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  1. ringi replied to the thread Metformin for Type 1 Diabetes.

    The side effects of metformin are greatly reduced if taken with a meal, and the dose is slowly increased over a few weeks. They also...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 6:13 PM
  2. ringi rated MeiChanski's post Agree in the thread Metformin for Type 1 Diabetes.

    Hello, welcome! I think metformin is prescribed to type 2s mostly, are you quite insulin resistant? I heard metformin helps with...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 6:01 PM
  3. ringi liked Rachox's post in the thread How did you decide to come off meds?.

    Hi Arfie. Thanks for the tag @helensaramay . I have been on Metformin since diagnosis over 2 years ago, however I just Googled your...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 5:57 PM
  4. ringi liked Bittern's post in the thread How did you decide to come off meds?.

    Came off meds. when they started giving me hypos. regularly at night, I was walking abroad at the time, so told the diabetes nurse when...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 5:52 PM
  5. ringi rated IronLioness's post Winner in the thread 1st Annual T2 review... The scores are in....

    And the Man from Delmonte, he say, prognosis is GOOD! :-) My current BG, coming up to one year since diagnosis is 36!! (down from 49),...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 3:40 PM
  6. ringi replied to the thread How did you decide to come off meds?.

    Firstly Xigduo XR contains a SGLT-2 inhibitor, and hence may not be safe to combine with a very low carb diet (due to risk of DKA) ....

    Aug 19, 2019 at 3:39 PM
  7. ringi rated JoKalsbeek's post Winner in the thread How did you decide to come off meds?.

    If you keep your bloodsugars in the normal range, rather than the prediabetic one, you can drop the meds... I was still at the starters...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 3:27 PM
  8. ringi rated EllieM's post Agree in the thread To lie or not to lie?.

    Are you able to change hospitals and/or contact your care team for the previous pregnancy? This team sound totally clueless but...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 3:18 PM
  9. ringi rated xfieldok's post Agree in the thread Newly diagnosed type 2.

    The skinnier the milk the higher the carbs. Not good for T2's. Somebody will be along with a whole raft of information for you...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 10:47 PM
  10. ringi rated Mbaker's post Agree in the thread To lie or not to lie?.

    Are you able to consider in your diet, broccoli, asparagus, cauliflower, courgettes, cucumber or cabbage; this would satisfy them and...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 10:27 PM
  11. ringi rated Doriand's post Winner in the thread The Warrior Diet (or 20/4 Fasting).

    Hi Everyone, I'm week 2 into an intermittent fasting schedule and all I can say is IT'S FANTASTIC! Together with LCHF I have...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 10:07 PM
  12. ringi rated bulkbiker's post Informative in the thread At last a Dr Neal Barnard Study Compared.

    this is the infamous Barnard study https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2677007/ with its "great" results [ATTACH]

    Screenshot 2019-08-17 at 23.26.35.png Aug 18, 2019 at 12:50 AM
  13. ringi replied to the thread Fast 800.

    @ianf0ster did you read the first post in the thread?

    Aug 16, 2019 at 11:06 PM
  14. ringi rated Resurgam's post Agree in the thread Anti-cancer properties of ketogenic diet reported in new study.

    Some cancer cells do not have the ability to use ketones for energy, only glucose - if my reading is correct. They simply do not have...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 4:53 PM
  15. ringi replied to the thread Fast 800.

    Sorry, disagree, as he also talks about the need to avoid high carb food, and intermittent fasting. I got no idea how good the...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 4:43 PM
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