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What are alternative treatments for diabetes?

Discussion in 'Alternative Treatments' started by Robert81, Sep 8, 2019.

  1. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    To further an agenda? Or am I being a little harsh?
     
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  2. Tophat1900

    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    That's a good way of putting it without going into too much detail. ;)
     
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  3. Jim Lahey

    Jim Lahey I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I’m reasonably certain that a lot of this kind of stuff is posted by robots whose purpose is to obfuscate the truth and exert influence over the less informed. Facebook and the like is probably littered with it.

    (internet bots, not R2D2 lookalikes)
     
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    #23 Jim Lahey, Sep 8, 2019 at 10:44 AM
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  4. KK123

    KK123 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Ah but when there are good things mixed in with bad, your average person doesn't know which bits to pick out! Step forward, the eatwell plate!
     
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  5. Tophat1900

    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Yep, but I think the main thrust to is push whole plant and no meat... at least that's what I go out of it.
     
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  6. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yep..
    .. When it's a blatent lie people see through it.
    When you add just enough truth, it makes the lie seem less obvious and more believable. AND it makes the reader question what is true... So a win/win for any propoganda team, what ever their background is.
     
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    #26 jjraak, Sep 8, 2019 at 11:23 AM
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  7. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Hi guys,

    Been following this thread.. (Well, the ensuing comments since reading the OP.)
    From what I can make of this.. It stems from the same old "cut the animal fats cus that's what gains the weight" dated misconception..

    Hi, nah... Just someone with aspirations of a "lifestyle coach." I would agree with @ziggy_w that is a mash up of the general "info" bandied about on the net..
    The "original" sources author/s may not be too happy regarding the plagiarising of thier "work." ;)
     
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  8. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Oh.. Fits the old saying.
    "Them as can... DO
    Them as can't..TEACH"..;)
     
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  9. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Hi,

    I would concur that the initial post doesn't come across as first hand personal experience, leading to a "success story."
     
  10. Tophat1900

    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Well, I'm so disappointed you had to clarify the type of robot.... here I was picturing R2D2 plugging himself into one of the rebel computer ports in a galaxy far far away just to send out bad diet advice.
     
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  11. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    This was also a "long time ago..."

    Probably taking advice (with more design flaws than the "Death star") from Alderaan places...
     
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  12. Tophat1900

    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    It's a pity we don't have a creative funny button! :D
     
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  13. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    It is.. However, if there turns out to be a boosted incohesive post count with additional dodgy links?

    There is a "report" button..
     
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    #33 Jaylee, Sep 8, 2019 at 12:50 PM
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  14. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    Hi All,

    The content of the OP has been deleted, for plagiarism.
    See the links in #20 supplied by @ziggy_w if you want to see the texts in their original (unplagiarised) locations.

    The mod team are hoping that this serves as a timely reminder to people to supply references when they quote someone else's work.
     
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  15. Mbaker

    Mbaker Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I said before, I think some posters are grenade launchers. The same type who thumbs down a benign YouTube post that harms no one. If I am wrong in this instance, I will apologise to the OP. Silence or otherwise I think will show the direction of travel.
     
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