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Forum: Diabetes 08-27-2014, 23:22
Replies: 27
Views: 6,142
Posted By virgilj
It's amazing how many people come to this site...

It's amazing how many people come to this site and post that they don't want to follow a low carb diet, but they still want us to tell them how to manage their diabetes because it's seriously out of...
Forum: Diabetes 08-12-2014, 04:21
Replies: 24
Views: 4,191
Posted By virgilj
Your my hero!! You've already started getting...

Your my hero!! You've already started getting things under control.

So many people come here looking for a miracle cure that requires no effort on their part and allows them to still eat chocolate...
Forum: Diabetes 08-11-2014, 21:49
Replies: 24
Views: 4,191
Posted By virgilj
You might want to take a step back and take a...

You might want to take a step back and take a good look at what you've accomplished.

You've taken on an abandoned child and given him hope for a better life.

You've gotten rid of an abusive...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 08-09-2014, 13:32
Replies: 16
Views: 2,911
Posted By virgilj
Q1, You have some decisions to make. Right...

Q1,
You have some decisions to make.

Right now your in a bit of denial. You're a type one diabetic and you want to know if it's ok to eat junk food at parties. From your posts you seem to be...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-28-2014, 21:15
Replies: 10
Views: 1,968
Posted By virgilj
The very best part of being involved with this...

The very best part of being involved with this web site is stories like yours!!!

Congratulations on your impressive results. Don't forget to reach around and pat yourself on the back. No one gave...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 07-24-2014, 13:23
Replies: 13
Views: 2,328
Posted By virgilj
Good for you magdalene74!! Most people take...

Good for you magdalene74!! Most people take scammers too lightly. Either their embarrassed they got scammed or figure there is nothing they can do and just drop the whole thing.

I live in Florida...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 07-18-2014, 00:12
Replies: 11
Views: 4,878
Posted By virgilj
In my way of thinking the label "Pre-Diabetic" is...

In my way of thinking the label "Pre-Diabetic" is lunacy. Nobody can even explain what the label means!

If I'm gaining weight at an alarming rate am I pre-obese? If I occasionally run around the...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-14-2014, 19:36
Replies: 5
Views: 1,577
Posted By virgilj
That's great Nick! Perhaps he can avoid the...

That's great Nick! Perhaps he can avoid the problems most of us face.

MY wife is not Diabetic, but she eats a LCHF diet to support me. She's also seen me lose 40+ pounds without trying so that's a...
Forum: Diabetes 07-11-2014, 06:14
Replies: 33
Views: 5,406
Posted By virgilj
Nick, I am going through the same thing...

Nick,

I am going through the same thing right now. I was using a Freestyle Lite meter that I found very accurate. It matched my lab work very closely. Unfortunately the insurance company decided...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 07-08-2014, 22:23
Replies: 11
Views: 4,048
Posted By virgilj
I just tell my friends that a Swiss study found...

I just tell my friends that a Swiss study found that a high carbohydrate diet is a major factor in male erectile dysfunction. I also tell them that the study also concludes that by replacing half the...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-08-2014, 11:34
Replies: 5
Views: 1,082
Posted By virgilj
Interesting responses! Multiple people have...

Interesting responses!

Multiple people have specifically mentioned low carb tortillas as something they could eat and no longer can tolerate.

Judy finds that her response to natural foods has...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-08-2014, 02:00
Replies: 5
Views: 1,082
Posted By virgilj
Changing Reaction to Foods

On the thread about a bread I'm testing both Shanny and Grammab gave me examples of foods they could one time eat safely, but over time they could no longer eat these foods due to BG gains. From time...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-08-2014, 00:58
Replies: 28
Views: 2,945
Posted By virgilj
Three hour test 123. staying too high too long. ...

Three hour test 123. staying too high too long.

Looks like one piece of bread is my limit.
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-08-2014, 00:01
Replies: 28
Views: 2,945
Posted By virgilj
The reading at 2 hours was 127. Looks like it...

The reading at 2 hours was 127. Looks like it peaked and is on it's way back down.
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-07-2014, 23:31
Replies: 28
Views: 2,945
Posted By virgilj
Bingo!! I was missing the peak. I just tested at...

Bingo!! I was missing the peak. I just tested at 90 minutes and the reading was 135. That's much closer to what I would expect.

Should be interesting to see what it reads at 2 hours.
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-07-2014, 23:28
Replies: 28
Views: 2,945
Posted By virgilj
Thanks Shanny for the warning!! I already went...

Thanks Shanny for the warning!! I already went through that creeping increase with tomatoes. People on here helped me figure out what was going on.

I normally test at least twice a day and record...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-07-2014, 23:05
Replies: 28
Views: 2,945
Posted By virgilj
1 hour test, 103. Same as last night with one...

1 hour test, 103. Same as last night with one piece of bread.

I'm going to test at 90 minutes. Maybe I'm missing the peak.
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-07-2014, 21:58
Replies: 28
Views: 2,945
Posted By virgilj
Ok, The two slice test is underway. I found...

Ok, The two slice test is underway.

I found some Smoked Roast Beef 0g
smokedAuJus sauce for dipping 0g
Two slices of Natures own 100% ww sugar free bread 22 g
Starting BG 86
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-07-2014, 21:36
Replies: 28
Views: 2,945
Posted By virgilj
Mbuster, I'll try to eat a two slice...

Mbuster,

I'll try to eat a two slice sandwich this evening. To be honest I'm not real sure what I have around here to use as a stuffing. With no bread I haven't been buying any sandwich fixings.
...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-07-2014, 21:18
Replies: 28
Views: 2,945
Posted By virgilj
GrammaB, It's the soft variety WW sugar free...

GrammaB,
It's the soft variety WW sugar free bread.
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-07-2014, 18:12
Replies: 28
Views: 2,945
Posted By virgilj
I agree with your assessment of exercise. I know...

I agree with your assessment of exercise. I know that in the past exercise like walking the dog caused an increase in blood glucose. I wasn't eating enough fat back then so I guess it might have been...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-07-2014, 12:24
Replies: 28
Views: 2,945
Posted By virgilj
This variety is labeled Natures Own 100% Whole...

This variety is labeled Natures Own 100% Whole Wheat 100% Whole Grain Sugar Free. This one has 50 calories per slice.

They also sell a 40 calorie per slice bread that supposedly has slightly less...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-07-2014, 02:49
Replies: 28
Views: 2,945
Posted By virgilj
Officials called for a four hour test before...

Officials called for a four hour test before declaring victory for Natures Own.

The test resulted in a BG of 100!!!

Natures own is the champion.
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-07-2014, 01:54
Replies: 28
Views: 2,945
Posted By virgilj
Well folks, the results are in for the three hour...

Well folks, the results are in for the three hour test and the crowd is going wild!!!
The three hour test result was 99.

Fans of High Blood Glucose are throwing chairs in the ring in protest.
...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-07-2014, 00:58
Replies: 28
Views: 2,945
Posted By virgilj
The critical two hour mark is here and BG is...

The critical two hour mark is here and BG is staggering. BG took a hell of a beating in the last hour and ended the two hour test at 102.

Bread is sitting on his stool smirking. Is that a sign of...
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