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This sucks :(

Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by Cenakissy, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. lukkymik

    lukkymik Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I totally agree that Carb Counting is important to most diabetics but some like me simply can't operate without a higher carb intake due to major problems with other foods such as fruit and veg digestion. You really need to learn how your body reacts to as many food types as possible and how it affects your Glucose levels until you can understand what treatment is needed. Not being unduly negative but I fought the NHS for 5 years before they accepted that carb counting DOESN'T suit everyone!!!
     
  2. Enclave

    Enclave Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member
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    gosh .. you must be in a very good area if they recognise carb reduction to control blood glucose ..
     
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  3. Pinkorchid

    Pinkorchid Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Eat more of the good stuff like eggs meat cheese etc and stop or lower the starchy carbs cut out the sugar and you will be amazed at how much difference that will make to your BG levels...you can get low carb pasta in Holland and Barrett and I think online . I don't know what it is like as I do not like pasta at all but I am sure some here have it. If you want to eat some bread then try Bergen Linseed and Soya it is lower in carbs and a lot here have it. If you really do not like testing then don't many people freak out about it and then it becomes stressful which you do not want
     
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  4. TallLeeds

    TallLeeds Type 2 · Active Member

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    Look at 'Low Carb LCHF Keto Eating'online. It's stuffed with recipes easy to make and follow. I did it and after 3months I'm now considered 'non diabetic' altho I still take2 metformin a day...but will soon stop on doctors advice. It's not difficult to do....it's your mindset which needs to change. Good luck
     
  5. Fleur321

    Fleur321 Type 2 · Member

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    That sounds like too little food no wonder you're hungry ... Balance is the key , if you crave pasta choose wholemeal and just have a little
     
  6. leslie10152

    leslie10152 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You shouldn't starve yourself, putting the body under stress can have adverse effects.
     
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