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Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 06-16-2019, 22:20
Replies: 1
Views: 13
Posted By VeeJay
I've been on LCHF for several years and haven't...

I've been on LCHF for several years and haven't found it to cause any health problems, only benefits.

I feel for you having to give up your potassium source in order to control blood sugar. I hope...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 06-16-2019, 12:47
Replies: 2
Views: 44
Posted By VeeJay
My experience is that their "net" is nonsense. I...

My experience is that their "net" is nonsense. I thought they would be a good low-carb treat. Not so. They raise my BG almost as much as a the real thing. You'd have to test to see if this happens...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 06-14-2019, 21:30
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By VeeJay
Add pickle relish and you have Thousand Islands...

Add pickle relish and you have Thousand Islands dressing. These days, I add dill weed and a sweetener - more heavy on the mayo and light on the ketchup. Although, there is a dill pickle relish with...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 06-10-2019, 22:28
Replies: 27
Views: 1,365
Posted By VeeJay
Basal insulin, what you are presently on, is a...

Basal insulin, what you are presently on, is a slow-acting insulin. It is the insulin needed for basic needs that happen all the time. Think of it as background insulin.

Bolus is a fast-acting...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 06-10-2019, 19:11
Replies: 27
Views: 1,365
Posted By VeeJay
I see someone who needs to see a medical doctor...

I see someone who needs to see a medical doctor and a diabetes specialist. You probably need bolus insulin for your meals. It doesn't appear that basal insulin is enough.
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 06-10-2019, 01:07
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By VeeJay
Okay, so the 18 carbs in the V8 raised your BG 40...

Okay, so the 18 carbs in the V8 raised your BG 40 points. That's rather a lot for very little food.

You'd do better in the morning to eat fat and protein. Most diabetics find they are less able...
Forum: Diabetes Recipes 06-09-2019, 23:54
Replies: 9
Views: 135
Posted By VeeJay
Sounds good. That seems like a lot of liquid....

Sounds good. That seems like a lot of liquid. Does it get reduced in the cooking?
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 06-09-2019, 23:49
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By VeeJay
To interpret that 149 level at 1 hr, you'd need...

To interpret that 149 level at 1 hr, you'd need to know what your BG was before you had it so you know just how much it raised it. Good news, though, that at 2 hrs your BG had already gone down.
...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 06-09-2019, 12:46
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By VeeJay
The several small meals a day was recommended...

The several small meals a day was recommended many years ago to me because of hypoglycemia, and recently to help minimize acid reflux from having a hiatal hernia.

I can see it could possibly be...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 06-09-2019, 03:26
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By VeeJay
All testing is data. Some more useful than...

All testing is data. Some more useful than others.

When I first started testing I tested a LOT. I was fascinated about the ups and downs of BG (something I hadn't known about previously) and since...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 06-09-2019, 03:15
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By VeeJay
15 point difference isn't really that much. Your...

15 point difference isn't really that much. Your blood is not homogeneous. There will be different concentrations of glucose throughout the blood. Test just minutes apart will not be the same. (even...
Forum: Diabetes Recipes 06-08-2019, 13:09
Replies: 6
Views: 98
Posted By VeeJay
Sounds good. And I love salmon. Will have to try...

Sounds good. And I love salmon. Will have to try it.
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 06-07-2019, 13:46
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By VeeJay
Take a look at this method of testing: ...

Take a look at this method of testing:
https://www.diabetesforum.com/diabetes-treatment/78730-eat-your-meter-testing-method.html

You'd do better testing 1 and 2 hrs pp, The 4 and 6 hours may be a...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 06-07-2019, 13:40
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By VeeJay
Runnerguy Do you follow a plant-based diet...

Runnerguy

Do you follow a plant-based diet for your diabetes? How is that working for YOU? What does your diet consist of, and can you tell us what your BG levels are after eating?

One of the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-06-2019, 16:20
Replies: 9
Views: 122
Posted By VeeJay
Welcome out of lurkerville, Julia It's a...

Welcome out of lurkerville, Julia

It's a real bummer developing diabetes later in life. I was 63 when diagnosed, and, according to my record of A1Cs, it happened within only one year.

I was...
Forum: Diabetes Recipes 06-06-2019, 14:02
Replies: 1
Views: 58
Posted By VeeJay
Creamy (non-dairy) Chicken Spinach Artichoke

Here's the recipe
Whole 30 Chicken with Creamy Spinach Artichoke Sauce €” Every Piece Fits (http://www.everypiecefits.com/blog/2018/1/12/whole-30-chicken-with-creamy-spinach-artichoke-sauce)

I...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-04-2019, 12:45
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By VeeJay
Hello, and welcome to the forum. You'll find...

Hello, and welcome to the forum.

You'll find good information and lots of support here. The goal for us all is to gain good control of our diabetes. You find many success stories here - read some...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-03-2019, 14:31
Replies: 8
Views: 141
Posted By VeeJay
Here's a good article about MODY. ...

Here's a good article about MODY.
https://www.bloodsugar101.com/mody

Jenny Ruhl, the author of this website, has MODY, but it wasn't diagnosed until much later as an adult. It is genetic, so I...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 05-30-2019, 18:19
Replies: 11
Views: 222
Posted By VeeJay
That's got to be incredibly frustrating. :vs_mad:

That's got to be incredibly frustrating. :vs_mad:
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-30-2019, 18:15
Replies: 8
Views: 141
Posted By VeeJay
Hi Ann, welcome to the forum. It sounds like...

Hi Ann, welcome to the forum.

It sounds like you need to see and endo who will test things like your body's insulin production, and whether or not you have an autoimmune issue that would indicate...
Forum: Diabetes 05-17-2019, 20:57
Replies: 42
Views: 751
Posted By VeeJay
Wow, what an experience. Even if you had to...

Wow, what an experience. Even if you had to replace some items, it was still not nearly as costly as professional bee exterminators - although perhaps more toxic using Raid. I'd probably have done...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 05-16-2019, 22:02
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By VeeJay
I ended up buying Jarrow powdered l-glutamine. ...

I ended up buying Jarrow powdered l-glutamine.
1/2 tsp = 2g

I'm taking a 1/2 tsp twice a day... for now, and see how it goes. I went for the powder because I take so many supplements that it...
Forum: Diabetes 05-15-2019, 20:06
Replies: 42
Views: 751
Posted By VeeJay
Did some yard work this morning. Raked leaves out...

Did some yard work this morning. Raked leaves out from under bushes, pulled out overgrown ground cover, moved some bricks from the border and stacked to use later on. It was a workout, but I paced...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 05-13-2019, 01:18
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By VeeJay
I went looking for more information about this...

I went looking for more information about this supplement, and especially the recommended dosing. Found this website:

https://draxe.com/l-glutamine-benefits-side-effects-dosage/

From reading...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 05-13-2019, 01:00
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By VeeJay
I think the "/d" means 30g per day, and that...

I think the "/d" means 30g per day, and that amount divided over three meals. It could have been worded more clearly, that's for sure.
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