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Forum: Diabetes 10-20-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,771
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Yes I would like to see some input from users as...

Yes I would like to see some input from users as well. But I'm inclined to believe the insert, as shocking as it is.
Forum: Diabetes 10-17-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,771
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A1C barely changes when using insulin analogs?

My mom has Type 2 diabetes. She uses NovoLog via injection and she sent me the insert for it. I was shocked when I saw how little use it is. According to Table 5 of the Prescribing Information...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-09-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,383
Posted By Seeking
I'm going to try this using Truvia instead of...

I'm going to try this using Truvia instead of Sweetzfree, and agave instead of honey, and see what happens...as soon as I find some half and half. Notice how they keep adding garbage ingredients to...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 08-29-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,537
Posted By Seeking
Symptoms that have disappeared since going...

Symptoms that have disappeared since going gluten-free:

• Hypoglycemia
• Crashing after physical activity (10+ minutes cardio)
• Irritability, poor mood and crashing after eating high amounts...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 08-29-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,537
Posted By Seeking
Blood Test after Gluten-Free Diet for Approx 1 Year

Gluten-free diet begun on 05-31-2014. New blood tests taken on June 11, 2015:


EARLY 2013 (PRE-GF) VALUE = blood test in 2013 while eating a gluten-rich diet
OLD VALUE = blood test in 2014...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 08-29-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,537
Posted By Seeking
Updates!

After a long hiatus, I am baaaaaaaaaaaaaaack!

During my time away from the site I have made many exciting changes in my life which have been pretty positive, thanks to dietary changes (100%...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-12-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,855
Posted By Seeking
I haven't yet tried New Roots. It costs over...

I haven't yet tried New Roots. It costs over $20/lb...ouch!!!!! I did recently sample 2 Quest bars, which have 1, 2 or 3g net cards per bar. They use fructooligosaccharides too. When I ate them I was...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-04-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,855
Posted By Seeking
I hate hate hate Stevia, so tell me about erythritol...

After 1 year of trying to convince myself to adapt to stevia, I have thrown up my hands in surrender. I cringe at the products I make that contain stevia. I do not want to eat them. The during-taste...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 07-31-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By Seeking
Tingling, pain in wrists and joints...

Hello everyone,

I've been posting here and experimenting with LC diet for over a year now. Probably closer to 2 years. Anyhow, within the past year I began to experience increased problems with my...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-30-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,537
Posted By Seeking
Update: My bloodwork results are in

Well, folks, I did some blood testing and the results are in. I have made the high ones underlined and bolded.

Celiac Panel:

Immunoglobulin A: 137 mg/dL.
Reference: 91-414

Deamidated...
Forum: Atkins Induction 05-16-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,583
Posted By Seeking
We already do buy meats in bulk and only when on...

We already do buy meats in bulk and only when on sale. We have a chest freezer. We also tend to make meals in big batches and then freeze them. But the carbs we buy are mainly beans and rice, cheap...
Forum: Atkins Induction 05-15-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By Seeking
I have read on this forum that many people not...

I have read on this forum that many people not only have to watch carbs, but total calories as well, or they won't lose weight. If you are eating low-cal too, then I'd look into hormones. Low thyroid...
Forum: Atkins Induction 05-15-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,583
Posted By Seeking
I fear Atkins induction, shaking in my boots...

Ok guys I know I need to do Atkins induction but I'm afraid and here's why:

1. I fear it will be too expensive for me...
I know that Atkins is about meats, cheeses, veggies, nuts etc. Well guess...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 05-15-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 941
Posted By Seeking
Question about Phaseolamin (Phase 2 carb blocker)

I have read this thread (http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/main-lowcarb-lobby/788483-thank-you-carb-blocker.html) but have more questions that probably will never be answered on any internet forum...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 04-15-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,905
Posted By Seeking
I had KP as far back into childhood as I can...

I had KP as far back into childhood as I can recall. LC/HC/BC/no BC nothing changes it.
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 04-15-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,537
Posted By Seeking
I talked with hubby. He has agreed to the...

I talked with hubby. He has agreed to the following tests next month, May 2014:

Thyroid Panel + Vitamins & Cortisol
Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody (TPO)
Thyroid Antithyroglobulin Antibody (TAA) ...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 04-03-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 753
Posted By Seeking
Wrist pain--what could it be?

Anyone else have these issues:

- Hand doesn't pivot smoothly on wrist joint; you can feel and hear it bumping and grinding when you pivot it around?
- Pain in wrist

Is this carpel tunnel or...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 03-22-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By Seeking
Indeed, you shouldn't. I love it when...

Indeed, you shouldn't.



I love it when I see independent thinkers.



You folks on here are smarter than any doctor I've encountered.
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 03-22-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,013
Posted By Seeking
Oh I'm way beyond that point. I've gotten to a...

Oh I'm way beyond that point. I've gotten to a point where I believe that doctors are impediments to your health unless you need life-saving surgery. I believe that doctors are brainwashed by...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 03-22-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,537
Posted By Seeking
The reason I haven't started eating at 20-30...

The reason I haven't started eating at 20-30 carbs per day is that it's just too expensive to do right now. Eating that low of carbs means buying more meat and more veggies--both of which are...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 03-13-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By Seeking
That could mean anything. Me too, but...

That could mean anything.



Me too, but it really started in my teens.



I bet your full meal includes plenty of protein. That's the way I handle it now. If I don't include protein,...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 03-13-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 895
Posted By Seeking
The Independent Patient: An Open Letter to Patients Everywhere

The Independent Patient
An Open Letter to Patients Everywhere

I am a patient suffering from insulin resistance and possibly other health conditions that I have not yet fully confirmed via blood...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-06-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,227
Posted By Seeking
Well I'm still learning about all of this. I...

Well I'm still learning about all of this. I think that the quality of the food has a lot to do with it. For example, if I eat my protein in the form of whey or casein or soy, that just won't do it...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-05-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,227
Posted By Seeking
Anyone else notice this about protein?

Ok so over the past year or so, I've been experimenting with my diet, varying the carbs I eat to see what effect that has on my body, satiety and energy levels. Generally, the fewer carbs I eat, the...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 03-05-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,101
Posted By Seeking
I'm skeptical about berberine. I have tried...

I'm skeptical about berberine. I have tried cinnamon and chromium and they didn't do anything for me. Have not tried zinc but I don't think I will bother.
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 03-05-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,513
Posted By Seeking
Classic thyroid symptoms. You need a complete...

Classic thyroid symptoms. You need a complete thyroid panel. These doctors are idiots. I've had the same experience as you. I'm scheduled for a full thyroid panel in June this year. Finally I'll know...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 03-05-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,905
Posted By Seeking
Keratosis Pilaris (Red bumps on arms)

I have read that keratosis pilaris is caused by excess keratin, and that excess keratin is caused by excess testosterone, and that excess testosterone is caused by eating too many carbs. In other...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 02-12-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,537
Posted By Seeking
Incapacitated

Yesterday and today I feel incapacitated. Muscle weakness, can't remember anything at all, can't think, tired, sleepy, fatigued, sad, depressed. DH doesn't trust me to drive. Was gonna run and get...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 02-11-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,101
Posted By Seeking
Question about carb blockers...and things like that...

Do any of you take any supplements that help reduce the effects of carbs? I mean like, a supplement or a food that will:

1. Prevent the body from digesting carbs (carb blocker), or
2. Greatly...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 11-22-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,537
Posted By Seeking
I'm gonna do Atkins January 2014

You're right; I've been thinking about Atkins for a few weeks now and I do believe I'm going to just do it. I'm gonna get the book and the cookbook. For about 2 weeks now I've been low-carbing,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-20-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,294
Posted By Seeking
The big debate about "non-digestible" fibers...here we go...

Ok here it comes. I started looking for low carb nutrition bars I could eat occasionally, and guess what I found out! Something that most of you probably already know--but I didn't, until now: not...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-20-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 21,392
Posted By Seeking
Now this sounds really good. But I doubt you can...

Now this sounds really good. But I doubt you can pick it up and eat it like a normal slice of pizza. It would fall apart if you tried that. But I wouldn't mind using a fork. I wonder if any pizza...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-14-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,906
Posted By Seeking
And you would be right about that. I just got the...

And you would be right about that. I just got the email back from the company about their ingredients. Here's what he said:

"Our Raspberry Sorbet has: Red Raspberry puree, raspberry juice, lemon...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-13-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,469
Posted By Seeking
Blood sugar as a test is only useful once you...

Blood sugar as a test is only useful once you have actually moved into the pre-diabetic or diabetic range. The more insightful test that gives you a lot more information in the early stages, which...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-13-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,906
Posted By Seeking
I sent an email to the company asking what was in...

I sent an email to the company asking what was in the sorbet and the blueberry juice blend...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 11-13-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,266
Posted By Seeking
Over my dead body. These medical "authorities"...

Over my dead body. These medical "authorities" are just pimps for big pharma. Wanting everyone on meds. They can kiss my shiny hiny. I've about had it with this dishonest, corrupt, revolving-door...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-13-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,906
Posted By Seeking
I asked those people what's in the sorbet and...

I asked those people what's in the sorbet and they told me "ice and berries." I guess they are lying to me. That recipe you linked to has unhealthy ingredients in the syrup that I simply will not...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-13-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,469
Posted By Seeking
Reading this thread has reinforced my belief that...

Reading this thread has reinforced my belief that doing low-carb is really hard. DH and I are trying to do LC but it's tough. DH is limiting himself to 150 carbs per day but he hasn't noticed any...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-13-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,906
Posted By Seeking
"Carbed" 16 hours after eating carbs...

Is this even possible? Yesterday I didn't have many carbs except for a berry punch at smoothie king, the small size, which has 91 carbs. I added "diet down" supplement, which has chromium, because it...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 10-13-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,537
Posted By Seeking
Inconsistent results

I'm posting this update to my thread. When this all began, I said that going lower carb helped me feel better, which is true (or has been true up until lately). Going lower carb (from 300+ a day to...
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