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Forum: New Member Introductions 02-16-2016, 19:20
Replies: 65
Views: 7,798
Posted By silvertiger
Edge, I'm glad you found this site! Sounds like...

Edge, I'm glad you found this site! Sounds like you're doing really well.

You will find people here who are doing as close to zero carb as possible. That works well for them. Because of my...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-13-2016, 19:12
Replies: 3
Views: 2,649
Posted By silvertiger
You should aim for an A1C in the 5% range. ...

You should aim for an A1C in the 5% range. Medications are ok, although any med that forces your pancreas to produce insulin will only harm you in the long run. The way to reduce your BG is to eat...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-13-2016, 19:08
Replies: 13
Views: 2,201
Posted By silvertiger
Welcome! The biggest thing to remember is that...

Welcome! The biggest thing to remember is that doctors don't know everything, and you need to eat whatever keeps your BG below 140 at all times. That's testing at one hour AND two hours after eating,...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-13-2016, 19:06
Replies: 4
Views: 1,370
Posted By silvertiger
Welcome Sarah! Glad to see you've made progress...

Welcome Sarah! Glad to see you've made progress already!
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 01-13-2016, 17:20
Replies: 12
Views: 2,648
Posted By silvertiger
Welcome back!!! I've let a few carbs creep back...

Welcome back!!! I've let a few carbs creep back in as well, sadly, and am feeling worse for it!
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 01-13-2016, 16:17
Replies: 4
Views: 2,474
Posted By silvertiger
My lowest readings tend to be around 5.3, and of...

My lowest readings tend to be around 5.3, and of course I try to keep highest below 7.8. Testing many times in a row doesn't work well because of the 20% allowed variation in meters. That being...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 11-05-2015, 21:36
Replies: 3
Views: 1,560
Posted By silvertiger
Mmm, puppy bagels. OMG LOL

Mmm, puppy bagels. OMG LOL
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 11-05-2015, 21:35
Replies: 11
Views: 6,351
Posted By silvertiger
Definitely you need to start with a low dose of...

Definitely you need to start with a low dose of Met and work your way up. The more carbs you eat, the worse gas you will get. Good luck!
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 11-04-2015, 21:17
Replies: 11
Views: 6,894
Posted By silvertiger
Sometimes a bladder infection just happens. I...

Sometimes a bladder infection just happens. I wouldn't relate it to anything unless you can't get rid of it or it recurs frequently, and even then there are other causes for bladder infections.
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 11-04-2015, 20:53
Replies: 19
Views: 4,674
Posted By silvertiger
I read a book where a doctor recommended that...

I read a book where a doctor recommended that either you should try for ketosis OR eat about 120g of carbs per day because the brain needs 120g of carbs and if you keep your body at the point where...
Forum: Diabetes 11-04-2015, 20:48
Replies: 2
Views: 1,636
Posted By silvertiger
Interesting! Thanks for sharing.

Interesting! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 11-04-2015, 20:46
Replies: 28
Views: 7,655
Posted By silvertiger
I tried a LOT of recipes for low carb bread, and...

I tried a LOT of recipes for low carb bread, and never found one that was like "real" bread. I now have real bread as a treat VERY occasionally because it seemed like trying all the different recipes...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-06-2015, 03:09
Replies: 25
Views: 4,943
Posted By silvertiger
The test your doctor does is called the A1C. It...

The test your doctor does is called the A1C. It gives the average BG over the past three months. You may also have had a fasting BG test.

Even if those are normal, you may have high blood sugar...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-10-2015, 20:46
Replies: 10
Views: 4,540
Posted By silvertiger
I'm definitely going to stay away from ghee while...

I'm definitely going to stay away from ghee while on the elimination diet, but good to know about it for after that. I'm really hoping that it turns out I'm ok with dairy.

VeeJay, thanks for...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-06-2015, 20:48
Replies: 10
Views: 4,540
Posted By silvertiger
Gluten free, dairy free low carb?, high fat

Hi all.

I'm going to be going on an elimination diet for three weeks to make sure I don't have sensitivities to gluten or dairy. The blood tests show nothing, but they only show severe allergies...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-23-2015, 17:46
Replies: 9
Views: 2,115
Posted By silvertiger
I hope you come back... we can help you!

I hope you come back... we can help you!
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-23-2015, 17:43
Replies: 3
Views: 1,285
Posted By silvertiger
When to take meds usually depends on other...

When to take meds usually depends on other medications you are taking, I'd ask your pharmacist or doc.

If you can avoid carbs and eat a low carb, high fat diet (natural fats) you can lower your...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-23-2015, 17:42
Replies: 6
Views: 1,521
Posted By silvertiger
Testing before your meal and an hour and two...

Testing before your meal and an hour and two hours afterwards, with a goal of staying under 140, is the best way to go.

For the plantar fasciitis, have you tried keeping a can of beans or some...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 06-23-2015, 17:25
Replies: 18
Views: 3,239
Posted By silvertiger
Also remember that if you are losing weight, your...

Also remember that if you are losing weight, your lipid numbers may be higher than normal. They will fall after your weight stabilizes.
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-23-2015, 17:22
Replies: 11
Views: 2,115
Posted By silvertiger
Welcome! I agree with both the LCHF way of...

Welcome!

I agree with both the LCHF way of eating recommendation and that your BG should stay below 140 at all times to avoid damage. This forum contains plenty of advice to help you achieve that...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 06-15-2015, 16:56
Replies: 20
Views: 7,050
Posted By silvertiger
I heard about intermittent fasting and realized...

I heard about intermittent fasting and realized that I'm not hungry most mornings. So I've been skipping breakfast and not been hungry until lunch. The key is that you shouldn't feel so hungry that...
Forum: Diabetes 06-15-2015, 16:26
Replies: 9
Views: 1,774
Posted By silvertiger
Yay Dave! And it looks like you have a doctor who...

Yay Dave! And it looks like you have a doctor who is open to learning as well!
Forum: Diabetes 06-15-2015, 16:25
Replies: 3
Views: 1,554
Posted By silvertiger
Hello. You will heal better after any...

Hello.

You will heal better after any surgery if you can get your BG down below 140 at all times... so I'd recommend working on that ASAP!
Forum: Diabetes 06-15-2015, 16:24
Replies: 2
Views: 1,402
Posted By silvertiger
We definitely need to see your BG levels. I used...

We definitely need to see your BG levels. I used to be very tired when my A1C was 6, and that's just pre-diabetic!
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 06-15-2015, 16:20
Replies: 19
Views: 7,229
Posted By silvertiger
I recommend getting more salt as well. If you...

I recommend getting more salt as well. If you don't have salt your energy levels will really dive. Fat and salt, who knew! LOL.
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