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  • drystoneradio
    Posted by drystoneradio on Dec 3
    Hi there, hope you're all avoiding the dreaded lurgy. Just asking... my endocrinologist has told me to take Omacor 1000yu omega 3 fish oil supplement to help bring down my cholesterol level. The esters are very high [EPA 480mg and DHA 380mg] I have found my blood glucose levels have soared so...
  • tutti
    Posted by tutti on Dec 3
    Hi friends, My T2D down to 5-6 over 3 months. I m on Metprmine 1000g. Sine it is coming down now due to change of my diet, I wonder whether I should continue taking the tablets . If I continue without change of tablets will i go into ZERO or no sugar level? Next HBA1C check will be in 2 months...
  • From UW FGF1 research team... Michael W. Schwartz https://diabetes.diabetesjournals.org/content/66/7/1758.long Introduction Although the brain is clearly capable of affecting blood glucose levels, whether such effects are important in day-to-day blood glucose control remains a matter of...
  • liviu1956
    Posted by liviu1956 on Nov 12
  • https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-67338-2
  • Good Morning To all . One of the things i find on many points of Diabetes . over a long number of years request are made for help and advice but us looking at subject s can i ask anyone that needs help as this forum says we can only give advice...
  • Really not sure what's happened here, because I've had 6 of them before with no rise in blood sugar. I had 5 of them today, and just shy of 2 hours later, got this. There's only 30g of carbs there, so it doesn't even make sense. I had been driving, and that normally raises my levels....
  • Nicole T
    Posted by Nicole T on Sep 28
    So it is pronounced like the star sign, Libra? Or is it pronounced as though there's an acute accent over the 'e', like 'café'? I notice most online seem to be going for the latter, but Abbott's helpline does the former. Anyhow, I've got my new sensor on today (sent by them, after I reported...
  • I found this story interesting, mainly because I used to have a "sweet tooth" for this kind of product (before I became Diabetes aware). Although this is not directly related to diabetes, it shows how a chemical imbalance caused by something unassuming can lead to a major health issue. Some of...
  • I've been treating my introductory thread as a kind of blog, but seeing as there's a blog feature here too, I thought I'd give it a spin. If the forum thread turns out to be more interactive, this might be a short experiment. Anyhoo... shortly after switching to low carb, the weight started...
  • Resurgam
    Posted by Resurgam on Sep 16
    In my tiny garden there are two apple trees, two Golden Delicious on semi dwarfing rootstocks I took pity on as they were sitting looking very miserable outside a supermarket. I am always surprised at how different they are when they ripen on the tree, as I recall Golden Delicious being hard and...
  • OK so I have been type 1 for the last 20 years. Initially it was tough, getting used to massive lifestyle changes . I am the sort of person who likes to be in control, so of course I felt I had been thrown a life changing curve ball. I remember like it was yesterday when I was first diagnosed...
  • Squire Fulwood
    Posted by Squire Fulwood on Aug 29
    I was reading a thread this morning where posters said that they were never asked about food, were told not to test since they would get sore fingers. It reminded of an incident from a few years ago. BACKGROUND: I like KFC but was not sure if it was harmful to D2's so I looked up their...
  • Resurgam
    Posted by Resurgam on Aug 27
    I cooked a swede today, then chopped up half of it, put it in a jug with some cream and used the S blade of the Bamix to pulverise it - and then I ate it all. I still have half of it left for tomorrow - but I was going to divide it up and freeze it. It is under 6 percent carbs, it was very...
  • Chubster
    Posted by Chubster on Aug 24
    I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2007 and basically it’s been downhill since. And I had to go private to get my diagnosis as my then GP didn’t understand what was going on. Once armed with my condition I visited my Family GP who promptly placed me on a concoction of medication and only...
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