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  1. Diabetes Forum Lounge
    Everyone is welcome to chime in not just the guys. So here is my question... Has anyone noticed a changed either for the worse or better with respect to their prostate specific antigen (PSA) while on LCHF. I just had mine at our local hospitals cancer center as part of their November Wellness...
  2. Diabetes Treatment
    Received my latest lipid panel results post 90 days on a statin. All cholesterol numbers were lowered significantly even my HDL which the statin was to raise. Question out to the forum users: When on LCHF when did you notice your HDL increasing. Being on LCHF for the last two months I am...
  3. Diabetes Diet and Nutrition
    I live in Vermont with a long winter, and biking is my way of working down my winter weight. Diagnosed with DM last summer. This is my first summer living with LCHF and I need to rethink my approach to biking and diet. Most of my rides will be under an hour; my daily ride is about 45 minutes...
  4. Diabetes Forum Lounge
    My name is Teresa. I am 67 years old. I have had Type 2 for about 10 years. I live in Oregon. I am prescribed 2000 mg metformin, glipizide 20 mg, and Lantus Solostar insulin 150 units daily. I recently went on a low carb diet and stopped taking my glipizide and my lantus. Wondering if...
  5. Diabetes Diet and Nutrition
    My phone just rang as I was browsing the forums here. It was my friend, a 32-year-old man. He had run into me a few months ago and seen my weight loss (secondary to BG control) due to LCHF. He and another friend went LCHF a few weeks ago in preparation for a cruise they were going on. This...
  6. Diabetes News
    I thought this article needs exposure as it spells out most of the problems people can have with statins. It can be found here The Grave Dangers of Statin Drugs—and the Surprising Benefits of Cholesterol . This is especially significant because the USDA guidelines have dropped the argument...
  7. Diabetes Diet and Nutrition
    Im wanting to do more of the LCHF way of eating.......and I was hoping someone could share the best ways to track all this stuff? How do i know how much C/Pr/Fat is in all things i eat? What is the most challenging part? Seems the easiest part about eating LCHF is that you eat when your...
  8. Diabetes Forum Lounge
    Dr. Bernstein is making a series of videos on Diabetes Management that are available for free on YouTube. Search "Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes University". It looks like there are 5 episodes up already--all free. This project was started by RD Dikeman, whose son is a Type I Diabetic. He...
  9. Diabetes Diet and Nutrition
    I like banana pancakes (batter made of small piece of banana mashed with baking powder, 1 egg) but I've really got to dial down my carbs after some holiday indulgences. So today I used 1/2 mashed ripe avocado in place of the banana. Yummy, if you can get over the fact that your pancakes are green!
  10. Diabetes Diet and Nutrition
    Here is another question I have: It seems that since I went fully on the LCHF diet that my bowel movements are less frequent. Before, on the standard american diet (SAD) I went every day. Then, starting on March 1st (2 months since starting the Metformin and starting the full blown LCHF), I had...
  11. New Member Introductions
    Hi I'm Jon, an Aussie living in Singapore with type 1 diabetes. I am new to forums, so apologies in advance if I do something wrong. Firstly - let me share my reason for being here, then I will introduce myself. I am here primarily to learn from other T1's doing a Ketogenic diet (LCHF). Also...
  12. Diabetes Treatment
    Hi all. I have now been on a LCHF diet for around 3 weeks and it has helped me to control my blood sugar levels more easily. I get around 100~133 mg/dl after a low carb meal. My macronutrient ratios in calories are around: P: 15%, C: 5%, F: 80%. I eat around 2000 to 2200 Calories a day. During...
  13. New Member Introductions
    Hi, my screen name is Romance (an anagram of my real name), and I do not have diabetes, though everyone else in my family has type 2 diabetes and high BMI, as well. I believe I’ve avoided it by regular exercise, avoiding sweets (sodas and sweetened drinks especially), portion control, and...
  14. Diabetes Forum Lounge
    I'm compiling a list of soft foods that are LCHF for my post-op healing period. I'm having Mohs surgery on my lower lip area to remove basal cell. Doc says recovery could be as much as six weeks. I know I'll need to eat soft food for at least a week or more. So this is what I've got so far...
  15. Diabetes Diet and Nutrition
    Hello everyone, I´m looking forward to star my LCHF diet, I´m a little concerned about my gastritis and constipation though, I´d like to ask all of you who have been in a LCHF diet if you ever had troubble with gastritis? will this diet give me a serius case of gastritis?what about...
  16. New Member Introductions
    Greetings. I was diagnosed in 9/2009. As of now, I have normal BG by means of what I eat and don't eat. Here is my signature block which pretty well sums it up: Salim Morgan, T2 58 Years DX: 9/2009 A1C=10.7 A1C 2/2010: 6.7 (DX + 4 months) A1C 5/2010: 6.0 (DX + 8 months) A1C 8/2010: 5.7 (DX + 11...
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