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  • 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...
  • angelat2_
    Posted by angelat2_ on Aug 13
    My fasting blood glucose is 16 this morning lowest in few days. Just started testing again. Doctors don’t want me to as type 2 say it’s not useful. Is that true? I haven’t had a check in a long while because of COVID as it’s only once a year anyway. I have a telephone check beginning of...
  • I'm in a difficult situation at the moment... I'll try and keep it brief! Hubby and I are both trying to cut out carbs, while my carb intake is around 15g (I've recently tripped into the world of 'diabetic-ism') my hubby's isn't. I obviously don't eat fruit but he does, whole lorryloads of it...
  • just spoken to my Doctor he said my diabetes reading are low in the winter and high in the summer, this is the same results for the last 4 years. I can’t understand why this is happening. I hardy ever drink alcohol I don’t drink squashes or fruits juice every thing else would be the same summer...
  • DAWN PHENOMENON INFO https://www.diabetes.co.uk/blood-glucose/dawn-phenomenon.html CAN ANYTHING BE DONE TO COMBAT DP? FOR ME, YES. HERE'S WHAT I DO. My fasting blood sugars are at 4.9 today around 7am (early start as we had the grandchildren). I decided to tackle my recent dawn phenomena...
  • Spirit01
    Posted by Spirit01 on Aug 5
    Hi All, I'm disgusted with myself because I slipped off of my LCHF way of life and have put weight on again. I do like something after my main meal but recently this has gone into a couple of chocolate biscuits. I used to make Easiyo Yoghurt rather than buying shop bought stuff. Can I please...
  • Debandez
    Posted by Debandez on Aug 5
    I have for a while thought of creating a little blog on my experience with my good friend, my libre. Today is the day. COST I love my libre. I have to buy the sensors as I'm a type 2, no meds. Cost £48 (I tick the 'I'm a diabetic' box to avoid the VAT) every 14 days but other than this I'm...
  • Been trying to do OMAD (one meal a day), and it's been a great experience. Will do it at least twice a week if not more.
  • Just leaving this here in case anyone is interested. This is what worked for me. https://www.youcuredwhat.com/podcast/Debra/
  • Once I had sorted my own health out with the help of this forum and it's wonderful members i decided to blog on my facebook page to help my friends and anyone interested in a low carb way of eating. I do regular posts but thought I might start leaving a few here. Here is the first one from 2nd...
  • What milk do T2 Diabetics use...I need less sugar...x
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