to a point where you need medication,...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 03-03-2014, 22:49
Replies: 50
Views: 5,977
Posted By stormie
Some poor advice, but sadly the norm.

Some poor advice, but sadly the norm.
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-28-2014, 21:24
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By stormie
I personally think that Metformin is one of the...

I personally think that Metformin is one of the "good guys" of medicine (apart from in the early days it causes tummy trouble)

I dont think is causes anxiety, so it's probably some other factor
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-28-2014, 18:26
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By stormie
Well done with the A1C ! I found that the...

Well done with the A1C !

I found that the side effects do wear off over time, eating with a meal does seem to help as well.

There is an extended release version you could try, a lot of people...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-06-2013, 10:45
Replies: 6
Views: 1,286
Posted By stormie
I do tend to get a few glitches from time to...

I do tend to get a few glitches from time to time, usually when i get out of my routine
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-04-2013, 22:02
Replies: 38
Views: 4,413
Posted By stormie
I have the following White Cloud Mountain...

I have the following
White Cloud Mountain minnows
Neon Tetras
Congo tetras
Tiger barbs
Gouramis
Platies
Pakistani loach
and a few catfish that wont grow to large
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-04-2013, 17:50
Replies: 38
Views: 4,413
Posted By stormie
I got interested in tropical fish this year. All...

I got interested in tropical fish this year. All very interesting

It's very difficult to photograph, but here is my fish tank
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-04-2013, 00:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By stormie
It's all very strange, I did sort of feel I was...

It's all very strange, I did sort of feel I was somehow to blame in all of it

Even when I went for the retest, the nurse asked me how many spoonfulls of sugar I had with my tea in the morning.
...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-03-2013, 20:13
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By stormie
Doctors visit

I had a recent microalbuminuria test (test for protein in the Kindneys), and had a call from the doctor. There was an issue in that it was way too high , 115 mg/mmol as opposed to an upper limit of...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 07-27-2013, 11:52
Replies: 2
Views: 844
Posted By stormie
Diabetes-cure' operation explained

Where do I start highlighting the inaccuracies in this article ?

This is actually on the BBC website, who really should know a lot better to be honest

It contains such jems as

and
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 07-02-2013, 22:56
Replies: 18
Views: 3,462
Posted By stormie
I was slightly confused by the description, in...

I was slightly confused by the description, in the UK we call them "pork scratchings". Great alternative to crisps (potato chips for you colonials :D) for a diabetic

Very filling, all though a lot...
Forum: Diabetes 05-24-2013, 20:44
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By stormie
Tiredness is a sign of diabeties, since you cant...

Tiredness is a sign of diabeties, since you cant get any food.

I think of it like having a bit of a wonky shopping trolly :D

Once you get your BS down, all will be fine. Takes a bit of time...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-24-2013, 19:17
Replies: 7
Views: 2,254
Posted By stormie
Not sure why they would half the dose because you...

Not sure why they would half the dose because you are taking the extended release version ?

Perhaps some other factor involved.
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-23-2013, 10:32
Replies: 44
Views: 4,515
Posted By stormie
This is my experiance I was diagnosed with a...

This is my experiance

I was diagnosed with a very high HB1AC of 18 (180) and put on 1000mg of metformin a day
I was told not to test my blood sugars
(1) because I would not understand what they...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-21-2013, 21:15
Replies: 39
Views: 3,248
Posted By stormie
Cherios is probably not a good choice I'm afraid ...

Cherios is probably not a good choice I'm afraid

It's marketed as "healthy whole grain", but also contains Sugar, Partially Inverted Brown Sugar Syrup (whatever that is !), Tripotassium Phosphate,...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-21-2013, 09:39
Replies: 39
Views: 3,248
Posted By stormie
I found it took about a month before the...

I found it took about a month before the metformin started to work

I lost count of the number of times I had Urinary tract infections and other infections before I got my blood sugar under...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-19-2013, 22:41
Replies: 44
Views: 4,515
Posted By stormie
Next mealtime, change your dietician 3 carb...

Next mealtime, change your dietician

3 carb choices !!!!!
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-17-2013, 22:35
Replies: 1
Views: 745
Posted By stormie
Just like to point out, I'm British not European ...

Just like to point out, I'm British not European

Thanks
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-17-2013, 09:11
Replies: 38
Views: 3,376
Posted By stormie
I can only speak from my personal experience. If...

I can only speak from my personal experience. If I eat, for example a jacket potato it will spike me faster than new potatoes. But that said, I can really only eat a limited amount of them. So ...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-15-2013, 18:19
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By stormie
Hi Sarah, A diagnosis is all a bit scary at...

Hi Sarah,

A diagnosis is all a bit scary at first. I was in a state of shock for a couple of weeks.

The first thing to realise is that you have a problem processing carbohydrates (they are just...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-09-2013, 22:02
Replies: 9
Views: 947
Posted By stormie
im a ginger, so not too much sun for me, well not...

im a ginger, so not too much sun for me, well not without sunblock
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-09-2013, 21:26
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By stormie
I'm pleased for you. It's a tough in the early...

I'm pleased for you. It's a tough in the early days, but you are doing the right thing, testing and seeing how foods affect you.

Best 20 i ever spent getting a meter
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-09-2013, 20:20
Replies: 19
Views: 1,894
Posted By stormie
Personally, mine is the lowest when I get up. But...

Personally, mine is the lowest when I get up. But other people say they are high when they get up and then goes down (dawn phenomenon liver dumps glucose to wake you up)

So perhaps test first...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-09-2013, 13:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,825
Posted By stormie
i still remember getting a reading of 15 (270)...

i still remember getting a reading of 15 (270) after eating the recommended breakfast of porridge, thinking this cant be right

next day boiled egg for breakfast, everything fine
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