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  • 1 month ago

    Blood sugar diet

    I found out I had T2 diabetes in 2012. I've just started the (Michael Mosley) 8-week blood sugar diet - I discovered it after reading "Fixing Dad". For those who don't know about it, it's a low-carb, low calorie program that is based on the Mediterranean diet. After 8 weeks, you adapt it, sticking to the Mediterranean principles the whole week but only going low calorie for 2 days out of 7 per week. I'm on day 4 and finding it surprisingly easy. I haven't been hungry....
  • 6 months ago

    Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Urine

    If your body is able to eliminate excess ketones from its system by peeing them out, then how do people have such high ketone levels, such that would cause ketoacidosis. Additionally if one (a non- diabetic) were on a ketogenic diet, and took an excessive ammount of exogenous ketones, could they get DKA? Thank you
  • 10 months ago

    Dieabeates

    I stay hot all the time so I sleep with the fan on.having burning in my feet anybody else.don't see my Dr for another month. any ideas
  • Talking Constant Glucose Monitors

    Do talking constant glucose monitors exist? I'm asking on behalf of my amazing father who manages his diabetes while being completely blind! Thanks to a talking glucose monitor, which he uses four times a day, he is able to keep track of his glucose readings. However, what we have heard about constant glucose monitors sounds great! If it would tell him what his glucose levels are throughout the day, he could take even better control of his diabetes. Again, I stress that he needs it to speak his....
  • over 1 year ago

    Dizziness

    Has anyone experienced any dizziness with their type 2 diabetes?
  • over 1 year ago

    Confused goofball

    I’m confused as to what I can and can’t eat I read everything at the store how many carbs how many sugars can I have I read 35 carbs 10 sugars I put it down I don’t know so I don’t eat it. Anyone
  • over 1 year ago

    Diabetes and working with sugar

    This may sound crazy, but I did not eat since 9pm the night before, and the next day, at 1030am, my sugar was 140 when it is normally 100-110. I went to work and glazed hams for 3 hours. Is there a possibility that the constant sifting of sugar onto the hams as I glazed worked it's way into my system to cause my sugar to go that high?
  • over 1 year ago

    Traveling with hypoglycemia

    I imagine people with diabetes have similar issue. I have reactive hyoglycemia, so I can't eat rice, pasta, or other meals high in carbs, otherwise I crash soon after. I need to eat about every 2-3 hours, and need some balance there as well (a quality protein bar is a decent snack, but even with that I crash -- real food, with meat, is the only thing that truly holds me). At home, I always keep 2 snacks with me, and if I'm walking around a lot, like at the mall or a hike, I take something....
  • over 1 year ago

    Diabetes and workout supplements

    I wanted to know if it's safe for a type II diabetic to take workout supplements. I'm on metformin and I've altered my diet and have started working out. I need to lose 40lbs and in the process I am trying to gain 10 lbs of muscle. In addition, I've had 3 spine surgeries and 1 knee surgery. I am cleared to workout, but I wanted to give my body the best conditions to get stronger and healthier. I've brought my A1C down from 13.1 to 9.4 in a month, so my doctor is very pleased with....
  • over 1 year ago

    Meal Plan Options

    I am prediabetic and eat best if I have a meal plan. Is there a free meal plan that someone could suggest? Or typical meals that I should be following. Thanks