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Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 04-01-2015, 00:09
Replies: 9
Views: 2,939
Posted By Rad Warrier
When meter manufacturers claim the error as 20%...

When meter manufacturers claim the error as 20% it is the maximum error. It doesn’t mean that every time you take a reading, the error will be 20%. In the past nine years, whenever I had a lab test...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 03-31-2015, 22:12
Replies: 9
Views: 2,939
Posted By Rad Warrier
I don't believe fructose, or glucose, or protein...

I don't believe fructose, or glucose, or protein or fat will cause any harm if taken in reasonable amounts. Only when you take unreasonable amounts of these nutrients that damage can happen. By...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 03-31-2015, 19:40
Replies: 9
Views: 2,939
Posted By Rad Warrier
Sorry to disappoint you, fruit was better than...

Sorry to disappoint you, fruit was better than candy ;).

The figure shows that fruit had a lower "area under the curve" than for candy having same amount of glucose.


Regards,
Rad
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 03-31-2015, 16:48
Replies: 9
Views: 2,939
Posted By Rad Warrier
A Brief Explanation of the Area Under the Curve

During a discussion in another forum I realized that it would be beneficial for diabetics to have a baic understanding of the concept of the “area under the curve”. Here is a simple and brief...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 03-26-2015, 21:45
Replies: 11
Views: 2,268
Posted By Rad Warrier
Some of these questions came to my mind when I...

Some of these questions came to my mind when I read the paper. I don't have hyperglycemia in the fasting state (except in the morning which problem has now resolved.) Even if I eat a lot of carbs,...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 03-26-2015, 00:45
Replies: 11
Views: 2,268
Posted By Rad Warrier
I too like eating (and eat tasty food of around...

I too like eating (and eat tasty food of around 200 g of carbohydrates / day) but did not at all feel that the article was focussed on the fasting state. As I understand it, the article was focussed...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 03-25-2015, 15:35
Replies: 11
Views: 2,268
Posted By Rad Warrier
Insulin: understanding its action in health and disease

Here is an interesting article (http://bja.oxfordjournals.org/content/85/1/69.full.pdf). It says that the role of insulin is more of "applying brake" to processes like glycogenolysis (producing...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-16-2015, 14:05
Replies: 4
Views: 1,427
Posted By Rad Warrier
I have roughly estimated my carb consumption per...

I have roughly estimated my carb consumption per day to be 180 - 200 g but some days it can go significantly higher. I haven't tried to estimate my fat or protein consumption. I get my fat mostly...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-16-2015, 01:48
Replies: 4
Views: 1,427
Posted By Rad Warrier
A Crude "OGTT" using Food ;)

The saga of my tummy fat elimination experiment continues.

Day before yesterday we went out for supper to celebrate yesterday's Valentines day. It was a disaster, the restaurant food was so...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-11-2015, 23:08
Replies: 9
Views: 1,532
Posted By Rad Warrier
The despised “C” word – and from me!

Well, not really from me. The “cure” word is from George Edappilly. George is no evanescent internet apparition. He is a flesh and blood person I know well. Or rather, I knew well. A quarter...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-02-2015, 20:11
Replies: 4
Views: 1,179
Posted By Rad Warrier
Saw an FBG of 4.8 (87) this morning

Saw a morning fasting blood glucose reading of 4.8 mmol/L (87 mg/dL) this morning around 5:30 AM. It is extremely rare for me to see such an FBG number. Till October 2014, my typical FBG numbers...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 01-12-2015, 21:18
Replies: 0
Views: 2,267
Posted By Rad Warrier
Food and Metabolism

A thread in another diabetes e-forum reminded me of a recent conversation I had with a type 2 diabetic, a flesh-and-blood lady and not a denizen of the internet, on food and metabolism. From what...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-21-2014, 23:21
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By Rad Warrier
A 2015 Goal

In October this year I decided to give myself a novel new year present. And that present is myself without cental obesity. Glad to say that I expect to achieve the goal quite early in 2015, may be...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-20-2014, 22:51
Replies: 1
Views: 1,295
Posted By Rad Warrier
Happy Solstice, Happy Christmas and Season's Greetings

Happy Solstice, Happy Christmas and Seasons Greetings to all members of DF.

Tomorrow is the winter solstice (summer solstice for those on the southern hemisphere) and the shortest day for those on...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 11-29-2014, 16:13
Replies: 7
Views: 1,607
Posted By Rad Warrier
Where is the edit button to correct the typo -...

Where is the edit button to correct the typo - change situations to situations? I am sure it used to be there and was quite easy to locate when I used to post previously.

Regards,
Rad
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 11-29-2014, 15:49
Replies: 7
Views: 1,607
Posted By Rad Warrier
Weight loss questions

Let us say a person with stable weight starts creating a 'calorie deficit' by eating a little less than his/her normal and doing exercise a little more than his or her normal. Let us say the person's...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 10-22-2014, 02:44
Replies: 3
Views: 1,181
Posted By Rad Warrier
Happy Diwali!

Wish all members of DF a happy Diwali / Deepavali (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diwali) (Festival of Lights)!

Best regards,
Rad
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 10-12-2014, 12:51
Replies: 8
Views: 1,490
Posted By Rad Warrier
Toilets to the right, toilets to the left ...

A couple of days ago the flush tank in one of the toilets of my house began leaking water into the commode non-stop. I "investigated" the issue on the net watching wonderful Youtube videos,...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 06-28-2014, 11:42
Replies: 2
Views: 1,021
Posted By Rad Warrier
Exercise May Promote Diversity of Gut Bacteria

It is with a big pinch of salt that I normally take anything that Dr. Mercola says. But in this...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 06-17-2014, 00:25
Replies: 4
Views: 1,002
Posted By Rad Warrier
Weight loss in summer

I don't need to lose or gain weight, but would definitely appreciate it if a redistribution of fat occurred away from the tummy region :D. I am not consciously making any effort to lose or gain...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-28-2014, 19:22
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By Rad Warrier
Walking, jogging and elliptical

Now that spring has been properly installed in Canada (without any error messages popping up :D), I have ditched my morning indoor exercise (primarily on the elliptical) in favor of outdoor exercise...
Forum: Diabetes News 03-30-2014, 21:04
Replies: 13
Views: 3,371
Posted By Rad Warrier
My main point was that I didn't have to take...

My main point was that I didn't have to take statin to bring my lipid profile to a normal and healthy level. Another point was that I didn't have to "up the fat" and go lchf way to do that. ...
Forum: Diabetes News 03-30-2014, 15:12
Replies: 13
Views: 3,371
Posted By Rad Warrier
I don't remember if I posted my lipid profile...

I don't remember if I posted my lipid profile shown below here before, but no harm even if it is a repeat post :)

The attachment shows my lipid profile at the time of diagnosis about 9 years ago...
Forum: Diabetes 03-09-2014, 17:24
Replies: 2
Views: 1,532
Posted By Rad Warrier
My Days of Pre-Diabetes

While going through some old photos today, I came across this family photo shown below (son, wife and self) taken 9˝ years ago (in late 2004) when we were living in Halifax in eastern Canada. The...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 01-04-2014, 18:35
Replies: 4
Views: 1,385
Posted By Rad Warrier
Blood Pressure

On my drug store visit today, I checked my blood pressure twice, about 5 minutes apart. The following are the results obtained from the machine at the drug store (I still have the print outs with...
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