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Forum: Diabetes Complications 10-30-2011, 07:46
Replies: 15
Views: 4,115
Posted By MsTCB
Teachers are not actually as tied down as you...

Teachers are not actually as tied down as you might think, Shanny. :)

Anyway... Pands, you don't want to have to take those glucose tablets on a regular basis in lieu of snacks! :eek: For one...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 10-30-2011, 07:29
Replies: 106
Views: 14,744
Posted By MsTCB
I'll pass on the Walden Farms and DaVinci syrups....

I'll pass on the Walden Farms and DaVinci syrups. I tried those things once and the Salad Dressings tasted like Chemicals - pure CHEMICALS and it burned my tongue!! :eek:

Well, I just wanted to...
Forum: Diabetes Complications 10-30-2011, 06:45
Replies: 8
Views: 1,838
Posted By MsTCB
Spiking that much from an egg could mean that you...

Spiking that much from an egg could mean that you are Insulin deficient. Has your Doc checked your C-Peptide? That will tell you how much of your own Insulin you are still producing. I would guess...
Forum: Diabetes Complications 10-30-2011, 05:54
Replies: 15
Views: 4,115
Posted By MsTCB
When you're on the LC/HF diet, you'll want to...

When you're on the LC/HF diet, you'll want to ditch those high-carb snacks you mentioned. The best thing to do is to PREVENT the lows by eating your protein & fat meals and snacks on a regular ...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 10-30-2011, 05:35
Replies: 21
Views: 72,983
Posted By MsTCB
Absolutely, girl !! :) I could understand...

Absolutely, girl !! :)

I could understand the need for a sliding scale when my BGs were still running very high because I would need extra Insulin since I was starting my mealtime with a high BG....
Forum: Diabetes Complications 10-30-2011, 01:08
Replies: 15
Views: 4,115
Posted By MsTCB
After the first 4 days or so, I think you'll...

After the first 4 days or so, I think you'll really like the LC/HF diet.

What is your teaching schedule?
Do you have a planning period?
How many hours of classes do you have back-to-back?
...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 10-30-2011, 00:53
Replies: 21
Views: 72,983
Posted By MsTCB
Nope - not normal at all. 70 is the lowest end...

Nope - not normal at all. 70 is the lowest end of "normal." I've been going into the mid 50's, thus "very hypo." Then, as I stated, your body will send out all kinds of "alarm bells" to alert you to...
Forum: Diabetes 10-30-2011, 00:42
Replies: 31
Views: 8,270
Posted By MsTCB
Glad you clarified what you meant because I...

Glad you clarified what you meant because I interpreted it the same way several others did, i.e. that you were saying Insulin should be used BEFORE trying oral meds.
Forum: Diabetes 10-29-2011, 22:44
Replies: 30
Views: 11,957
Posted By MsTCB
What a cutie pie!! :)

What a cutie pie!! :)
Forum: Diabetes Complications 10-29-2011, 22:37
Replies: 15
Views: 4,115
Posted By MsTCB
First of all, I want to say that it sounds like...

First of all, I want to say that it sounds like you have a wonderful Doc. My urine test in April showed I had 1,000 Glucose, blood, protein, and ketones of 40, plus lots of white blood cells...
Forum: Diabetes News 10-29-2011, 22:18
Replies: 1
Views: 2,138
Posted By MsTCB
Yup, looks like Canadian Doctors are going to...

Yup, looks like Canadian Doctors are going to have get their ink pens and lunches somewhere else. :canada: Go Canada?
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 10-29-2011, 21:59
Replies: 21
Views: 72,983
Posted By MsTCB
I wanted to add that it wasn't until AFTER I...

I wanted to add that it wasn't until AFTER I started the LC/HF diet that I achieved normal and stable BGs. Despite the Metformin and Insulin, normal and stable was not possible without reducing my...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 10-29-2011, 13:10
Replies: 21
Views: 72,983
Posted By MsTCB
It can take up to 6 weeks for you to start seeing...

It can take up to 6 weeks for you to start seeing improvement. I didn't see any improvement at 500 2x's a day dose, so my Doc tested my C-peptide and found out I wasn't producing enough insulin. So,...
Forum: Diabetes 10-29-2011, 13:03
Replies: 31
Views: 8,270
Posted By MsTCB
Not all differences of opinion = arguments. ...

Not all differences of opinion = arguments.

Hope you can relax a little.
Forum: Diabetes 10-29-2011, 13:01
Replies: 31
Views: 8,270
Posted By MsTCB
:) :) :) :) :) :)

:) :) :) :) :) :)
Forum: Diabetes 10-29-2011, 12:44
Replies: 13
Views: 2,790
Posted By MsTCB
Just FYI, we were talking about these dogs using...

Just FYI, we were talking about these dogs using sweat as a way of detecting a diabetic emergency and I made the point that it makes sense because sweating profusely is one of the symptoms of being...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-28-2011, 08:01
Replies: 12
Views: 1,965
Posted By MsTCB
Welcome to the forum. :) Question: Are you...

Welcome to the forum. :)

Question: Are you taking the oral meds with food? They can not be taken on an empty stomach or else you will get lots of bad side effects.

Comment: I wouldn't be...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 10-28-2011, 06:56
Replies: 11
Views: 6,917
Posted By MsTCB
Are you referring to Insulin injections? I...

Are you referring to Insulin injections?
I inject 4 times a day into my abdomen never even feel a thing - no pain at all.

Where are you injecting?
And what size are your needles?
...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 10-28-2011, 06:33
Replies: 106
Views: 14,744
Posted By MsTCB
Thanks!! :) I agree about the sleep. I'm...

Thanks!! :)

I agree about the sleep. I'm trying to get my sleep into a regular pattern, but it's very hard to do.
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 10-28-2011, 05:32
Replies: 18
Views: 3,395
Posted By MsTCB
When my BGs starting coming down from the 400's...

When my BGs starting coming down from the 400's into the normal range, I had tremors and chills. It felt like I had the flu. I was even walking around all day with a blanket wrapped around me...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 10-28-2011, 05:25
Replies: 11
Views: 6,917
Posted By MsTCB
I think it depends on what you are trying to...

I think it depends on what you are trying to "numb" and why.
Pain is a signal that something is wrong, so you need to make sure you aren't ignoring an underlying problem that needs to be treated.
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 10-28-2011, 04:55
Replies: 106
Views: 14,744
Posted By MsTCB
Day 4 of being 100% on the LC/HF diet. ...

Day 4 of being 100% on the LC/HF diet.

Nausea has finally passed. :)

FBG was 123 (one of the lowest in a very long time)
Breakfast was Chicken Salad and Sugar-Free Gelatin

I had an...
Forum: Diabetes 10-28-2011, 04:35
Replies: 13
Views: 2,790
Posted By MsTCB
Interesting thing about the sweat b/c that's one...

Interesting thing about the sweat b/c that's one of the main ways I can tell when I'm going below 70. I start sweating profusely like I've doing some kind of major exercise. My hair even gets wet...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-27-2011, 06:49
Replies: 40
Views: 4,935
Posted By MsTCB
Not sure your Endo will be much help. All my Endo...

Not sure your Endo will be much help. All my Endo said was "Eat less - whatever you are eating, just eat less." :confused: I had kept detailed records of what I was eating and brought the printouts...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-27-2011, 06:37
Replies: 40
Views: 4,935
Posted By MsTCB
As I've said several times :) I am LOSING on...

As I've said several times :) I am LOSING on this diet and my BGs are now normal.
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