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Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by Alicki, Jul 27, 2016.

  1. chalup

    chalup Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Oh my Kristin, I had not taken offense at all, I agree with you. I shouldn't post at 3 am without double checking how I sound. What I meant was that I am trying to change those things about me successfully but slowly. I am sorry for the misunderstanding.
     
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    Alicki Reactive hypoglycemia · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Kirsten, olive oil works well, avocado in small quantities and a few nuts. I can stand cottage cheese, no other dairy. Crackers are ok if 1-2 a day (5g carbs per cracker). It looks like I might have to have op after all to get removal of gallbladder. But not this summer, want to enjoy summer
     
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    Bluebell_GB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Don't worry too much about the op. Provided it is keyhole it really isn't that big a deal. I was back at work 3 days later and pretty much back to normal in 2 weeks.

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    Bluebell
     
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    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    I don't think us in the UK are going to have a summer!
    It's been awful!
    Just a couple of decent hot days! Lots of rain and temperatures in the teens!
     
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    Alicki Reactive hypoglycemia · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks bluebell. My issue is that the sludge is in the ducts and there s no one who can guarantee that removing the gallbladder will prevent sludge forming in ducts. I'm doing quite well now, just scared that things will go downhill - need time to process this before deciding! And it's only been 3 weeks I've got life back
     
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    Alicki Reactive hypoglycemia · Well-Known Member

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    Whao that's cold!!!
     
  7. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    No that's quite warm to us at the moment!
     
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    AtkinsMo Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Nobody will promise you that you won't keep forming sludge in the duct because they are used to managing people eating low fat. Eat the fat you can manage, why not an avacado with every meal? Coconut oil possible? Try slightly increasing fat on a weekly basis, keep the gall bladder contracting and doing it's job properly and you may stop making the sludge.

    I also had keyhole surgery which went well and I was fine in a few days. They presented me with the gallstones in a pot, disgusting things, went straight in the bin!
     
  9. knoxy55

    knoxy55 Type 2 · Active Member

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    This is very interesting thread. I have tried to follow the low carb diet on here but my problem is that I don't eat a lot of foods that are allowed. I followed diet advice for low fat diet for many years (by a well known company) and I think that has something to do with the situation I am in now. Things I don't eat are chicken, turkey, all type of bird at all, fish of any type, avocado and don't go overboard on fresh fruit and vegetables. I use crackers or high fibre/low GI bread and try to keep off scones etc. I allow myself 2 squares of 70% cocoa chocolate if the notion for something sweet hits in the evening. I have under active thyroid and high blood pressure controlled by medication. I just can't get any weight off although my waist has gone down 4 inches which I am pleased about. Any ideas for meals would be gratefully received as it is 'wearing' me down,

    Helen
     
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    Sally_Ann_W · Active Member

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    I'm at that stage too. But I'm going to try 85% chocolate melted with coconut oil and liquid Stevua and some pumpkin seeds and nuts spread on as this should be low carb :)
     
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    Winnie53 Type 2 · BANNED

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    @knoxy55 your question has piqued my interest. What do you eat to meet your protein and fat requirements? Also your fiber and micronutrient requirements (i.e. vegetables and fruit). What are typical meals and snacks for you? Also, how's your overall health: lab work, blood pressure, etc.? What are your health goals?
     
  12. chalup

    chalup Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yep
     
  13. Kristin251

    Kristin251 LADA · Expert

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    I just quit coffee today. Raised bs and BP. Wish me luck!! So far rather easy. Hope to be done before the dark dreary cold weather hits
     
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