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Shirley N.
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Shirley N.

Member, Female, from Yorkshire, England

Adapting to stricter LCHF diet. Sep 13, 2018

Shirley N. was last seen:
Dec 7, 2019
      Shirley N.
      Shirley N.
      Adapting to stricter LCHF diet.
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    Yorkshire, England
    Type of diabetes:
    Treatment type:
    Diet only
    None for diabetes. Medications for high blood pressure. Anticoagulant for atrial fibrillation.
    Limited due to heart problems and weight. No stamina at all plus breathlessness and severe back pain if I overdo things.
    Reading, concerts, theatre, watching TV, seeing family esp. 5 grandchildren and friends, car trips into the countryside, holidays.
    Not being able to walk in the Dales any more. Not being able to eat some of my favourite foods any more.
    69 year old grandmother. Was a nurse in the NHS many years ago, so am well out of date.
    The rubbish about high carbohydrate, low glycaemic index foods for diabetics actually came in about half-way through my relatively short career. I thought it made little sense then, like most of my colleagues. Most of our sick diabetic patients had tiny appetites and could only eat a fraction of what they were supposed to! I bet they did not follow these new diets when they went home.
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