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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
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      Shirley N.
      Shirley N.
      Adapting to stricter LCHF diet.
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  • About

    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    Yorkshire, England
    Occupation:
    Retired
    Type of diabetes:
    Prediabetes
    Treatment type:
    Diet only
    Medication:
    None for diabetes. Medications for high blood pressure. Anticoagulant for atrial fibrillation.
    Exercise:
    Limited due to heart problems and weight. No stamina at all plus breathlessness and severe back pain if I overdo things.
    Likes:
    Reading, concerts, theatre, watching TV, seeing family esp. 5 grandchildren and friends, car trips into the countryside, holidays.
    Dislikes:
    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 Was a nurse in the NHS many years ago, so am well out of date.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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