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Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-28-2012, 00:39
Replies: 7
Views: 1,146
Posted By GretchenRS
Two days before Christmas was my grandson's 10th...

Two days before Christmas was my grandson's 10th birthday -- and he wanted a German chocolate cake, which I made from scratch. No telling how many carbs I ingested while scooping up crumbs and...
Forum: Diabetes 12-22-2012, 23:48
Replies: 47
Views: 7,460
Posted By GretchenRS
~~ mylady1993 ~~ Hi and welcome to our...

~~ mylady1993 ~~ Hi and welcome to our community!!

You could not find a more caring and understanding community than we have right here.

I wish we could say that our Doctors and Dietitians...
Forum: Diabetes 12-22-2012, 18:13
Replies: 12
Views: 2,774
Posted By GretchenRS
Here are links to Direct Labs Discussion of the...

Here are links to Direct Labs Discussion of the NMR profile: https://www.directlabs.com/Resources/Cardiovascular/NMRLipoProfile/tabid/181/language/en-US/Default.aspx

And their PDF that tells you...
Forum: Diabetes Recipes 12-21-2012, 18:45
Replies: 11
Views: 2,799
Posted By GretchenRS
~~ GrammaB ~~~ I made these for breakfast --...

~~ GrammaB ~~~

I made these for breakfast -- warmed some frozen strawberries and raspberries in the microwave, then mixed with Splenda and heated again for the filling.

They were divine!! ...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-21-2012, 17:06
Replies: 28
Views: 3,092
Posted By GretchenRS
~~ fiesta ~~ I have been eating LC/HF including...

~~ fiesta ~~
I have been eating LC/HF including such saturated fats as butter, coconut oil (probably the healthiest fat on the planet) and the fat on meat such as bacon fat. My cholesterol is fine....
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-21-2012, 04:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,593
Posted By GretchenRS
~~ Hi Okatt ~~~ and welcome to our community~~ ...

~~ Hi Okatt ~~~ and welcome to our community~~

First I want to thank you for your honesty, telling us how you controlled for a few years and then became lax. It is a warning to all of us. I...
Forum: Diabetes Recipes 12-21-2012, 04:08
Replies: 11
Views: 2,799
Posted By GretchenRS
Ohhhh yummmmmmmm I will have to try that...

Ohhhh yummmmmmmm I will have to try that tomorrow. But I will definitely have to double the recipe, I don't think my mouth could stand getting just one of these ;)
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 12-21-2012, 03:51
Replies: 3
Views: 2,490
Posted By GretchenRS
I agree with you completely -- I questioned the...

I agree with you completely -- I questioned the "Type 2 is 100% curable" -- there was also a link to this article on his Facebook page, and I made the comment there that because there is a genetic...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 12-21-2012, 00:16
Replies: 3
Views: 2,490
Posted By GretchenRS
The Deliberate Lies They Tell About Diabetes

Healthy Living How-To posted this interesting article on Dr. Mercola's web site.
I am curious to know what your opinions are about what he has to say. It is a somewhat different take on the cause...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-20-2012, 16:40
Replies: 16
Views: 2,693
Posted By GretchenRS
I have a niece that is into the "survivalist"...

I have a niece that is into the "survivalist" movement and has been featured on some television documentaries about this and those who believe the world is going to end tomorrow. She teaches hand...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-20-2012, 16:29
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By GretchenRS
~~ Hi sybercat ~~ and welcome to our community !!...

~~ Hi sybercat ~~ and welcome to our community !!

Well you have done just great to lower your BG so much in just a week!

My doctor and I were totally shocked with my diabetes DX because I had...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-20-2012, 16:20
Replies: 16
Views: 2,140
Posted By GretchenRS
~~ xhere ~~ You are really doing well. The...

~~ xhere ~~

You are really doing well. The only recommendation I would make would be to leave out the LC wheat toast at breakfast, for a couple of reasons. Increase maybe to two eggs, and have...
Forum: Diabetes Recipes 12-20-2012, 15:46
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By GretchenRS
While I have not been a big squash eater --...

While I have not been a big squash eater -- others encouraged me to try spaghetti squash, and I have learned how to cook it. And I have had it several times now with both bottled and my own homemade...
Forum: Diabetes 12-20-2012, 14:55
Replies: 24
Views: 4,419
Posted By GretchenRS
I know when I told my doctor that there is no...

I know when I told my doctor that there is no relationship between cholesterol levels and heart disease, in fact 50 to 75% of people suffering heart attacks have low cholesterol levels, she was...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-19-2012, 22:35
Replies: 6
Views: 1,253
Posted By GretchenRS
I made something very similar to this with...

I made something very similar to this with chicken, based on Hellman's recipe, using almond flour instead of bread crumbs on top. Family loved it.
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-19-2012, 22:32
Replies: 12
Views: 2,108
Posted By GretchenRS
~~ mcseccne ~~ Okay now I am jealous. :o ...

~~ mcseccne ~~

Okay now I am jealous. :o But sigh, I have too many kitchen gadgets as it is. But now that you have that ninja, maybe you can hop on your bike and bring us some of your freshly...
Forum: Diabetes 12-19-2012, 22:25
Replies: 24
Views: 4,419
Posted By GretchenRS
I was looking at the FDA's site, on why they...

I was looking at the FDA's site, on why they changed the labels, and others. And what bothers me is that all them keep saying "the benefits far outweigh the risks", and they keep saying that the...
Forum: Diabetes 12-19-2012, 18:32
Replies: 24
Views: 4,419
Posted By GretchenRS
~~ Abra ~~ This might help -- it is a...

~~ Abra ~~

This might help -- it is a Medscape article about the recent changes the FDA instituted in statin drug labels, why the changes were made, what the data showed in the studies.
In this...
Forum: Diabetes News 12-19-2012, 18:18
Replies: 21
Views: 3,173
Posted By GretchenRS
I had to take my grandson to his cub scout...

I had to take my grandson to his cub scout Christmas party, and the tables were laden with all kinds of treats. I found it really very easy to pass on the cookies and desserts. I had slices of...
Forum: Diabetes Complications 12-19-2012, 15:55
Replies: 5
Views: 1,796
Posted By GretchenRS
~~ Hi Lee ~~ Three years prior to my...

~~ Hi Lee ~~

Three years prior to my diagnosis, when I had a physical with numerous tests, I recall my doctor at that time, said my blood sugars were "a little high". I wish he and I both had paid...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-19-2012, 15:43
Replies: 5
Views: 1,209
Posted By GretchenRS
~~ hammi ~~ I do hope you are following the...

~~ hammi ~~

I do hope you are following the advice in the Blood Sugar 101 site that John recommended to you.
I will say that it is very difficult to control diabetes on a vegetarian diet,...
Forum: Diabetes 12-19-2012, 15:32
Replies: 24
Views: 4,419
Posted By GretchenRS
~~ Abra ~~ If you go to Amazon com and...

~~ Abra ~~

If you go to Amazon com and search on "Cholesterol Myth" it will bring up Dr. Sinatra and Dr. Bowden's new book, as well as others on the same subject. These are the doctors that were...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-19-2012, 15:18
Replies: 16
Views: 2,140
Posted By GretchenRS
~~ Hi xhere ~~ and welcome to our community!! ...

~~ Hi xhere ~~ and welcome to our community!!

First of all, your drop in A1C from 11.0 to 6.4 is very good. As you continue to work on controlling your Blood glucose, your A1C will continue to go...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-19-2012, 15:06
Replies: 28
Views: 3,092
Posted By GretchenRS
~~ Hi Ray ~~ and welcome to our community! ...

~~ Hi Ray ~~ and welcome to our community!

When the Atkins diet was first published, many dietitians and doctors were alarmed. They were sure it had to be harmful, all those saturated fats!! That...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-19-2012, 14:32
Replies: 9,398
Views: 1,295,588
Posted By GretchenRS
Woo hooo !!! 117 this morning, a new low for me...

Woo hooo !!! 117 this morning, a new low for me !!!

I didn't post the last few days because I was ashamed. I had indulged in some carby meals over the weekend (feeling crappy about several...
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