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Forum: Diabetes 12-23-2011, 06:06
Replies: 11
Views: 2,468
Posted By Lloyd
Yes, I have it too! It is great. -Lloyd

Yes, I have it too! It is great.

-Lloyd
Forum: Diabetes 12-21-2011, 01:36
Replies: 2
Views: 1,616
Posted By Lloyd
Thank you -Lloyd

Thank you

-Lloyd
Forum: Diabetes 12-20-2011, 22:15
Replies: 0
Views: 1,427
Posted By Lloyd
Type 2 in a nutshell

I wrote this a couple years ago, intended as an introduction to diabetes for the newly diagnosed T2


Type 2 diabetes is all about the inability to use insulin efficiently, and about shortages of...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 12-20-2011, 20:18
Replies: 26
Views: 7,229
Posted By Lloyd
Considerably less than 1/2 of 1% of my tests are...

Considerably less than 1/2 of 1% of my tests are over 140. 3% are between 60 and 69.

Anything over 150 is almost always due to infusion set or pump failure. That happens a few times a year.
...
Forum: Diabetes 12-20-2011, 19:56
Replies: 12
Views: 2,645
Posted By Lloyd
I am hypothyroid, I've been on synthroid for...

I am hypothyroid, I've been on synthroid for about 32 years. My thyroid gave up completely about 15 years ago.

My synthroid dosage has been very stable for many years, and has not hampered my...
Forum: Diabetes 12-20-2011, 19:40
Replies: 11
Views: 5,678
Posted By Lloyd
I "suck up the blood" vertically. I've been...

I "suck up the blood" vertically. I've been doing it almost 18 years, I do stuff like that automatically now. It is easy to forget, a new person would not know unless someone brought it to their...
Forum: Diabetes 12-20-2011, 19:25
Replies: 19
Views: 33,733
Posted By Lloyd
A few more that are often used online: CGMS...

A few more that are often used online:

CGMS = Continuous Glucose Monitoring System
DP = Dawn Phenomenon
Dx = Diagnosed
GP = General Practitioner
MDI = Multiple Daily Injections
Rx =...
Forum: Diabetes 12-19-2011, 21:41
Replies: 2
Views: 1,616
Posted By Lloyd
Trial and Error

Trial and Error


If you are new to the forum, you will see that term used a lot. What do we mean by trial and error? Does that mean a medication will work for some people and not for others?
...
Forum: Diabetes 12-17-2011, 02:33
Replies: 2
Views: 1,432
Posted By Lloyd
I was asked to do a video

... At the ADA diabetes Expo in October.

Lloyd - YouTube

It is for a new nonprofit group called Decade of Discovery

-Lloyd
Forum: Diabetes 12-16-2011, 18:38
Replies: 14
Views: 2,836
Posted By Lloyd
DKA is possible for a type 2, but rare. Usually...

DKA is possible for a type 2, but rare. Usually there is enough insulin produced to prevent this. The list of problems that are not just possible, but very likely if he continues to have numbers...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-16-2011, 18:14
Replies: 6
Views: 2,241
Posted By Lloyd
Metformin takes about 3 weeks to build up in your...

Metformin takes about 3 weeks to build up in your system, though you likely will see some effect right away.

-Lloyd
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-16-2011, 18:12
Replies: 11
Views: 2,510
Posted By Lloyd
A1c's new? There's 8 year's worth in my sig...

A1c's new? There's 8 year's worth in my sig file. I no longer have records from before that.

-Lloyd
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-16-2011, 18:06
Replies: 14,269
Views: 2,513,727
Posted By Lloyd
My fasting was 84 today

My fasting was 84 today
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-16-2011, 17:39
Replies: 8
Views: 1,353
Posted By Lloyd
You might be fighting an infection of some type,...

You might be fighting an infection of some type, that can send your glucose skyward.

-Lloyd
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-16-2011, 17:32
Replies: 14
Views: 2,153
Posted By Lloyd
Insulin has a learning curve. When you start...

Insulin has a learning curve. When you start out, there is no way to know how much you will need, so those that know what they are doing start people off with small dosages, and very gradually...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-15-2011, 16:02
Replies: 14
Views: 2,877
Posted By Lloyd
Almond flour has 4 to 6 grams of carbohydrate per...

Almond flour has 4 to 6 grams of carbohydrate per quarter cup, all purpose flour has 23. I make pancakes with it.

-Lloyd
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-15-2011, 15:54
Replies: 14,269
Views: 2,513,727
Posted By Lloyd
78 this morning

78 this morning
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-14-2011, 16:47
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By Lloyd
Welcome to the forum. There is a lot to learn,...

Welcome to the forum. There is a lot to learn, and you have taken some great steps in the right direction.

-Lloyd
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-14-2011, 01:36
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By Lloyd
There is an ADA ride next summer, it's about 200...

There is an ADA ride next summer, it's about 200 miles from here. I think I'd like to participate. I'd need to raise $150 in donations, and I live in a small town of 62 people. That is a daunting...
Forum: Diabetes Complications 12-12-2011, 20:00
Replies: 19
Views: 5,354
Posted By Lloyd
Later studies of the accord data reached the...

Later studies of the accord data reached the conclusion that the aggressive treatment one group received was risky, but only to people who had type 2 for more than 20 years, without good control.
...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 12-09-2011, 23:42
Replies: 5
Views: 2,035
Posted By Lloyd
Lantus is more acetic than your skin. The larger...

Lantus is more acetic than your skin. The larger your dose, the more it burns.

This is well documented.

-Lloyd
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-08-2011, 20:35
Replies: 14
Views: 2,199
Posted By Lloyd
Novorapid is not just for mealtimes, it also...

Novorapid is not just for mealtimes, it also works to correct your glucose. While you are trying to fix the fasting numbers, it would also help to take some fast acting first thing in the morning to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-08-2011, 20:23
Replies: 23
Views: 2,756
Posted By Lloyd
I reduced my carbohydrates from about 180 down ...

I reduced my carbohydrates from about 180 down to 80 a day. I lost 35 pounds in 8 months, and 4+ years later I am down 42 pounds. I don't count calories, or worry about fat, I just count...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-06-2011, 18:26
Replies: 14,269
Views: 2,513,727
Posted By Lloyd
86 this morning

86 this morning
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-05-2011, 07:11
Replies: 17
Views: 2,739
Posted By Lloyd
Look into almond flour. 4 grams of carbohydrate...

Look into almond flour. 4 grams of carbohydrate per quarter cup. All purpose flour is 23 carbs.

-Lloyd

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