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Carb Question and Losing Weight?

Started by jesikabeth in Type 2 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Negg 2 hours ago. 9 Replies

Hi Everyone, how many carbs do you eat per day? I eat under 90 carbs a day (and 90 is a very high day) -- I usually average more like 45-60.I am needing to lose a significant amount of weight (125 pounds to be my ideal weight)Just curious what type…Continue

Tags: loss, weight, diet, carbs

Struggling with losing weight and my type 2.

Started by Debbie Anderson in Type 2 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Negg 2 hours ago. 35 Replies

Hello all I am struggling with my type 2, I have read several books on diabetes, and to be honest they all say something opposite from the other. So needless to say, I am confused. But, it a nutshell, isnt it about cutting carbs? Any help or…Continue

Difficulty with protein?

Started by Dee in Type 2 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Negg 3 hours ago. 32 Replies

I am finding it difficult to eat the amount of protein that would work for me "on paper" and am wondering if anyone has suggestions. I'm currently trying to aim for 40%P, 40%F and 20%C, but finding it tough to pack all that protein in there. I…Continue

Tags: carbs, Protein

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Diabetes: What If?

Posted by Paul Cathcart on September 2, 2014 at 3:37am 0 Comments

We bleed through this disease in more ways than one, but what if? And I’m not proposing some miracle cure, some hogwash alternative remedy beyond the honest diet and exercise. What I am proposing is purely theoretical – a fantasy or nightmare – what would you give up to stop the bleeding? Could you lose time to make time? And this is where it gets rather outlandish; her is the proposal; one year only (12 months, 365 non leap days) in a medically induced coma; where you lay there, sugar…

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D-Parodies for DHF

Posted by MelissaBL on September 1, 2014 at 7:52am 0 Comments

I've started a personal campaign to raise money for the Diabetes Hands Foundation. I'll be releasing music video parodies of songs and changing the lyrics to be diabetes-themed! From now through September 30, you can cheer me on by making a donation at http://www.razoo.com/story/Dparody. Hope you will help me give back to the great folks at TuDiabetes and reach my goal. All of the money goes DIRECTLY to DHF and is tax deductible.

Hope…

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Princeton Researchers working on laser device to test blood sugar

Posted by Emmy on August 31, 2014 at 3:51pm 0 Comments

Its about time! They've got a laser device to test blood sugar working, now they need to make it compact and affordable.

We need the government to approve this device and fund it for all diabetics, so we can drop the lancing/test strip routine!…

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Update - total change

Posted by Jen on August 31, 2014 at 9:30am 3 Comments

This year has been crazy. So many ups and downs and changes, in many ways culminating in this summer. This year I've changed jobs, been diagnosed with a major chronic disease, gained another severe food allergy, lost my best friend, had some amazing summer experiences, and graduated with a Master of Arts. In some ways things are the same, in other ways it feels like this year has been a lifetime! And things are not going to be slowing down, at least in the health area. My next major goal…

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    From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

    Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

    US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

    Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

    Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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