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Forum: Diabetes 09-21-2015, 01:30
Replies: 14
Views: 3,048
Posted By 4thcorner
inspiring - hope it'll motivate me to do better...

inspiring - hope it'll motivate me to do better at reducing carbs, which somehow have snuck back into my diet.
Forum: Diabetes News 09-21-2015, 01:29
Replies: 12
Views: 7,376
Posted By 4thcorner
animal and plant protein diets

This is an abstract from a small sample study but interesting. Shows that diabetics (average a1c = 7) who ate more protein, animal or plant, showed decreased liver fat and A1c. Differential effects...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-03-2015, 21:10
Replies: 602
Views: 96,186
Posted By 4thcorner
Thanks for being so dedicated & reporting. When...

Thanks for being so dedicated & reporting. When do you do your next blood labs done? We're all curious, I'm sure, to see what happens to your cholesterols! And from your bg readings, it's hard to...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 07-03-2015, 20:34
Replies: 3
Views: 4,215
Posted By 4thcorner
Is this the same as Abbot Precision Freestyle Neo...

Is this the same as Abbot Precision Freestyle Neo system (in US)?
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-01-2015, 23:40
Replies: 19
Views: 3,958
Posted By 4thcorner
Thanks, folks. I'll still try myself. Wishful...

Thanks, folks. I'll still try myself. Wishful thinking, and all that (I thought the OJ was crazy, too - why do that to anyone w/D?)

I need to go back to rigorous post-meal testing for a while...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-01-2015, 23:14
Replies: 19
Views: 3,958
Posted By 4thcorner
sorry - I fear I misled you by my error in...

sorry - I fear I misled you by my error in writing the title.

It was a whole meal (with lots of carbs, though). My thought is that it will be interesting to test and see if adding vinegar (in...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-01-2015, 22:53
Replies: 19
Views: 3,958
Posted By 4thcorner
whoops - title should read 'post meal' not...

whoops - title should read 'post meal' not 'bread' - I've been reading far too many studies today! Unfortunately I can't figure out how to edit the title.
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-01-2015, 22:51
Replies: 19
Views: 3,958
Posted By 4thcorner
Vinegar reduces post-meal spike?

I just ran across this 2015 study showing that vinegar (acetic acid) lowered post-prandial arterial BG after a 'mixed' meal in recently diagnosed diabetics not yet on medication (very small sample -...
Forum: Diabetes News 05-20-2015, 18:48
Replies: 7
Views: 5,551
Posted By 4thcorner
thanks for the references, Shalynne (the 15...

thanks for the references, Shalynne (the 15 minute edit restriction is too short).
Forum: Diabetes News 05-20-2015, 18:26
Replies: 7
Views: 5,551
Posted By 4thcorner
whoops -- meant to say I posted the TPP stuff in...

whoops -- meant to say I posted the TPP stuff in the Forum Lounge.
Forum: Diabetes News 05-20-2015, 18:07
Replies: 7
Views: 5,551
Posted By 4thcorner
all we can do is try to keep our BG under...

all we can do is try to keep our BG under control. can't do anything to stop Big Pharma doing what it does.

I'm adding added an off (not very far) topic on Big Pharma's push to pass the Trans...
Forum: Diabetes News 05-19-2015, 03:07
Replies: 7
Views: 5,551
Posted By 4thcorner
Blood glucose & alzheimer's

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/05/150504163328.htm

Increased blood sugar levels in mice (ok, ok... but remember just how much DNA we share with other mammals ... like 90+%!) are...
Forum: Diabetes News 04-25-2015, 02:41
Replies: 2
Views: 5,253
Posted By 4thcorner
metformin and... fish

Metformin that is excreted ends up in fresh water (same as many other drugs, caffeine etc) and can cause male fish to become 'intersex' and produce eggs. Whew. Of course it may be a drug-drug...
Forum: Diabetes News 03-08-2015, 20:26
Replies: 9
Views: 7,787
Posted By 4thcorner
sleep loss

I've noticed for years that my BG is higher when I've gotten too little sleep. This new report from U Waterloo shows I'm not the only one. Let's hear it for enough sleep to be really rested! :D
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Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-14-2015, 05:02
Replies: 32
Views: 4,342
Posted By 4thcorner
Understand totally your problem. You have my...

Understand totally your problem. You have my endless sympathy.

I use avocado oil for hands, feet, face, anywhere. Works well, absorbs quickly, not greasy. (I use food-grade oil & it's very nice...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 12-28-2014, 18:07
Replies: 2
Views: 1,780
Posted By 4thcorner
DIY app to measure BG & control insulin injection

Just ran across this article on individuals who're creating phone apps to continuously monitor BG & inject insulin as needed. Anyone heard about or tried this?

Diabetes Patients Are Hacking...
Forum: Diabetes 12-20-2014, 19:05
Replies: 26
Views: 3,525
Posted By 4thcorner
ymmv

YMMV = your mileage (results) may vary, according to urban dictionary :p
Forum: Diabetes 12-20-2014, 18:47
Replies: 17
Views: 2,351
Posted By 4thcorner
Here's the correct 2nd citation (I mistakenly...

Here's the correct 2nd citation (I mistakenly repeated the same article link in post #3) to an article showing considerable average increase (~40 pts) in fasting plasma glucose in male diabetics...
Forum: Diabetes 12-18-2014, 02:03
Replies: 17
Views: 2,351
Posted By 4thcorner
thanks. useful info. I'm especially curious...

thanks. useful info. I'm especially curious about effects in women because (a) I am one and (b) apparently men didn't show the same increased risk for new-onset of diabetes after taking statins. ...
Forum: Diabetes 12-18-2014, 01:44
Replies: 17
Views: 2,351
Posted By 4thcorner
Here's a recent study abstract showing the...

Here's a recent study abstract showing the mechanism by which statins impair glucose uptake in human cells Statins impair glucose uptake in human cells. - PubMed - NCBI...
Forum: Diabetes 12-18-2014, 01:21
Replies: 17
Views: 2,351
Posted By 4thcorner
do statins increase BG in women?

I'm trying to find info on whether the increased risk for (new) diabetes in women that's associated with taking statins (apparently due to decreasing sensitivity to insulin, maybe other factors) also...
Forum: Diabetes News 12-12-2014, 18:00
Replies: 2
Views: 4,785
Posted By 4thcorner
Guess that's ok, given that so many people misuse...

Guess that's ok, given that so many people misuse and are mislead by the C word (and always have been). Obviously the only real, permanent cure for any disease is death, which completely eliminates...
Forum: Diabetes News 12-12-2014, 01:02
Replies: 2
Views: 4,785
Posted By 4thcorner
Progress by endocrine combo?

Interesting report on an endocrine combo that seems to have cured adult onset diabetes in mice, with clinical trials on their way. I'm always glad to read of progress even on mice. This approach...
Forum: Diabetes News 07-20-2014, 20:53
Replies: 6
Views: 5,625
Posted By 4thcorner
Don't give up quite yet. If you & your MD can...

Don't give up quite yet. If you & your MD can document that the switch to Humulin led to failure to control your BG, it is quite possible you'll be able to switch back to Lantus as is done sometimes...
Forum: Diabetes News 07-12-2014, 02:13
Replies: 5
Views: 4,877
Posted By 4thcorner
Talking If you're lucky (as I am, in the Bellingham WA...

If you're lucky (as I am, in the Bellingham WA area, with the retail store Drizzle) you might have a store nearby that specializes in good olive oils, with tastings & highly informed staff. Our...
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