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Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 02-27-2015, 18:57
Replies: 26
Views: 4,996
Posted By MichaelCort
It's true. I've never had a problem pooping with...

It's true. I've never had a problem pooping with LCHF, but if I did, I'd just add some habaneno peppers to my diet lol works everytime. Not for everyone, but I love my spicy food.
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 02-08-2015, 17:50
Replies: 26
Views: 4,996
Posted By MichaelCort
Carbs: NOT Essential Nutrients

Are carbs an essential nutrient? I personally don't think so, but so many diabetics think they are, probably because of the ADA standards.

If it were possible to eliminate ALL carbs from one's...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 02-03-2015, 19:32
Replies: 8
Views: 2,216
Posted By MichaelCort
Yet another "cure"

Breakthrough pill can CURE diabetes: New drug fights both types of killer disease | Health | Life & Style | Daily Express...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 01-11-2015, 20:13
Replies: 58
Views: 7,964
Posted By MichaelCort
My Obamacare Gold Plan insurance (no deductible)...

My Obamacare Gold Plan insurance (no deductible) supplied me with the Bayer Contour Next meter, but the strips are $1 a piece WITH insurance. That's insane. I use the Relion Prime and have found it...
Forum: Diabetes 01-09-2015, 21:26
Replies: 9
Views: 1,837
Posted By MichaelCort
Indeed I am on atorvastatin. Yes, I am immersing...

Indeed I am on atorvastatin. Yes, I am immersing myself back in the LCHF woe again. That was a real eye-opener for me.
Forum: Diabetes 01-09-2015, 00:31
Replies: 9
Views: 1,837
Posted By MichaelCort
;-) Thanks Shanny!

;-)

Thanks Shanny!
Forum: Diabetes 01-08-2015, 23:34
Replies: 9
Views: 1,837
Posted By MichaelCort
As David said, I already answered my own...

As David said, I already answered my own question. ;-) My triglyceride was:

April 2014 (first test) - 162
August 2014 -153 (was LCHF compliant)
December 2014 -207

So it's not sticking with...
Forum: Diabetes 01-08-2015, 22:07
Replies: 9
Views: 1,837
Posted By MichaelCort
Latest Blood Test - Question

Hi all, it's been a while since I've posted. I've been LCHF since March last year when I first joined the club. I haven't been perfect, but it's really helped keep my BG under control most of the...
Forum: Diabetes 11-09-2014, 00:12
Replies: 5
Views: 2,712
Posted By MichaelCort
And then I found this, so now I'm completely...

And then I found this, so now I'm completely confused.

22.3.7. Animals Cannot Convert Fatty Acids into Glucose

It is important to note that animals are unable to effect the net synthesis of...
Forum: Diabetes 11-09-2014, 00:01
Replies: 5
Views: 2,712
Posted By MichaelCort
Hmmm...apparently it can, after doing some...

Hmmm...apparently it can, after doing some internet searches.

glu·co·ne·o·gen·e·sis (glū'kō-nē'ō-jen'ĕ-sis),
The formation of glucose from noncarbohydrates, such as protein or fat.
Synonym(s):...
Forum: Diabetes 11-08-2014, 23:29
Replies: 5
Views: 2,712
Posted By MichaelCort
Ketosis and glycerol

"fat (triacylglycerol) is cleaved to provide 3 fatty acid chains and 1 glycerol molecule in a process known as lipolysis."

Question: does the body convert the one molecule of glycerol into...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 11-08-2014, 23:01
Replies: 0
Views: 737
Posted By MichaelCort
Misinformation

So I was DX in April this year T2 A1C 7.1 and within three months of lchf woe I was 5.9.

With the help of this community, I learned what I needed to take control of this new way of life.

At...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 11-03-2014, 21:17
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By MichaelCort
Oh, yes, I agree. I never did "small night...

Oh, yes, I agree. I never did "small night caps". :-)
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 11-03-2014, 16:29
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By MichaelCort
So grateful for LCHF

I was diagnosed type 2 in March of this year. I know I was experiencing extreme, debilitating fatigue upon rising each morning, but I just attributed it to a poor diet. I was fortunate to find lchf...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 11-01-2014, 20:33
Replies: 9,268
Views: 876,034
Posted By MichaelCort
I have no problem agreeing to disagree, and I...

I have no problem agreeing to disagree, and I wish it would stay at that. I've told him "we're not discussing this anymore" but he just goes on and on and on. The last point he 'made' was 'without...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 11-01-2014, 19:02
Replies: 9,268
Views: 876,034
Posted By MichaelCort
93 this morning. By the way, I changed my...

93 this morning.

By the way, I changed my user name because I never realized when I joined and used my real name, that a day might come when a friend, newly diagnosed type 2, and has bought into...
Forum: Diabetes 10-31-2014, 17:06
Replies: 14
Views: 2,916
Posted By MichaelCort
When my doctor told me I was T2 diabetic (7.1...

When my doctor told me I was T2 diabetic (7.1 A1C) I asked if I lost 100 lbs if that would "cure" me. He emphatically said, "NO!"

Later at a get-together with friends, and I mentioned I was...
Forum: Diabetes Recipes 10-27-2014, 22:25
Replies: 6
Views: 1,415
Posted By MichaelCort
Yes, I suppose that would work. Not for bringing...

Yes, I suppose that would work. Not for bringing to a Thanksgiving Dinner and such, but I could just bring over to friends for them to enjoy at their leisure.
Forum: Diabetes Recipes 10-27-2014, 21:04
Replies: 6
Views: 1,415
Posted By MichaelCort
Sure, but I was thinking of making some for my...

Sure, but I was thinking of making some for my diabetic friends as holiday gifts, and they'd melt before I got them to them.
Forum: Diabetes Recipes 10-27-2014, 21:00
Replies: 6
Views: 1,415
Posted By MichaelCort
Coconut Oil Melting Temp

So I saw a recipe (not sure if it was here or on Facebook) for coconut oil chocolate bomb squares. I didn't save it so I tried to make some coconut oil chocolate patties using coconut oil,...
Forum: Diabetes Recipes 10-27-2014, 17:46
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By MichaelCort
You know, the first day I made this I made the...

You know, the first day I made this I made the hollandaise sauce just like that but worried about not having pasteurized eggs. Our store doesn't carry them. So I opted for the poached agg alone,...
Forum: Diabetes Recipes 10-27-2014, 17:28
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By MichaelCort
Eggplant Eggs Benedict

So I've been trying to mix it up for breakfast and I started making Eggplant Eggs Benedict for one.

I make it simple by frying a slice of eggplant in butter as a substitute for the English Muffin,...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 09-24-2014, 19:09
Replies: 58
Views: 7,964
Posted By MichaelCort
I have four meters, but only use the WalMart...

I have four meters, but only use the WalMart Relion Prime because it's accurate enough for my liking and the strips are extremely cheap, so I can test as often as I like, and, boy oh boy I test all...
Forum: Diabetes 09-20-2014, 18:03
Replies: 37
Views: 5,131
Posted By MichaelCort
This has been an interesting read. My husband,...

This has been an interesting read. My husband, who is not diabetic, has major stomach issues with anything that has any spices in it and can't eat dairy. We basically don't eat at restaurants...
Forum: Diabetes 09-15-2014, 20:20
Replies: 12
Views: 3,386
Posted By MichaelCort
Yes indeed...tons of pharmacy ads.

Yes indeed...tons of pharmacy ads.
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