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Daibell's Recent Activity

  1. Daibell replied to the thread Newly diagnosed.

    Hi and welcome. A lot for you to digest so quickly. If you do remain on insulin and treated as a T1 then you should be taught carb...

    Nov 12, 2019 at 10:35 PM
  2. Daibell replied to the thread Low Carb & Low Fat.

    Hi. First, have enough proteins which provide nutrients and keep you feeling full. I must admit I have never quite understood the...

    Nov 12, 2019 at 10:28 PM
  3. Daibell replied to the thread just wanting some information.

    Hi. Normally you can largely ignore your fasting blood sugar unless you have an unusual diabetes type. Similarly you need to take...

    Nov 11, 2019 at 10:10 PM
  4. Daibell replied to the thread meds too big for me to swallow.

    Hi. I've been taking SR for 15 years or so with no problems but they are big. The brands do vary a bit so check with the pharmacy.

    Nov 10, 2019 at 5:58 PM
  5. Daibell replied to the thread Type 2 Glucose levels..

    Hi. Those levels are far too high and could be dangerous if your body is producing ketones as a result of fat burning. What medication...

    Nov 10, 2019 at 5:56 PM
  6. Daibell replied to the thread Second village diabetes meeting.

    What really annoys me is how much of the media, NHS etc treat Calories as a food group and talk about eating so many calories per day....

    Nov 8, 2019 at 4:57 PM
  7. Daibell replied to the thread Insulin no longer working as effectively.

    I find I have to increase my Basal if I've had a lot of carbs and my BS average that day has been higher than usual. I gather this is a...

    Nov 8, 2019 at 4:49 PM
  8. Daibell replied to the thread To fast or not to fast for a blood test, that is my question?.

    For HBA1C fasting makes no difference. A fasting spot blood test is of no use unless for a specific reason as Mutter says. Doing a...

    Nov 8, 2019 at 4:42 PM
  9. Daibell rated Tophat1900's post Agree in the thread To fast or not to fast for a blood test, that is my question?.

    If it's a full panel of cholesterol tests, then fast. HBA1C doesn't matter, but lipid panels do. At least I'd hope they are doing a full...

    Nov 8, 2019 at 4:32 PM
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