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  • What milk do T2 Diabetics use...I need less sugar...x
  • It looks like this might be my last post for a while. It's very likely that I'll become a father next week, so I'm going to have *things* going on. I do want to get back to uploading weekly posts when I can though; it's been really helpful for me, whether loads of people are reading or I'm just...
  • Another one of them weeks has slipped by, so it's time for me to put up my weekly summary! My blood sugars tend to get more unwieldy around lunch time (I usually eat at 12pm), so I need to have a think about my insulin levels and food intake at that time. There's a chance that these updates...
  • A little bit up and down this week, thanks in part to the hot weather. My time 'in target' dropped from 100% to 99% thanks to a hypo yesterday. I snuck just below 4 for a while first thing in the morning (you can see that if you look at the results for the 25th). For the most part, I've been...
  • Today I got my labs and they are very rewarding. Indeed, the LCHF diet is the cure: FBG: 85 mg/dl (4.7 mmol/l) Hba1c: 5.4 % (36 mmol/mol) Triglycerides: 0.74 g/l (0.83 mmol/l) Total cholesterol: 1.59 g/l (4.11 mmol/l) HDL-C: 0.58 g/l (1.49 mmol/l) LDL-C: 0.86 g/l (2.22 mmol/l) Total...
  • I’m not going anywhere soon. I have actually enjoyed staying at home throughout lockdown. I’ve still lots to do on my ‘to do ‘ list. I’m not bored, In fact there are not enough hours in the day.whilst I live alone with my dog, my phone has not stopped ringing. I’m hearing from people I haven’t...
  • I think I had a slightly better week last week, but things were still okay this week. The hard thing is still exercise – with the weather having been horrible and no reason to leave the house, I've become a lot less active. I imagine that this will rectify itself in a few weeks, with the arrival...
  • Hi have recently changed to this from Actrapid. Several problems that need addressing by professionals but have to wait but couldn’t say how long. Does anyone experience a dry mouth using Fiasp?
  • This wasn't a bad week as far as blood sugar levels were concerned. I felt more in control generally and am happy overall with my results. [ATTACH]
  • Hey everyone ... I literally just write what am thinking in my blogs so forgive if things don’t make a little sense or I’ve the odd spelling mistake etc .. This isolation has made me think of a few things specially having that much time to think and not a lot to do.. so modelling and body...
  • Here's post number 3! I got out into the garden here and there during the week and did some labour-intensive gardening. Not that you'd know it by looking at the place. It's only a small garden, but it refuses to be tidy. Or I'm bad at gardening. (It's definitely the latter.) It did mean I got...
  • Here's weekly update number 2! My levels want to rise during the night currently. I think this is more to do with what I'm eating in the evenings than to a problem with my basal dose. I'm still being more lax than I should be, and I'm also getting very little exercise at present; I went cycling...
  • Thought this might be worth sharing: https://www.womenshealthmag.com/food/a19484751/saturated-fat-health/?fbclid=IwAR1cAXilJle6BLrnWaEN4zJPNuhpMYRGxVmyD0FyeWWZSIRTLjU0J5rEDbY
  • Here are the links to 3 RCT studies focused on "saturated vs unsaturated fats" that have been ignored on purpose by main-stream research communities because they went against the diet-heart hypothesis: 1- https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2166702/pdf/brmedj02398-0041.pdf 2-...
  • Finished Ramadan fasting (30 days): lost around 1 kg and a half. Weight loss is no longer top of my priority list; waiting for my next labs, due in a few days (or weeks), to assess the whole lot: diet, life style, exercise...
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