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Is low blood glucose the only concern?

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by millenium, Dec 2, 2019.

  1. millenium

    millenium Carer · Well-Known Member

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    When one watch the carb intake very carefully but ate lots of fats and protein, will he has higher risk of high blood triglyceride and protein byproducts in the blood?
     
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    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    That hasn't happened to me.

    My last trig score was 0.78, the one before 0.75 and the one before 0.73.
     
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    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    I'd imagine if that were the case we'd of died off as a species along time ago and wouldn't be having this conversation. I eat a lot of fats and protein and very little in the way of carbs and my trigs are consistently around 0.9 to 1.0
     
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  4. millenium

    millenium Carer · Well-Known Member

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    So maybe not a problem for most people. So carb is what we should mainly focus on. Fat and amino acids may depend less on action of insulin.
     
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    TriciaWs Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    My triglycerides fell once I started low carb plus extra fats - lower every time it has been tested. My liver function tests improved too.
     
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    Listlad Prediabetes · BANNED

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    Is low blood glucose the only concern?
    No. High blood pressure and obesity are also of concern and treatable with a lower carb higher fat approach. Often they respond in conjunction with one another to reduced carb dieting.
     
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    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Blood pressure is very important. I think it is worth while having a blood pressure machine at home for testing whenever you feel the need to. I test mine from time to time. Quite convenient to have one I find.
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    well as individual as we all are.....

    my trigs halved using LCHF
    and buy FAT i mean, rind on bacon, fat on steaks, butter on veg, A generous drizzle of double cream on my lo carb jelly..Kinda fats.

    not done me any harm that way.

    interesting Video under my sig, if your interested in just what trigs can and do do, when we low carb.
    https://www.crossfit.com/essentials/its-the-insulin-resistance-stupid-part-1
     
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  9. millenium

    millenium Carer · Well-Known Member

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    Definitely blood pressure and also heart rate. When the resting readings of these two are high, it may spell that a stroke or heart attack is near.
     
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