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Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 11-11-2016, 00:57
Replies: 12
Views: 3,346
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Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 11-11-2016, 00:28
Replies: 12
Views: 3,346
Posted By PowerPumper
I was having a heart attack, so I thought, no...

I was having a heart attack, so I thought, no more cocaine, no more FaceBook ...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-17-2015, 00:44
Replies: 0
Views: 1,448
Posted By PowerPumper
How y'all doing?

I am saying hello to people I do not know. Shanny, save your applause ;)

Not been active in forums the last few years, and I probably won't be going forward. Convince me otherwise ;) We seem to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-21-2015, 17:18
Replies: 45
Views: 4,618
Posted By PowerPumper
Oh, being on insulin does not define T1D. Many...

Oh, being on insulin does not define T1D. Many T2's are insulin dependant. Conventional thinking has all diabetics on insulin, eventually. I really hate using the delineations. In my mind, diabetes...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-21-2015, 17:08
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
Posted By PowerPumper
Keep in mind most BG meters have a 20% variance....

Keep in mind most BG meters have a 20% variance. A 90=100=110=120. Please do not treat test results as finite.

Our morning highs are due to the dawn phenomenon (DP), a hormonal soup of cortisol...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-20-2015, 22:19
Replies: 45
Views: 4,618
Posted By PowerPumper
Welcome Shelley. I am going to suggest that...

Welcome Shelley.

I am going to suggest that you really are a type 2 and you should seriously consider a low-carb lifestyle. I cannot convince you here. I'd bore you to death. But I have come to...
Forum: Diabetes 07-08-2014, 19:02
Replies: 6
Views: 1,384
Posted By PowerPumper
Sounds radical Tom. Every class or meeting I've...

Sounds radical Tom. Every class or meeting I've ever attended has always pushed grains and fruit on me. I am glad they are slowly starting to listen to the real evidence.
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-02-2014, 00:24
Replies: 24
Views: 3,037
Posted By PowerPumper
Basal test, basal test, basal test. It's the...

Basal test, basal test, basal test. It's the foundation of good control.
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 01-12-2014, 17:27
Replies: 12
Views: 2,137
Posted By PowerPumper
Great story. The world is changing, slowly.

Great story. The world is changing, slowly.
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 01-12-2014, 17:24
Replies: 30
Views: 4,929
Posted By PowerPumper
Are you getting enough sodium? Add more salt to...

Are you getting enough sodium? Add more salt to your food and see if it helps.
Forum: Diabetes Complications 08-28-2013, 16:51
Replies: 8
Views: 1,960
Posted By PowerPumper
Thanks, not quite at either point yet.

Thanks, not quite at either point yet.
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 08-28-2013, 16:50
Replies: 10
Views: 2,255
Posted By PowerPumper
All foods raise blood sugars, and you always have...

All foods raise blood sugars, and you always have basal action in the background, hormone stuff.

Do a basal test some morning. Test your sugars every hour from 4am to noon and graph them. If you...
Forum: Diabetes Complications 08-28-2013, 16:13
Replies: 8
Views: 1,960
Posted By PowerPumper
Cataract

I now have a slightly fuzzy left eye. This is the eye that hemorrhaged and was operated on in 2006, a vitrectomy. There have been no symptoms or signs of retinopathy since 2008. This is the first...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-17-2013, 03:40
Replies: 9
Views: 7,264
Posted By PowerPumper
I am on day 2 of metformin. Yay. Finally found a...

I am on day 2 of metformin. Yay. Finally found a progressive endo.
Forum: Diabetes 12-08-2012, 04:50
Replies: 6
Views: 4,003
Posted By PowerPumper
The science behind both is very thin. In the...

The science behind both is very thin. In the first study that's widely quoted (http://europepmc.org/abstract/MED/17140783/reload=0;jsessionid=AGg0r3eSs8M3yDnnWcv8.6), the cinnamon was based on some...
Forum: Diabetes 12-08-2012, 04:36
Replies: 12
Views: 2,542
Posted By PowerPumper
There is extremely little evidence to show salt...

There is extremely little evidence to show salt reduction helps. Recent studies suggest (http://www.ctvnews.ca/low-sodium-diet-may-not-be-helpful-study-suggests-1.639274)too little sodium is just as...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-08-2012, 04:27
Replies: 8
Views: 1,134
Posted By PowerPumper
After a succession of HP bothersomes, we recently...

After a succession of HP bothersomes, we recently bought a Brother J6510DW on sale for $149 at Stapes. It copies and faxes, but doesn't do dishes. Cartridges are "reasonable" per DW. I can't speak to...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 09-03-2012, 02:42
Replies: 2
Views: 855
Posted By PowerPumper
Indeed it is. I've run a bit high the last two...

Indeed it is. I've run a bit high the last two days with an average of about 8 mmol/l (144). I've done everything right, but my body has other plans. I've been at this almost 37 years.

You will...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 08-10-2012, 20:20
Replies: 56
Views: 8,543
Posted By PowerPumper
Same battle here. My plan: 1. LCHF diet - as...

Same battle here. My plan:
1. LCHF diet - as low carb as I can go = 20lbs
2. Resistance training = ???
3. Metformin
4. Victoza

My doctors want no part of #3 or #4, and no I can't just switch...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 08-10-2012, 15:53
Replies: 15
Views: 2,984
Posted By PowerPumper
I'm taking it now. *not shown any protein since 7...

I'm taking it now. *not shown any protein since 7 or 8 years. I found with my weight and A1C drifiting up, my BP also rose. I'm now re-focusing on dropping weight back down and getting the BP under...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 08-10-2012, 15:33
Replies: 15
Views: 2,984
Posted By PowerPumper
I hadn't been taking my Ramipril, but it's only...

I hadn't been taking my Ramipril, but it's only 2.5mg. Once in awhile I'll pop a D3. Nothing else beside what I mentioned. Will alcohol reduce LDL too? I've always had a glass of wine every 2 or 3...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 08-10-2012, 13:57
Replies: 15
Views: 2,984
Posted By PowerPumper
Question Lipids after 4 years of LCHF

I'm asking the people who read lipid-science as a hobby to please comment on these numbers. I thought my HDL and LDL were set after the 2010 and 2011 testing showed stability. Now in 2012 they take...
Forum: Diabetes 07-26-2012, 14:21
Replies: 6
Views: 1,283
Posted By PowerPumper
Welcome. Consider the possibility that...

Welcome.



Consider the possibility that we are your angels, or at least heaven sent. The diabetes online community (DOC) has saved my life. I'd like all physicians to prescribe DOC memberships....
Forum: Diabetes 07-25-2012, 13:24
Replies: 17
Views: 2,340
Posted By PowerPumper
It makes no sense that Lantus would work fine and...

It makes no sense that Lantus would work fine and other insulins wouldn't.

I'm not sure you understand how insulin works and what the various forces on your blood sugar are. Do you have a...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 07-25-2012, 13:02
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By PowerPumper
I don't have a lifetime to wait; A 50+ year old...

I don't have a lifetime to wait; A 50+ year old type 1 running into complications doesn't have the luxury of waiting for scientists to straighten out their politics. It was blatantly obvious the...
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