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yetta2mymom
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yetta2mymom

Well-Known Member, Male, 78, from Winchester Massachusetts

I am in the process of getting an ad and/or column in the Scientific American and Science. Jun 8, 2016

yetta2mymom was last seen:
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    1. yetta2mymom
      yetta2mymom
      I am in the process of getting an ad and/or column in the Scientific American and Science.
    2. yetta2mymom
      yetta2mymom
      I work 5 hours a week. 77 years old. Scientist. I am looking for the post of the person who is a fellow traveller.
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Feb 27, 1939 (Age: 78)
    Location:
    Winchester Massachusetts
    Occupation:
    Scientists
    Type of diabetes:
    Don't have diabetes
    Treatment type:
    Diet only
    Medication:
    For diabetes none
    Exercise:
    Average over 2 hours every night. Home Gym (too fancy stationary bike,free weights, leg weight bench).
    Likes:
    My hobby is understanding Macroeconomics. I am a massive injestor of information (N.Y. Times,public broadcasting news and information,CSPAN in U.S. hearings, discussions etc.. involving politics, economics, studies of everything under the sun.
    Dislikes:
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    Of interest? I would help support a study ($) of what women’s GTT (glucose tolerance test) was before pregnancy. I would help support a study ($) of what the actual GTT of people with normal A1C is. Why?


    I have the following facts.

    My GTT 1964 70, ½ hr 130, 1 hr 175, 2 hr 185, extended 3 hr 100 (diagnosis prediabetic assumed insulin resistant). I have never had a high A1C or fasting blood sugar. A relative was informed that they were sure to become a diabetic in 2 years or less over 30 years ago (still going strong). A weight loss doctor (PBS, 2015) drew my type GTT and said these people (about 1/10 of his volunteers) did not lose weight on his weight loss program. He called it the hunter gene (anyone know his name?). I do not lose weight on an Atkins style diet.

    My theory 2 separate conditions: Some people who have been called prediabetics actually have a gene(s) which leads them to postpone processing sugar until their blood sugar rises (what this means is unknown). This would be good in famines and if you eat an Atkins style diet.

    I assume there are at least 2 problems with this gene. One problem (why it is not prevalent) is that women can have sugar problems during pregnancy. The second problem (me) is there is an autoimmune disease (one cell in the adrenal glands is destroyed) which compromises the (complicated?) chemistry which allows the body to only start processing sugar when the blood sugar rises.

    My symptoms
    Strange reactive hypoglycemia, low blood sugar long (over 3 hours) after eating too much sugar/starch/alcohol. My body does not store sugar (make fat, put sugar in liver) until my blood sugar rises. Often it just uses the sugar for energy (save a lot of energy in famine situation,save maybe 1/3 the energy in the small amount of sugar available). If I eat enough sugar to need storage (prevent blood sugar from rising too much) I get the symptoms of about 1/3 the symptoms of a bad case of chronic fatigue syndrome.




    Fired scientist (made to retire about 3 years ago). Rehired to work 5 hours a week. What is BB code? I just take care of wife,study information sometimes while exercising and do necessary household errands and my job. Attempt to socialize a little. I have the autoimmune problem mentioned in my posts. It involves unusual reactive hypoglycemia (many hours at least over 3) after eating too much sugar/starch/alcohol. If I eat enough to activate (see my posts) my sugar processing (usually I simply use the sugar/starch I eat without storing it) I get symptoms I describe as 1/3 the symptoms of a bad case of chronic fatigue syndrome.
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