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Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 08-13-2015, 07:22
Replies: 15
Views: 3,386
Posted By alylocarb
I have been weight stable since January but...

I have been weight stable since January but unfortunately the cholesterol has not come down :(
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 08-11-2015, 08:08
Replies: 15
Views: 3,386
Posted By alylocarb
Thank you for your responses. I will definitely...

Thank you for your responses. I will definitely try to drink more water, especially mid-day when I feel the hungriest. I'm a little nervous about adding fat because my total cholesterol has almost...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 08-09-2015, 08:34
Replies: 15
Views: 3,386
Posted By alylocarb
Hungry All The Time

So I've been LCHF for about a year and a half now and I am very comfortable with this way of eating. My blood sugar is pretty much always between 90 and 100, I know this from frequent testing...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 01-24-2015, 20:41
Replies: 7
Views: 1,850
Posted By alylocarb
Thanks for the replies. I am not on any meds,...

Thanks for the replies. I am not on any meds, trying to control BG with diet and exercise. I keep carbs around 40g a day, split over 3 meals and a snack (usually nuts). Here's a sample menu:
...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 01-24-2015, 04:20
Replies: 7
Views: 1,850
Posted By alylocarb
Sudden Acid Reflux

Hi, so I've been eating low carb for almost a year now to lower and stabilize my blood sugar with pretty good results. My a1c was 6.0 last February and my last one in November was 5.6. Not...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-06-2015, 07:29
Replies: 4
Views: 1,878
Posted By alylocarb
Hi MartyI and welcome. Congratulations on...

Hi MartyI and welcome. Congratulations on achieving a 5.8 a1c, that is excellent! I'm sorry that you are still experiencing painful symptoms, I can definitely relate. I was also diagnosed in 2013 and...
Forum: Diabetes 12-31-2014, 07:52
Replies: 19
Views: 3,323
Posted By alylocarb
Hi bignick, I find your posts very helpful and I...

Hi bignick, I find your posts very helpful and I had a similar experience with frustration over the TRUE meters reading low. I started using the Relion Prime and my reading are about 10 points higher...
Forum: Diabetes 10-27-2014, 08:14
Replies: 22
Views: 5,494
Posted By alylocarb
I had an Apo-B test last month along with the...

I had an Apo-B test last month along with the standard lipid profile (ldl, hdl, etc). Unfortunately my LDL doubled since last year (beore LCHF) and my Apo-B, which reflects LDL-P number was 118, or...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 10-07-2014, 07:55
Replies: 5
Views: 4,670
Posted By alylocarb
Hi, I am familiar with "Just Like Sugar," I...

Hi, I am familiar with "Just Like Sugar," I stumbled upon it while researching Inulin, a pre-biotic fiber often made from chickory root. I am looking for a way to improve my gut health/increase my...
Forum: Diabetes Complications 09-26-2014, 07:58
Replies: 4
Views: 2,635
Posted By alylocarb
Hi Goldfinger, thank you so much for offering...

Hi Goldfinger, thank you so much for offering your story and the suggestion. I have stuck with the low carb and vigorous exercise and my neuropathy has improved slightly. I will definitely look into...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 09-26-2014, 06:34
Replies: 58
Views: 8,566
Posted By alylocarb
I am using the Relion Prime from Walmart right...

I am using the Relion Prime from Walmart right now. I had a FBG test at the lab and tested with my Relion at the same time. Lab result was 89, Relion was 93, not bad.
Forum: Diabetes 09-26-2014, 06:19
Replies: 22
Views: 3,921
Posted By alylocarb
I am not sure if stress raises BG levels, but I...

I am not sure if stress raises BG levels, but I have found that my BG follows a very specific pattern every day. My fasting is always 90-95 according to my meter. (I did test it against the lab and...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-22-2014, 05:31
Replies: 16
Views: 2,373
Posted By alylocarb
Hi Skip, Welcome to the forum! Sorry to hear...

Hi Skip,
Welcome to the forum! Sorry to hear that the last few years have been challenging but of course everyone here understands and can relate. It sounds like you have the right attitude and a...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 09-19-2014, 07:55
Replies: 8
Views: 2,038
Posted By alylocarb
Thanks for responding, I agree that I am still...

Thanks for responding, I agree that I am still fairly "new" to this WOE and I believe my body is going through some serous changes and adjustments. I hope that if I give it time my numbers will come...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 09-18-2014, 19:54
Replies: 8
Views: 2,038
Posted By alylocarb
Poor Cholesterol Numbers

So, I am about 7 months into my new low carb WOE and it has been a very positive change for me. My A1C is slowly coming down, I've lost 50 pounds and my nerve pain has slightly improved. So imagine...
Forum: Diabetes Complications 08-27-2014, 02:01
Replies: 12
Views: 6,281
Posted By alylocarb
Sadly I have seen this pattern as well. With...

Sadly I have seen this pattern as well. With absolutely no change in diet or exercise my BGL both fasting and PP average 10-15 points higher starting a few days before then all through "Aunt Flo's"...
Forum: Diabetes 08-22-2014, 01:33
Replies: 8
Views: 1,748
Posted By alylocarb
FYI, one source is Livestrong.com. Keep up the...

FYI, one source is Livestrong.com.
Keep up the good work Snowball, that weight loss is amazing!
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 08-22-2014, 01:00
Replies: 9
Views: 3,604
Posted By alylocarb
Hi, I don't know if you're still checking this...

Hi, I don't know if you're still checking this thread but I wanted to share my experience. I was diagnosed as "pre" with a 6.0 a1c and I have constant nerve pain. It did not follow what my doc...
Forum: Diabetes 08-22-2014, 00:45
Replies: 8
Views: 1,748
Posted By alylocarb
Hi Snowball, are you currently losing weight or...

Hi Snowball, are you currently losing weight or body fat since you dropped the carbs lower? I've read that weight loss, the breakdown and burning of fat, releases fat into the blood and can...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 08-17-2014, 07:40
Replies: 12
Views: 2,323
Posted By alylocarb
I'm so sorry, my heart goes out to you. Please...

I'm so sorry, my heart goes out to you. Please know my thoughts are with you and your sister.
Forum: Diabetes Complications 08-16-2014, 18:17
Replies: 8
Views: 7,456
Posted By alylocarb
Thank you, thank you, thank you! It's so good...

Thank you, thank you, thank you!
It's so good to hear first hand stories! I've been 6 months on low carb with no improvement but it's true we all heal at different rates. I'm so happy for each of...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-15-2014, 07:56
Replies: 8
Views: 1,141
Posted By alylocarb
Hello and welcome! I am so impressed that you...

Hello and welcome! I am so impressed that you have made so much progress so quickly, that is a huge drop in a1c! Keep it up and feel free to lean on all of us to support you on this journey.
Forum: Diabetes Complications 08-15-2014, 07:42
Replies: 8
Views: 7,456
Posted By alylocarb
neuropathy - any recovery stories?

Having a tough pain day today. I have burning in my feet, left palm and the right side of my face from what I believe is small fiber neuropathy from my high blood sugar. My doctor diagnosed me as...
Forum: Diabetes 08-12-2014, 18:13
Replies: 33
Views: 5,588
Posted By alylocarb
Hi, can you clarify for me: You use Truetest...

Hi, can you clarify for me: You use Truetest STRIPS, or is there actually a meter called Truetest. I only know of True2go, TrueResult and Truetrack. Which gave you accurate readings and which gave...
Forum: Diabetes 08-12-2014, 01:57
Replies: 33
Views: 5,588
Posted By alylocarb
Wow can I relate to your post! I also have a...

Wow can I relate to your post! I also have a true2go and used it to try to "eat to my meter" for many months, thinking I was doing great, only to get a 5.7 a1c result! My meter readings were always...
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