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  • Hi all. I don't write often but recently I discovered by sheer chance a new low carb flour called Fiber Flour whilst trawling the web. I have tried this flour and find it great for bread type products, pizza etc. It is produced by a company called Lonjevity-foods. It's not gluten free but...
  • At first diagnosis on 17 May my HbA1c was 110 and out of control. On 20 August my Doctor told me it was an amazing 50. In May, it was a wake-up call. Omitting all the cakes, puddings, biscuits, chocolates and sweet drinks has paid dividends. Instead I’ve been eating salads, fish, chicken, fresh...
  • Hiya All, This being my first blog entry on the site I'll try to explain my complicated one person medical trial on myself, as I've waded through all of the nutritional literature and couldn't find one study that had been tested to bring insulin resistance down, using ketosis, but not...
  • After almost 2.5 years of hardly doing any gym exercise due to a torn rotator cuff and a torn ligament in my foot I was finally ready to start back in the gym. I had put on approx. 2 stone so hopefully this will be the start to losing some of that excess weight. I started back 8days ago and...
  • Worriedhomt2019
    Posted by Worriedhomt2019 on Aug 10
    I've Low Carbed and my last HBAC1 reading was back to 36 from 80. I've lost 28lbs and if I maintain this reading will i been deemd to have reversed / remission for Type 2. How long can this last?
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3219306/ [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Neuroprotective effects of ketones Neuroprotection is the mechanisms and strategies that, once implemented, may lead to salvage, recovery or regeneration of the nervous system. Ketones may have a neuroprotective effect...
  • foxglove
    Posted by foxglove on Aug 7
    Well today things went from bad to much worse! I have stopped taking the codeine that I have for my back pain as I keep constantly having attacks of feeling out of control and codeine does alter the breathing so I was hoping that I would feel better but it didn't help at all .. had a word with...
  • foxglove
    Posted by foxglove on Aug 6
    I have been feeling so much more relaxed now that I have an idea of what to do resulting in my having a really good night's sleep and getting up today earlier than usual. I went to join in the bowling this morning and had a nice chat with 2 or 3 people afterwards. I noticed Jan sitting outside...
  • Gary61
    Posted by Gary61 on Aug 6
    Yesterday, I was feeling quite unwell and throwing up at the drop of a hat. So I decided to eat very few carbs over a 36hr period. My results were quite amazing as I achieved a 100% score on keeping within my parameters of between 4 and 10 for the whole period. This was a great demonstration of...
  • foxglove
    Posted by foxglove on Aug 5
    My niece came as planned and we had a good chat about things .. we came to the conclusion that it would be best for me to first send my daughter a card that I had bought explaining why I didn't contact her on the day in question and just briefly how and why this situation has arisen plus...
  • foxglove
    Posted by foxglove on Aug 2
    My mouth was very dry and painful this morning .. I ended up having 3 teeth removed yesterday and as I was told I had to wait until the afternoon before I was taken through.. as it is teaching hospital there were about nine young people in the theatre which meant that I could have someone to...
  • foxglove
    Posted by foxglove on Jul 31
    A good start to the day when the carer came in and we had a chat about yesterday's events .. she was very supportive and then we did the rest of my ablutions (washing etc.) I spent the most of today just preparing for my mental and physical result of the op tomorrow and hoping that this pain...
  • foxglove
    Posted by foxglove on Jul 30
    Can anybody see the sky And can they hear the wind? It's cold and lonely in the park And no one can I find The days drift into months and years The trees are changing too Can anybody see the sky It's lost its radiant hue The wind it blows across my face And cuts into my cheek Can...
  • foxglove
    Posted by foxglove on Jul 30
    Hospital transport picked me up at about 10am and I saw the doctor at 11.45.. very disappointed initially as they were going to get me back at a later date for the extraction but I burst into tears at the thought of having to wait even longer so he arranged for me to have it done on Thursday! I...
  • Gary61
    Posted by Gary61 on Jul 30
    I was a little disappointed on the lack of information posted on this site about the Medtronic 670g so I thought I would start a blog to show anyone interested on how I have found using it. Previous to this pump I had been an Animas pumper for the last 3years using a Dexcom 4 cgm. I was a little...
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