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Forum: Insulin Pumps 10-11-2016, 20:44
Replies: 6
Views: 4,543
Posted By EricB
Sorry, I don't even know what a "pod" is....

Sorry, I don't even know what a "pod" is. :smile2: I'm a total newbie when it comes to pumping.
Forum: Insulin Pumps 10-11-2016, 19:23
Replies: 6
Views: 4,543
Posted By EricB
I am considering going to a pump as well and...

I am considering going to a pump as well and would be interested in the same information.
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 12-24-2013, 02:31
Replies: 10
Views: 2,878
Posted By EricB
Yes, I take 45 units of Levemir in the morning. ...

Yes, I take 45 units of Levemir in the morning. And I am not having problems with lows.
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 12-24-2013, 02:08
Replies: 10
Views: 2,878
Posted By EricB
No, but I don't understand...

No, but I don't understand...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 12-23-2013, 17:10
Replies: 10
Views: 2,878
Posted By EricB
Fasting BG is too high

I'm getting a little frustrated. I ate like 16 carbs total for the last couple of days and my fasting BG is 171 this morning. Aurgh! What the heck am I doing wrong? :mad:

I had a period of a...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 12-23-2013, 17:01
Replies: 10
Views: 4,785
Posted By EricB
I need some pointers in this area as well. How...

I need some pointers in this area as well. How does one even start? Do I need a set of weights? Do I have to join a gym? (I don't want to do that.) What about isometrics? Or Charles Atlas, lol?
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-19-2013, 15:08
Replies: 7
Views: 1,696
Posted By EricB
Usually nothing. I usually take my reading for 2...

Usually nothing. I usually take my reading for 2 hours after dinner and go to bed. :brushteeth:
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-19-2013, 00:55
Replies: 7
Views: 1,696
Posted By EricB
Shanny, I tried making gravy tonight and it...

Shanny, I tried making gravy tonight and it worked out well! Yum! I thought you had to use flour to make gravy - no more. :)

I'll trying the others suggestions, too, and let you all know how...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-18-2013, 18:54
Replies: 7
Views: 1,696
Posted By EricB
fats and protein - need examples

I am following the LCHF diet as best I know how, but I am still at 65% fat and about 30% protein. I can't figure out how to shift it more towards fat. Can someone give examples of what to eat to...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-11-2013, 02:28
Replies: 9
Views: 1,792
Posted By EricB
I use MyNetDiary.com . It lets me track my BG,...

I use MyNetDiary.com . It lets me track my BG, insulin, and other medications as well as food and exercise. Makes nice charts and graphs, too.
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-09-2013, 18:52
Replies: 4
Views: 1,546
Posted By EricB
Lightbulb Here are a few to get started

Go to the diet section of this site: Blood Sugar 101 (http://www.bloodsugar101.com/)

An excellent lecture here: The Food Revolution - AHS 2011 - YouTube

More information from the fellow who...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-03-2013, 04:14
Replies: 9
Views: 3,444
Posted By EricB
I am having periods of blurred vision as well. I...

I am having periods of blurred vision as well. I am hoping this will go away with the rest of the "yuck".
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-02-2013, 05:18
Replies: 9
Views: 3,444
Posted By EricB
Yes, when I went to the ER I was at 425. They...

Yes, when I went to the ER I was at 425. They had a hard time getting it down. I was in ICU for 2 days. So, I guess I am still getting used "normal".
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-02-2013, 04:40
Replies: 9
Views: 3,444
Posted By EricB
I am using MyNetDiary dot com to record my food...

I am using MyNetDiary dot com to record my food intake. According to it, I am getting about 65% of my calories from fat. Is that about right?

I'll increase my salt intake and see if that...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-01-2013, 19:45
Replies: 9
Views: 3,444
Posted By EricB
Question Sleepy on LCHF

I only been on a low carb high fat diet for a couple weeks and it seems to make me sleepy. Is this normal at first? The food still seems "heavy" to me right now.

This is a great forum. I'm...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-22-2013, 01:35
Replies: 11
Views: 1,509
Posted By EricB
Thanks for the warm responses. :-) As for...

Thanks for the warm responses. :-)

As for what I am doing now, I am using insulin 4 times a day. One is the long lasting type and the other 3 I do just before meals. I have a meter and I...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-21-2013, 22:36
Replies: 11
Views: 1,509
Posted By EricB
Talking new from NC

Hi everybody,

Two weeks ago I was very ill and went to the Emergency Room and found out that my blood sugar was at 425 - and that put me into Intensive Care for 2 days. I had no idea that I was...
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