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Raw vegan diet healing T1

I have been eating a raw vegan diet since last November and have had tremendous success. I've lost 15 lbs, I'm taking 85% less insulin, and…

Started by jen

87 Apr 27, 2012
Reply by Zoe

New on TuDiabetes: Ask a Pharmacist

We're trying something new on TuDiabetes!  Friday, April 27th we will have our first live videochat with "Pharmacist George", who specializ…

Started by Emily Coles

9 Apr 24, 2012
Reply by jrtpup

So this is progress? Need advice.

Well, it has been one year since I was diagnosed as Type 2, and a lot has changed during that time. Between last March and October, I lost…

Started by erick5876

9 Apr 5, 2012
Reply by Pauly

Low carb diet & high cholesterol

Hello everyone, So I've recently made the jump into a low-carb diet after tapering down for many many months. I'm trying to knock off some…

Started by kphil06

19 Feb 27, 2012
Reply by Alan

iphone app for carb counting

Hey all..Is there a good iphone app that helps you count the carbs.Atleast from common restaurants like CPK, Cheesecake factory etc. I down…

Started by sultansfam

10 Feb 17, 2012
Reply by Richard

What did you have for breakfast this morning?

Out of curiosity, what did you all eat for breakfast this morning? I am curious to see how we manage our BG numbers. Whether you are type 1…

Started by Jason Sandeman

111 Dec 30, 2011
Reply by Annabella

Type 1 & using Phentermine

My doctor is trying me on Phentermine to help my metabolism because I've been eating less but still not losing weight. He warned me that I…

Started by sophiaofthrace

0 Oct 12, 2011

Wheat Belly--A Book That is Going to Revolutionize Our Thinking About Wheat

Get ready for the fall out. Humans aren’t the only species adversely effected by grains & wheat in particular. Cattle are meant to eat…

Started by Gerri

88 Oct 3, 2011
Reply by Alissa

Insulin resistance a possible cause of Alzheimer's

Insulin resistance may be a contributing cause of Alzheimer's. This study summarized here found that brain cells may be starved of nutritio…

Started by BadMoonT2

15 Sep 26, 2011
Reply by BadMoonT2

Eating or NOT eating, that is the question!

Hello friends, is there anyone out there that has the same ideology on food despite the fact that they are a diabetic. My philosophy is pre…

Started by lil JT

16 Sep 10, 2011
Reply by jeremiah_81




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