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Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 03-02-2017, 21:07
Replies: 26
Views: 4,376
Posted By donnaB
From someone else on the forum that helped me out...

From someone else on the forum that helped me out initially

Weight of meat/poultry/game is given as raw weight, cook in butter, lard, coconut oil and spices/herbs of choice.

Breakfast: 4oz beef...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 03-02-2017, 20:59
Replies: 10
Views: 3,889
Posted By donnaB
Eat your greens! They help too. Eye doctor told...

Eat your greens! They help too. Eye doctor told a friend of mine (non-diabetic) that his eyes looked much better than last year and asked him if he's been eating more greens. answer "yes" ...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 03-02-2017, 20:25
Replies: 13
Views: 3,578
Posted By donnaB
there is no herbal otc i've seen that can cure.

there is no herbal otc i've seen that can cure.
Forum: Diabetes 03-02-2017, 20:22
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By donnaB
Ha! Maybe I am cured then. I'll take it! don't...

Ha! Maybe I am cured then. I'll take it! don't know if i'd pass the ogtt though! I ate a pretzel fasting one day and shot to over 200! (just couldn't resist the aroma on an empty stomach and i'd...
Forum: Diabetes 03-01-2017, 17:09
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By donnaB
DonnaB update

Hi All,

Been a while since I posted, but I've still been hanging out some!
To give my quick background, lean "pre" in 2013 and found it myself after doing the bagel morning test from BS101 (my...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 03-09-2016, 22:43
Replies: 15
Views: 6,397
Posted By donnaB
This is an easily controlled condition. It is...

This is an easily controlled condition. It is not the end of the world, even if it feels like it is right now.
Forum: Diabetes 04-07-2015, 19:15
Replies: 16
Views: 4,445
Posted By donnaB
Thanks everyone. So helpful!

Thanks everyone. So helpful!
Forum: Diabetes 04-06-2015, 14:30
Replies: 16
Views: 4,445
Posted By donnaB
Thanks dagnabit and soaplvr! The immune system...

Thanks dagnabit and soaplvr! The immune system info especially will be very helpful I'm sure!
Forum: Diabetes 04-01-2015, 00:57
Replies: 16
Views: 4,445
Posted By donnaB
She had tested the candy and fruit when she first...

She had tested the candy and fruit when she first tried them. No difference to pp at the time. 2nd glass of wine she didn't test. Supplements she added because she was sick all last year and was...
Forum: Diabetes 03-31-2015, 19:16
Replies: 16
Views: 4,445
Posted By donnaB
Got some more info. 1 correction- Jumped to...

Got some more info.
1 correction- Jumped to 120 fasting (not 110) from~ 90. She was very freaked out.
She hasn't checked postprandial in a couple months since she felt diet was the same but will...
Forum: Diabetes 03-31-2015, 17:44
Replies: 16
Views: 4,445
Posted By donnaB
Thanks all. Sorry couldn't get back sooner. ...

Thanks all.

Sorry couldn't get back sooner.
I'll ask her q.
Not in ketosis I know, keeping carbs ~70.
no medications.
Still keeping active as usual.

But I'll ask all questions.
I'll see if...
Forum: Diabetes 03-27-2015, 22:20
Replies: 16
Views: 4,445
Posted By donnaB
Reasons for higher fasting BG numbers?

Dear Group,
I would love your input. My friend asked me this question. She started LCHF a couple years ago. She’s been so happy and doing great with fasting 85-95. For the past couple of months...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 03-18-2015, 17:20
Replies: 46
Views: 9,059
Posted By donnaB
If you press your fingers into your leg and then...

If you press your fingers into your leg and then remove do you feel a difference, see a difference, see a depression that takes a while to get back?
I second going to the doc
Forum: Diabetes Complications 03-17-2015, 21:35
Replies: 14
Views: 5,548
Posted By donnaB
Did your feet start hurting prior to getting...

Did your feet start hurting prior to getting diagnosed?
Or did they start hurting after you went on insulin?
One thing to note, if you bring your BG down too fast you can get insular neuritis, so...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 03-17-2015, 21:16
Replies: 35
Views: 11,870
Posted By donnaB
i second using the lite olive oil s that you...

i second using the lite olive oil s that you don't have the dtrong taste if you don't like it. Besides I think the tales of olive oil being cut with other oils is greatly exaggerated. Looking at...
Forum: Diabetes 03-17-2015, 16:24
Replies: 17
Views: 4,070
Posted By donnaB
So you've been eating low carb? How do your...

So you've been eating low carb?
How do your glucose numbers on your meter compare now to before starting low carb?
fasting, pre-meal, 1 h after 1st bite, 2 h after 1st bite?
Did they check insulin...
Forum: Diabetes 03-17-2015, 15:33
Replies: 33
Views: 5,199
Posted By donnaB
Just echoing above and saying take a look at your...

Just echoing above and saying take a look at your meds. If you're not eating then you may not want to take them, and if you're LCHF then consider getting off glip.
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 03-17-2015, 15:26
Replies: 35
Views: 11,870
Posted By donnaB
For now I am going to stick to trying to keep my...

For now I am going to stick to trying to keep my LDL-P low. So if I can keep that number lower by using olive oil I will feel better about it. There is not enough evidence at this point that...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 03-16-2015, 21:44
Replies: 35
Views: 11,870
Posted By donnaB
My LDL went up. Actually had them re-check and...

My LDL went up. Actually had them re-check and did NMR testing and got particle number and size. Particle size was fine. But number was well in the danger zone. I know many say LDL doesn't...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 03-16-2015, 21:17
Replies: 17
Views: 4,323
Posted By donnaB
Making homemade "yogurt" can be great because you...

Making homemade "yogurt" can be great because you can ferment for a whole 24 h and get all the lactose fermented out. store bought yogurts ferment for 4h, and thus don't get al the lactose out. I...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 03-16-2015, 20:44
Replies: 35
Views: 11,870
Posted By donnaB
Saturated Fat and Cholesterol view by Peter Attia

New blog post this weekend by Dr Attia.
Basically saying that if you add a whole lot of saturated fat to your diet, even with ketosis, and your LDL-P shoots up, he would recommend to his patients...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-06-2015, 17:47
Replies: 14
Views: 3,700
Posted By donnaB
Thanks all! Didn't know if I'd be starving and...

Thanks all! Didn't know if I'd be starving and non-functional if all I had were liquids the day before the procedure.
Thanks on the electrolyte water tip and the probiotics.
My directions are...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-06-2015, 15:25
Replies: 14
Views: 3,700
Posted By donnaB
Colonoscopy fasting

How did it feel?
Doc says broth, no fat, steamed white rice am and lunch only.
Obviously I'll skip the rice, but am I going to be starving with no fat and only broth all day?
What was your...
Forum: Diabetes 09-26-2014, 02:25
Replies: 84
Views: 17,995
Posted By donnaB
Yep that was high sugar and high insulin. Looks...

Yep that was high sugar and high insulin. Looks like insulin resistance Are you going to keep up with low carb? Metformin will work to keep your liver from dumping too much glucose. This works of...
Forum: Diabetes 08-23-2014, 00:46
Replies: 78
Views: 14,277
Posted By donnaB
Definitely get endoscopy done. And you really...

Definitely get endoscopy done. And you really will have to eliminate all problem foods for a few weeks to see if they affect you. If you have an obstruction or stenosis they can take care of that and...
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