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Lactose Free Milk

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Julie27318, Aug 26, 2018.

  1. lucylocket61

    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Expert

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    this has been answered several times, over several threads, specifically in answer to you, along with various links to explanations. I'm done on here. A few thanks to those who have patiently tried to help you for some time wouldnt go amiss either.
     
  2. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    I suggest you learn how to read labels/info on packaging before moving onto Gluconeogenesis.
     
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  3. XxTinkerxx

    XxTinkerxx Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    You are right. The Dr's and DN's never tell you about the carb side of things. All they do is tell you to "cut out sugar".

    If it wasn't for this forum I would never know as much as I do now about food and carbs - thanks all you lovely forum members

    Stick around and be nice to us. There is a lot to learn and it can be overwhelming at first.
     
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  4. lucylocket61

    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Expert

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    so - far fewer carbs than ordinary milk. Whats the problem? you have to count your carbs, make totals, record your intake and results and test and test until you find your safe level, just like the rest of us. There is no short cut or miracle low fat food or drink that will sort this.
     
  5. Julie27318

    Julie27318 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    THANKS TO ALL OF YOU AND SORRY!!!
     
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  6. Julie27318

    Julie27318 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have had nothing only good advice it's just this Lactose free milk.I decided get one carton with my ordinary milk just to see if i like it and i read on here it was better for Diabetes so i got it and i googled it and it said it was sweeter than ordinary milk but yet the label shows it's carb content is much lower.Do we need patmy attention to of which sugars or just carbs?
     
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    Julie27318 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I can't afford to test and test i pay for my own strips and meter i'm on Benefits with Socialphobia and Depression i can't keep buying them
     
  8. lucylocket61

    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Expert

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    I am also on benefits, and a very low income, I pay for my own strips and lancets and meter too. As do several of us on here. I have anxiety. PTSD and ME. Others have disabilities too. The money I save on being low carb help pay for my supplies of strips.
     
  9. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Hi Julie,

    As a diabetic mindful of the carbohydrate content this is what we look out for on the packaging.. (Which is the overal carb content, which break down to sugars.)
    However, the "of which is sugars" does indicate (especially if the sugar content is snapping on the heels of the total carb content.) how fast a spike one would be more likely to get when the food or drink is digested...

    I hope this clarifies when reading the labelling.
     
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  10. Resurgam

    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Hmm - I wonder how it is made lower in carbs.
    Perhaps the breakdown of the lactose is done by bacteria with the right enzyme, and they consume some of the carbs completely for their own needs in the process. It has to be something like that as the process is a simple hydrolysis.
     
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