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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-14-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 204
Posted By Ronnie51
Happy Belated, helper! I hope you continue to...

Happy Belated, helper! I hope you continue to celebrate until after New Year's :-)
Forum: Diabetes 12-09-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,323
Posted By Ronnie51
Not really on topic, but a couple of years ago my...

Not really on topic, but a couple of years ago my doctor removed me from my BP meds that were working for me and put me on an expensive new drug that drove my BP up. I asked him to please put me...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-08-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By Ronnie51
Interesting article regarding Carbs vs Fats

Top Cardiologist Blasts Nutrition Guidelines

February 27, 2017 by Larry Husten 13 Comments


–Salim Yusuf says new evidence fails to support many major diet recommendations.

One of the...
Forum: Diabetes 12-05-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,323
Posted By Ronnie51
I'm glad your sugar readings and A1c are doing...

I'm glad your sugar readings and A1c are doing better, Anne. It bothers me how doctors shrug things off when they don't know the answer; if you're 1.5 and not 2, that's a big difference as one is...
Forum: Diabetes 11-19-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By Ronnie51
Medical doctors are not taught nutrition in...

Medical doctors are not taught nutrition in medical school. My doctor told me that spoon size shredded wheat has no sugar so it won't spike my blood sugar. I knew he was wrong; a serving has around...
Forum: Diabetes 11-18-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By Ronnie51
Thanks for the info, gojiberry. I do hope your...

Thanks for the info, gojiberry. I do hope your Mom is doing well now. It's so true how unpredictable blood sugar can be, even after eating the same food. Yesterday I random tested twice during the...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-17-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 917
Posted By Ronnie51
Thank you for the information. Pasta is one of...

Thank you for the information. Pasta is one of the foods I have eliminated from my diet that I miss very much! Craving meatballs and spaghetti right about now :-). Too bad there's no low/no carb...
Forum: Diabetes 11-16-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By Ronnie51
Thanks, Carol!

Thanks, Carol!
Forum: Diabetes 11-15-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By Ronnie51
Carol, my blood sugar also goes up when I do a...

Carol, my blood sugar also goes up when I do a regular workout that lasts 40 to 55 minutes. But I only did six minutes so I guess my body wasn't stressed enough to drive up my blood sugar. I was...
Forum: Diabetes 11-15-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By Ronnie51
My own unofficial experiment

So, I've had "prediabetes" for the last ten years with normal fasting sugars but A1c going up and down between 5.5 to 5.9 (last one was 5.7). Losing weight is not an option because I have a hard...
Forum: Diabetes 11-15-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,323
Posted By Ronnie51
Anne, I'm so sorry for all the medical issues you...

Anne, I'm so sorry for all the medical issues you are experiencing. It does sound like your medical team is staying on top of things....I do hope they are all communicating with each other. You are...
Forum: Diabetes 11-14-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,323
Posted By Ronnie51
I do agree with Carol about the LADA. Are you...

I do agree with Carol about the LADA. Are you younger than menopausal age? If you are, they may be why LADA was first mentioned to you. I assume they tested your fasting insulin? If that's high it...
Forum: Diabetes 11-12-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,323
Posted By Ronnie51
Sorry you've had so many problems dealing with...

Sorry you've had so many problems dealing with this issue, Anne. I'm somewhat confused....have you been tested for the GAD antibodies? If high, I believe that would definitely diagnose LADA. I...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 11-12-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By Ronnie51
So sorry your DH is having these issues. My Uncle...

So sorry your DH is having these issues. My Uncle had blood loss that required transfusion. Turns out he has diverticulitis. He's fine now. I hope they find it quickly and it's easily fixed.
Forum: Diabetes 11-10-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,323
Posted By Ronnie51
Thanks, Carol, to you too! :hiya:

Thanks, Carol, to you too! :hiya:
Forum: Diabetes 11-09-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,323
Posted By Ronnie51
It isn't your own doing. If you're genetically...

It isn't your own doing. If you're genetically programmed for diabetes your body will eventually have a problem processing carbs regardless of how you eat. Yes, you may have sped it up with your...
Forum: Diabetes 11-09-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,323
Posted By Ronnie51
Interesting, I've never read about Type 2 being...

Interesting, I've never read about Type 2 being autoimmune. I also know people who are sedentary, overweight and do not eat well and they have no sugar issues. My understanding is that the deciding...
Forum: Diabetes 11-09-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,323
Posted By Ronnie51
Oh, and type 1.5 LADA is autoimmune as well.

Oh, and type 1.5 LADA is autoimmune as well.
Forum: Diabetes 11-08-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,323
Posted By Ronnie51
Type 1 Diabetes is autoimmune, but Type 2 is not.

Type 1 Diabetes is autoimmune, but Type 2 is not.
Forum: Diabetes 11-08-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,323
Posted By Ronnie51
I started hyper, then went hypo and stayed there....

I started hyper, then went hypo and stayed there. Never had any swelling of my thyroid. So, I have no clue. I think they are related, Carol, but not sure how. How helpful am I? ��
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-08-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By Ronnie51
I am highly impressed by everyone here! I buy...

I am highly impressed by everyone here! I buy bean chips :-)
Forum: Diabetes 11-08-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,323
Posted By Ronnie51
Synthetic also works well for me. I started on 50...

Synthetic also works well for me. I started on 50 mcg of Synthroid, switched to Levoxyl because it's cheaper, still on 50 mcg. Good for you on taking charge of your health.
Forum: Diabetes 11-08-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,323
Posted By Ronnie51
Girondet, may I ask why you were tested for the...

Girondet, may I ask why you were tested for the LADA antibodies if your A1c is in the normal range? My A1c has been in the prediabetic range for the past 10 years, but my doctor has had no interest...
Forum: Diabetes 11-06-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,323
Posted By Ronnie51
I'm sorry, but I don't have LADA....at least I...

I'm sorry, but I don't have LADA....at least I haven't been diagnosed with it, but at one time I did think I had it. While I was going through menopause, my A1c crept up to prediabetic territory,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-30-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By Ronnie51
Found this at Fooducate: Healthy Noodle...

Found this at Fooducate:

Healthy Noodle Noodles

Nutrition

Serving Size: 4 oz (113g)

Amount per Serving My Daily Value
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 10-30-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By Ronnie51
Thanks for the information, jem! Glad your DH is...

Thanks for the information, jem! Glad your DH is doing better.
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 10-29-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By Ronnie51
I'm sorry about your stomach issues. I actually...

I'm sorry about your stomach issues. I actually don't have stomach problems. He gave me the endoscopy because my mother had stomach cancer. I was surprised to learn I had 2 ulcers. I tested negative...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 10-28-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By Ronnie51
Proton Pump Inhibitors anyone?

I just had an endoscopy and the doctor tells me I have non bleeding ulcers. Waiting for H Pylori test results, but meanwhile he prescribed a PPI to heal the ulcers. Based on everything I've heard and...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 10-09-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,893
Posted By Ronnie51
Good luck, Streampaws! I hope it works for you. ☺

Good luck, Streampaws! I hope it works for you. ☺
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 10-09-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,893
Posted By Ronnie51
My sister has an issue with high triglycerides. I...

My sister has an issue with high triglycerides. I remember she had a very good blood test after taking these, but she couldn't definitely attribute it to the krill oil because it was also one of the...
Forum: Diabetes 10-09-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By Ronnie51
Carol, thank you for that information. I had no...

Carol, thank you for that information. I had no idea of any of that.
Forum: Diabetes 10-08-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By Ronnie51
Sorry about the issues with getting your script....

Sorry about the issues with getting your script. It should not happen! I'm not familiar with OSM. Can you elaborate? Good luck with getting your Metformin ER ��
Forum: Diabetes 09-30-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By Ronnie51
Glucophage is the brand name; Metformin is the...

Glucophage is the brand name; Metformin is the generic, so I'm not sure what's going on with your insurance company. It makes no sense that they aren't covering Metformin any longer as it's one of...
Forum: Diabetes 09-20-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,593
Posted By Ronnie51
The 135 to 152 is within manufacturers' accepted...

The 135 to 152 is within manufacturers' accepted margin variation (or whatever it's called) of 20%, but those two numbers make the difference between the "normal" cutoff of 140 that I've read about....
Forum: Diabetes 09-20-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,593
Posted By Ronnie51
Hi Carol, Thank you for that information. I'm...

Hi Carol, Thank you for that information. I'm not sure which Relion I had but I'd say your three readings are all very close; sounds like you have a good meter. However, I believe the best test of...
Forum: Diabetes 09-19-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,593
Posted By Ronnie51
Would you mind sharing your results, Carol? ...

Would you mind sharing your results, Carol?
BTW, there is more than one Relion meter, not sure of the differences except in the cost of the strips.
Forum: Diabetes 09-19-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,593
Posted By Ronnie51
When I used the Relion, I would test three times...

When I used the Relion, I would test three times in a row and the readings would be all over the place....not consistent at all. I just didn't trust it because I didn't know which reading to believe....
Forum: Diabetes 09-19-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,593
Posted By Ronnie51
Hi steve....I've been prediabetic ever since...

Hi steve....I've been prediabetic ever since going through menopause so I bought a meter to see which foods I need to stay away from. I've tried a few meters, the True Result meter was my first...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 09-17-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By Ronnie51
Yes, she is on a diuretic which she takes 4X/week...

Yes, she is on a diuretic which she takes 4X/week for her BP. It hasn't seemed to help keep her potassium from going too high. I guess this is due to her low eGFR which is around 34%. Her kidneys...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 09-16-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By Ronnie51
Yes, I read about this...leaching, right? I...

Yes, I read about this...leaching, right? I mentioned it to my Mom but she wasn't too gung-ho on doing that, but she may change her mind because she loves potatoes. Glad your BIL's numbers are better.
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