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Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Kt043kt, Jun 21, 2020.

  1. Kt043kt

    Kt043kt · Member

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    Hi all, just wanted to share, I don't get much support from my diabetic nurse or the NHS in general, they just want to shove more pills in my body, I was taking to a friend of my husband, who suggested keto, he has type 2 also, I thought I would give it a go, and wow, it has changed my blood sugar readings by 30%, i had gestential diabetes, which stayed with me, I was 10 lb 4 when pregnant, and had lost over, I think it's because my bloods were very high, i had bloods of 12.5 and didn't move much, I've been doing keto for just over a week, and my readings are 6.5 - 8.8 ranging, I feel so much better, I have also dropped 2 of my 6 tablets. if anyone is struggling, give keto a whirl, it was very hard for me at first I was so upset, as its such a change in diet, but I'm getting the hang of it, I think, lots to learn, the only way for me is up, and the bloods down, xx
     
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    Kt043kt · Member

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    I had lost over a stone it should say
     
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    JoKalsbeek I reversed my Type 2 · Expert

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    Excellent work, well done!
    Jo (Also keto)
     
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    ianf0ster Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Kt043kt congrats on finding and implementing Keto.
    Unfortunately the vast majority of us are in the same position regarding our GPs, Diabetic Specialist Nurses etc. Often it is only by eating almost completely contrary to their advice that we control our Diabetes.

    I'm only eating on the fringes of Keto 20gms to 40gms of Carbs per day6, but I know exactly what my food does to my BG through my BG testing before and 2hrs after first bite for every meal for the first 6 months.
    I do less testing these days except when I eat something different.
     
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    Kt043kt · Member

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    Thank you so much I feel like I've climbed a mountain xx


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    Kt043kt · Member

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    Thanks for your reply, I'm still testing a lot, at the moment, hopefully, I can calm that down, I'm excited for keto, I'm excited to see what my blood is rather than feeling dread, my mission is to get rid of this medicication and never look back, xx


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    Thanks Jo, I feel on top of the world, something that works xx


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  8. KateA

    KateA Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    These are my favourite types of post. Very well done on climbing your mountain. My GP and I disagree on a lot of things diabetes related but he tells me he wishes all his patients took as much interest in their health. I tend not to interact with the diabetic nurse, smile and nod is my go to reaction.
    This forum gave me more support than all the medical people put together. I can be a bit evangelic about keto, but I do think it is important to tell people who will benefit as your experience shows.
    Onwards and upwards (downward with the BS).
     
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    Sparklebrightisright Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sparklebrightisright Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi to you Fantastic way to go i am doing the same thing myself my diabetes nurse wants me to take insulin so I will see what my blood sugar is when I get my results back and go on keto and low carb only I am fed up of putting weight on with insulin I am doing what I want to do and thats the end of it as far as I am concerned Keto so hopefully i will have some good results soon to post.

    Sparklebrightisright.
     
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    Rubyjewelz Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    ...Excellent choice, If you go to Facebook and go to my page, i have many good things for you to cook..all Keto...lot's of information...Ruby Trudi Miller.......Doctors and nurses don't deal with nutrition , it's not there field...also...Dr. Ken Berry is your man...Eat Bacon...lol...x
     
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    Sparklebrightisright Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi to all,

    Thanks for the info i will look when I have the chance to i have a lot on at the moment trying to get through this diabetes minefield is really hard the hardest thing ever.

    Sparklebrightisright.
     
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