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Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-14-2020, 01:11
Replies: 9
Views: 180
Posted By VeeJay
Just saw this thread. WOW, moon, you've really...

Just saw this thread. WOW, moon, you've really got things in line. Good for you, girl.

And that endo is certainly a keeper.
Forum: Diabetes 01-27-2020, 01:58
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By VeeJay
That 6.5 is probably a more accurate number...

That 6.5 is probably a more accurate number because I'm thinking that the 5.7 was achieved by periods of time when your BG was very low. As mbuster suggested, lowering your day-time BG through less...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-27-2020, 01:50
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By VeeJay
Hi David, and welcome back You've been...

Hi David, and welcome back

You've been through the ringer, haven't you!

I had my gallbladder removed when I was about 25yrs old. I, too, found that I couldn't handle fats immediately after....
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-19-2019, 21:04
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By VeeJay
FYI On the label, "total carbs" is made up of...

FYI
On the label, "total carbs" is made up of sugar + fiber. One can subtract fiber* because it is non-digestible. But the sugar part is very digestible and is what makes up the "net" carbs.
...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-09-2019, 22:12
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By VeeJay
Hi bobbee Welcome to the forum. Lots of good...

Hi bobbee

Welcome to the forum. Lots of good people here.

I know many doctors tell their T2 patients to test at 2 hour after a meal. But the reality is that blood glucose (BG) usually peaks at...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 11-28-2019, 14:22
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By VeeJay
Happy Thanksgiving! We're going to a...

Happy Thanksgiving!

We're going to a restaurant (just hubby and me) so he can get the carb-laden turkey/gravy/stuffing. I'll probably have salmon (I like it, too, moon).

I've a couple turkey...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 11-25-2019, 22:14
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By VeeJay
The thought that comes to my mind when thinking...

The thought that comes to my mind when thinking about all of this is, not that going in and out of ketosis is harmful (I don't think there's any real evidence of this) but that it could keep someone...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 11-18-2019, 21:42
Replies: 13
Views: 625
Posted By VeeJay
Way to go, moon!!! You certainly have found...

Way to go, moon!!!

You certainly have found the perfect tool for yourself. Good call to get that A1C now - it's is confirming for you that you're doing it right.
Forum: Diabetes 11-08-2019, 19:44
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By VeeJay
Incompetence run amuck!!!

Incompetence run amuck!!!
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 11-04-2019, 16:33
Replies: 102
Views: 15,689
Posted By VeeJay
LC Pancakes with sugar-free syrup, several slices...

LC Pancakes with sugar-free syrup, several slices of bacon. Very satisfying.
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 10-21-2019, 18:54
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By VeeJay
Welcome to the forum, pankajkr WOW, bringing...

Welcome to the forum, pankajkr

WOW, bringing your A1c down from 7.4 to 6.8. and fasting from 135 to 110 - in less than a month!! That's real progress.

Keep up the good work.
Forum: Diabetes 10-19-2019, 04:50
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By VeeJay
When I was 62 my fasting BG was in the 80s and...

When I was 62 my fasting BG was in the 80s and A1C was 4.5.

When I was 63 my fasting was 170 and A1C near 6.

The progression from "normal" to diabetic isn't the same for each of us. Some are...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 10-07-2019, 00:06
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By VeeJay
Well, I can have "some" egg, and if a recipe has...

Well, I can have "some" egg, and if a recipe has one or two eggs, i'll reduce it to 1 egg. If it has 6-8 servings, that's very little egg at one time.

I do a lot of tweaking of recipes. What I...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-06-2019, 22:52
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By VeeJay
Hi Sonic, and welcome. What many of us have...

Hi Sonic, and welcome.

What many of us have "heard" about diabetes is a mixture of fact and misinformation. If one is a T1 diabetic, then surely the treatment is insulin. Period. BUT, if one has...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 10-06-2019, 22:42
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By VeeJay
I don't think there's a really good product on...

I don't think there's a really good product on the market. BUT there are some really good LC bread recipes all over the internet - if you're willing to make your own.

In my Pinterest board (see...
Forum: Diabetes 10-05-2019, 01:40
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By VeeJay
Have you done this? What were your results?

Have you done this? What were your results?
Forum: Diabetes 09-28-2019, 01:01
Replies: 20
Views: 735
Posted By VeeJay
Whew! I guess the above says that this way of...

Whew! I guess the above says that this way of eating is working for you. That's great.

I'm the opposite - I rarely test in the morning anymore. I prefer to test before eating and 1hr after. That...
Forum: Diabetes 09-27-2019, 15:40
Replies: 20
Views: 735
Posted By VeeJay
So, how is this way of eating working for you? ...

So, how is this way of eating working for you?

I'm wondering how often you are testing since what you've mentioned is only once in the morning.
Forum: Diabetes 09-26-2019, 23:45
Replies: 20
Views: 735
Posted By VeeJay
Not here. Go right ahead and discuss your way of...

Not here. Go right ahead and discuss your way of eating.
Forum: Diabetes 09-26-2019, 22:57
Replies: 20
Views: 735
Posted By VeeJay
I'm a T2 diet controlled. With LCHF way of...

I'm a T2 diet controlled. With LCHF way of eating, my BG ranges well below any level that would be dangerous, and never goes too low, either. As long as my meter and strips seem to be testing...
Forum: Diabetes 09-26-2019, 22:52
Replies: 20
Views: 735
Posted By VeeJay
One of the best explanations I read on how to use...

One of the best explanations I read on how to use the testing solution was given by one of our members a couple years ago.



And, yes, the control solution is brand specific.
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 09-26-2019, 01:49
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By VeeJay
Hi Sammy, Hopefully, one of our experienced...

Hi Sammy,

Hopefully, one of our experienced insulin users will be able to answer your question about method of transition.

I did a search for that information but didn't find it. Here's a site...
Forum: Diabetes Recipes 09-17-2019, 20:31
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By VeeJay
The site has a recipe for pizza crust (same...

The site has a recipe for pizza crust (same ingredients except no almond flour). I'm thinking the naan bread would make great thick pizza crust.

BTW - mine didn't have any black spots from...
Forum: Diabetes 09-17-2019, 19:22
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By VeeJay
You are so right - you can't argue with someone...

You are so right - you can't argue with someone in denial. You'll only wreck your friendship.

In the future, if her BG creeps up, she'll remember what you said and perhaps seek out your advice....
Forum: Diabetes Recipes 09-17-2019, 19:13
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By VeeJay
Naan - keto style (a flexible flatbread egg and dairy free)

https://www.sweetashoney.co/low-carb-naan-bread-vegan-keto/

I'm always on the lookout for a bread substitute that doesn't have egg or dairy (I'm sensitive to these and need to keep consumption...
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