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Type 2 iThrive From the depths of Diabetes and Obesity

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by robin47, Nov 16, 2017.

  1. cocobee.2017

    cocobee.2017 · Well-Known Member

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    The voice sounded fake. They'll be asking for my credit card next.
     
  2. cocobee.2017

    cocobee.2017 · Well-Known Member

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    Please try not be disheartened or take this personally. We're all entitled to have an opinion, even when those opinions differ. How about we just agree to disagree.
     
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  3. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    I agree.
    They are confusing injected insulin doesn't work as well with fat. That's how it's been synthesised for type 1s. New insulins are being made more targeted for type2s.
    Fat with injected insulin slows its effectiveness and can cause delayed hypos. I find.
    New basal is great but my body is becoming more tolerant to it at mo, maybe due to gallbladder problem.
    I know some saying my 3.5st lost not excessive but to a hypothyroid sufferer and female hormone problem middle aged woman approaching menopause such a loss would be double in just a diabetic. Heart meds cause weight gain too and antidepressants/opiods. Loads aid weight gain for me so to lose any weight was a miracle. Low carb medium fat.
    I feel excessive for a person with my health problems.
    Even A&E doctors are amazed. I tell them how. ;)
     
  4. truegrit 2

    truegrit 2 Prediabetes · Newbie

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    My word, on the first couple of pages of this post I have never seen so much negativity, what a bunch of whingeing old gits. It is a free series to watch, then you have the OPTION to purchase, if you don't want to buy it you remove your email access, simple. How many of you would spend all that time and money and effort making a documentary series and then give away your product free of charge to anyone who wanted to watch it before purchasing it? I guess you must all be in great health to be so flippant as to disregard the series because the trailer is "cheesy american" or you don't like one or two of the contributors, there could be some real nuggets of benefit in between, but like typical moaning negative Brits you have dismissed it out of hand.
    Fellow Brit.
     
  5. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    Not all that glitters is gold.
     
  6. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Not sure what you don't like? Some of us have watched part of it and have an opinion on it. Someone else asks for our opinion so we give it? Does that make us whingeing old gits or simply realistic?
     
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  7. Robbity

    Robbity Type 2 · Expert

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    Is that how you go about your decision making then - from superficial impressions??? - Because some of us have based our considered opinions on what we've actually seen , and it didn't take me too long to decide it wasn't for me so I never chose to sign up for, never mind spend money on something that was of no interest to me. And that is my entitlement.

    There are plenty of informative, accurate, and even free souces of information readily accessible on the web, so I can afford to be selective if I so wish.

    Robbity
     
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  8. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    It's amazing you join the forum just to insult us and whine about our attitude and negativity of which your post is full of in fact dare I say you are full of it and I don't mean grit.
     
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    kokhongw I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    wellperson Type 2 · Member

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    I have watched 5 episodes now and find it very informative. I am type 2 and lost the weight on the Dukan diet, a low carb high meat diet. I have unfortunately have put a few kilos back on and my blood sugars are up. I don't take any drugs, but I am struggling to get the weight off again. I found the first 2 episodes too long and repetitive, but 3, 4 and 5 are very interesting, especially re high fat and long term consequences . I will watch all the episodes as it is well researched.. Listen to the two Type 1 people who use the High Carb, Low Fat, WHOLEFOOD diet before you judge...I am listening with an open mind before I judge.
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Ah dear Cyrus... heard it all before I'm afraid..
     
  12. Gillyc1

    Gillyc1 Carer · Newbie

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    I watched episodes 1, 2, 7, 8 and 9. The final episode stressed veganism and plant based diet, also frequent water fasts. In fact they stated that meat eating was dangerous.
    The hard sell was to purchase the entire docuseries of 9 episodes with the entire interviews as an extra ‘gift’. Also buy one get one free for a friend.
    I was very disappointed with the advice but it may help some people.
    I was also amazed at the transformation of Jon, the main character. It certainly seems to have worked for him.
     
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