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Debandez
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Debandez

Well-Known Member, Female, from Lancashire

Check out the chatty thread Po Nov 2, 2019

Debandez was last seen:
Aug 12, 2020 at 11:40 PM
    1. Gleny
      Gleny
      My B/G level was 7.8 after eating quite sparingly all day.a few tomatoes with black pepper a small bowl of porridge with skimmed milk.one piece of low carb bread.A few cups of herbal tea.A few Raspberries.
      At the end of the day we all have to eat something.its not much fun going to bed hungry.I read non Diabetics B/G level is 4-7 mmol/L So any Diabetic just outside this range isn’t doing to bad.
      Glenn
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      2. Debandez
        Debandez
        Diet doctor is an excellent site. Full of videos, info, visuals, meal plans etc

        Also dr David Unwin has done these amazing infographs:

        https://phcuk.org/sugar/
        Jun 29, 2020
      3. Gleny
        Gleny
        Hi there
        My readings are before I eat morning and evening.they are fairly consistent i have just checked my diary most over the last few weeks are within 2 points some are almost the same am and pm.i don’t check my level after I have eaten.I eat much the same every day.i am quite strict on my diet. .My Diabetic nurse says I have it under control.No I haven’t had it confined weather it’s T1 or T2
        Regards
        Glenn
        Jun 30, 2020
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      4. Debandez
        Debandez
        if you test your bloods 2 hours after you eat too you will get a much better idea of which foods work for you. Hope you get a diagnosis soon. Deb
        Jun 30, 2020
    2. poemagraphic
      poemagraphic
      Thanks did just that, just now.
      One small step for Debs... Another huge leap for Diabetics
    3. Debandez
      Debandez
      Check out the chatty thread Po
    4. poemagraphic
      poemagraphic
      I am looking forward to reading more from you Debs.
      As I am certain are several more here.

      How did you feel you did?
      1. Debandez
        Debandez
        Check out our thread.
        Nov 2, 2019
    5. poemagraphic
      poemagraphic
      What a day yesterday!
      Well done you, Great job!!!

      I feel I need to do more to raise awareness... That's partly down to y o u! Thank you!

      "What's the use of all this knowledge,
      if we do share, our wisdom with another
      to pass down through the years.
      Look, listen, learn and pass it on!
      Po
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      2. Debandez
        Debandez
        Very kind of you and I love to read comments like this. More good news from yesterdays presentation, will post later Po.
        Nov 1, 2019
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    6. Mandifadza
      Mandifadza
      Good morning guys , going for a 50 th birthday celebrations worried what to eat
    7. dunelm
      dunelm
      1. Debandez
        Debandez
        So sorry, only just seen this!!! Apologies David
        Nov 1, 2019
    8. HeartShineGirl
      HeartShineGirl
      Hi Deb! ♥ You're the first person I followed on here. I am looking forward to spending a lot of time on this forum, and learning from people here. Thank you for your post! It caught my eye and gave me hope! ♥
      1. Debandez likes this.
      2. Debandez
        Debandez
        I am honoured. My time on the forum is limited at the moment but in just over a week the project I'm working on will be complete so I will have more time to spend on the forum. You will learn so much from just browsing. Keep soaking it up. You are going to be just fine. Always here if you need me.
        May 29, 2019
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    9. poemagraphic
      poemagraphic
      Happy Easter Monday Debs

      Enjoy your time out... It sounds like you are having fun!
      Po
      1. Debandez
        Debandez
        Loving it! .
        Apr 22, 2019
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    10. Stemar
      Stemar
      It's good that you have started to clear out your wardrobe, but don't forget that you'll need to replace what you throw out so maybe it would be better to do it in stages. As I lost 38 kilos and it cost heaps to replace what I threw out. But retain your positive approach as it can only be a good thing.
      1. Mandifadza likes this.
    11. Stemar
      Stemar
      Hi Debandez, It's good to hear your feeling positive as you can't let this condition get you to start feeling negative, as this is when things will quickly go from bad to worse in a flash. So it's great that you are maintaining a positive out look, you are in the right place to get help to maintain that positive approach I assure you, and good luck with your progress!!! My BGL's this morning were 7:2.
      1. Debandez likes this.
      2. Debandez
        Debandez
        I'm feeling better than I have in years. I can't turn back the clock but I can map the future. I've just cleared out my wardrobe and it felt so good trying everything on to see what fits and what doesn't and I'm happy to say not much went back in! Thank you for your encouraging words. Everyone is just amazing on here.
        May 8, 2018
    12. Debandez
      Debandez
      I'm feeling very positive.
    13. ianpspurs
      ianpspurs
      I found this very helpful to give me some kind of reference point to work from for the calories in part. You probably now know by heart the mantra, not all calories are created equal!
      https://www.diabetes.co.uk/bmr-calculator.html
    14. ianpspurs
      ianpspurs
      I would never eat these in isolation, only as part of a bigger meal with plenty of low carb veg and meat or fish. I would also always make sure to have wine and in most cases the meal is the only meal of the day. Spike is relative but usually below 6 at 2 hours and stays there. Hope that helps
      1. Debandez
        Debandez
        Brilliant thanks
        Apr 5, 2018
    15. ianpspurs
      ianpspurs
      1. Debandez
        Debandez
        The carbs/sugars are so high! Does this not spike you at all? If not I'm racing to the 24 hour Tesco RIGHT NOW!!!
        Apr 4, 2018
    16. Debandez
      Debandez
      I'm considering intermittent fasting alongside my LCHF diet. What will the effect be on my hba1c for those of you that have tried it please.
    17. Debandez
      Debandez
      Feeling happy as my hba1c down from 62 on 8.12.17 to 42 today 22.3.18. All credit to the people who have guided me on this site.
      1. 1spuds likes this.
    18. Debandez
      Debandez
      Type 2 newbie
    19. Debandez
      Debandez
      In the daily mail. T2 diabetics can now have MORE sugar in their blood (but not in their diets), doctors say in newly-relaxed guidelines
    20. Debandez
      Debandez
      Found this article today which is quite interesting.
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    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    Lancashire
    Type of diabetes:
    Type 2 (in remission!)
    Treatment type:
    Diet only
    Medication:
    Not applicable
    Diagnosed 8 December 2017
    HBA1C 62 weight 14 stone 3lbs (90.2kg) height 5 feet 9.5
    LCHF
    16 February 2018 HBA1C 47 weight 12 stone 6 lbs (78.92kg)
    22 March 2018 weight 11 stone 12 lbs (75.2kg) HBA1C 42 (using home testing kit)
    28 April 2018 weight 11 stone 8lbs (73.4kg) HBA1C 37 (using home testing kit)
    15 May 2018 HBA1C 41 at gp surgery. NON DIABETIC RANGE.
    28 June 2018 weight 10 stone 13lbs (69.3kg). Mysugr HBA1C estimate currently 33.7 on 25/7/18).

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    8 December 2017 HbA1c 62
    19 February 2018 HbA1c 47
    15 May 2018 HbA1c 41
    20 November 2018 HbA1c 39
    2 April 2019 HbA1c 40
    18 November 2019 hbA1c 36
    LCHF woe
    Weight down from 14 stone 7lbs to 10 stone 7lbs. Currently maintaining well
    No meds.

    https://www.diabetes.co.uk/forum/threads/basic-information-for-newly-diagnosed-diabetics.26870/
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