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Current NHS dietary advice for diabetes.....

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by VMK, Sep 10, 2019.

  1. lucylocket61

    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I dont doubt that that is your experience.

    However, its not the experience of others. There is no recorded link to your issues in medical research. I have not, personally, heard of a link.

    We are all different. I find it helps, when posting, to say 'some' or 'could' or 'I have found, personally that' when relating a reaction or observation of something to my physical or mental health. And adding a link to any research or report if there is one.
     
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  2. ianf0ster

    ianf0ster Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi DUCADUCADUC,
    What a shame that you suffer from irritable prostate and UTI's.
    Fortunately the vast majority here don't suffer from problems with either eggs or cheese - since they are the staples of my current diet (along with Fatty fish, fatty meat, nuts and full-fat plain yoghurt).

    I would never suggest somebody try food to which they get a bad reaction, but I would also advise people to consider trying foods which work well for others, since cutting carbs leaves you a lot fewer options food-wise!

    Not everybody (not even most) has a dairy or a nut or other allergy.
    So don't eat to others allergies - eat to how your own body reacts and 'eat to your BG Meter' !
     
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  3. Jim Lahey

    Jim Lahey I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Also worth considering that some folk report many of their allergies or reactions to foods go away when they change their diet and remove other offending items. Very often wheat in the diet is thought to be the culprit of many bad reactions to food.
     
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  4. mtc2300

    mtc2300 Type 2 · Active Member

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    These are the same recommendations here. However new studies has made it's way into the diabetic treatment. Our counterpart to NHS has actually started to recommend low carb diet for diabetic patients in order to lower the use of medication and save money that way. But it's still based patient to patient.

    But for all new diagnosed patients it's still the old:

    Loose one kg a month by eating less
    Heres your prescription for Metformin
    See you in three months.
     
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  5. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Aaaaarrrggghhh!
    And what happens when you have been trying to lose weight by eating less for many years? :banghead:
    It's good to see that low carb is actually being mentioned eventually now though. :)
     
  6. mtc2300

    mtc2300 Type 2 · Active Member

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    Yes. Before a link to the internet was also attached. Now they're starting to link to forums and education on LCHF but still based on how each patient is motivated for change.

    If your BMI is over 50 they offer a Gastric Bypass surgery.
     
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  7. Ojustaboo

    Ojustaboo Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I had my yearly diabetic review a couple of months ago.

    I was talking to the nurse about the Keto diet.

    She said that they are not allowed to recommend it, however off the record she said that she thinks the tide will change soon as Keto has so many positive results.
     
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  8. pixie1

    pixie1 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What is the reason to avoid eggs, they are absolutely fine and so is red meat. Thankfully we don't live in America, at least we can choose good quality food.
     
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  9. Sarah69

    Sarah69 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What is making you so ill?
     
  10. Flora123

    Flora123 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    High BG levels from eating those very high carb things could make you feel ill. It would for me.
     
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  11. poemagraphic

    poemagraphic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Trust me this advice is a joke! It made me laugh any way.
    What a shambolic affair this sorry state is.
     
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