Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group

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Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group

This is a group for anyone that is using Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Solution in full or in part (using a very low carb diet of around 30g/day) to manage their diabetes.

Members: 471
Latest Activity: on Thursday

Diabetes Forum

what is your reaction this respected professor's take on the bernstein method?

Started by v/prediabetic. Last reply by roguediabetic on Thursday. 7 Replies

Dr. De Vany said: "...no one can hit those numbers (ie the optimal numbers Dr. Bernstein recommends in his book) and you should not run your life by them. People who live by the numbers are miserable…Continue

Tips for a Dr. Bernstein diet newbie?

Started by KW. Last reply by Dee Dee Dec 10. 13 Replies

Hello everyone!I was super excited to find this group! I'm a Type 1, diagnosed just a couple years ago at age 22. I have been trying to eat low-carb for about a year, on and off, both to keep my…Continue

BG readings a bit high

Started by David Spector. Last reply by David Spector Oct 22. 13 Replies

I'm new here, recommended to this group specifically. My original doctor was Lowell Gerber, a Maine cardiologist who recommended ketosis to me.I'm following a modified Atkins diet, about 20 mg net…Continue

Cheaper glucose strips?

Started by type1VT. Last reply by David Spector Oct 22. 32 Replies

I went to the pharmacy today to pick up a new prescription of glucose strips to last me through the next few months, and I kid you not, based on my 7-10 times of taking blood sugars per day, the bill…Continue

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Comment by onesaint on March 17, 2011 at 11:03am
Correction, Ive been low carb for about 9 months now. Wow.
Comment by onesaint on March 17, 2011 at 11:02am
Im T1 and have been eating low carb for about 5 months. I get lows although, they are less severe than they used to be with less rebounds. This past week, I had maybe 1 low a day, that was down to 60ish and 1 low for the week to 50. That beats the heck out of what I used to get. On the other side though, you might be swayed to eat this way full time as the results are pretty astounding. This is a so/so day for me.
high low 70/120
Comment by Jenny on March 17, 2011 at 10:48am
Can Type I diabetics use this diet? I need to lose 20-30 lbs. but I am SO scared of getting low blood sugar reactions while eating such few carbs. Does anyone have advice/experiences to share? Thank you so much!
Comment by JaninaWalker on March 4, 2011 at 12:30pm
Bsc, I agree, and I've read all three of his books. For anyone with serious issues, all the detail in his latest book is essential. The diet book is so brief in comparison, but I bought it so I could compare it and have it on hand as a reference if someone asks as at the time I was helping a newly diagnosed type 2 diabetic stay off medications by using supplements and a 22 lb weight loss. So value for money, go for the latest, as people may give you page references to look at.
Comment by Gail on March 4, 2011 at 7:39am
Thank you. That is what I will buy this weekend.
Comment by Brian (bsc) on March 4, 2011 at 7:29am
The best book to get is the current version of "Diabetes Solution."
Comment by Gail on March 4, 2011 at 6:23am
BSC, Thank you for this link. It is good to know this is also not a high protein diet. Which book of Dr. B's should I read 1st?
Comment by Brian (bsc) on March 3, 2011 at 3:36pm
I've submitted questions to Dr. B, a direct link is http://www.diabetes911.net/askdrb/thanks.php. It is good to listen to the podcast. The podcast is usually available for a month or so. Strict Dr. B is generally protein restricted, which is usually the issue with renal failure. I am not aware of high fat being an issue.
Comment by Gail on March 3, 2011 at 1:28pm
Gerri,

Thank you for this link. I think I have to buy the book 1st and understand the concept of how this affects the kidneys then go from there. Still curious if there is anyone else out there on this diet that IS in 3rd stage Renal Failure ( It is under control at the moment)
Comment by Gerri on March 3, 2011 at 1:17pm
Gail,

If you can't afford a phone consult, Dr. B does monthly web casts. Questions are submitted for Dr B. You can sign up at www.diabetesincontrol.com
 

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