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Another study linking high blood sugars and dementia

Started Aug 8, 2013 0 Replies

Here's an article about the correlation between elevated blood sugar levels and dementia.Quoting…Continue

Study says frequent testing = better control.

Started this discussion. Last reply by BadMoonT2 Feb 8, 2013. 6 Replies

Here's an article which says "Frequent blood sugar testing was…Continue

High carb consumption linked to dementia

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This article summarizing recent research published in the…Continue

Tags: dementia, Alzheimer's, diet, carb, fat

New genetic causes of T2 identified.

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Ideas for treatment. Get and give support to the community
Date diagnosed
July 1, 2009
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Type of treatment/devices you use
Oral, Shots, Diet and Exercise
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Treatment:Low carb (between 30 and 50 g/day), metformin, Victoza.

I live in the Ozarks of Northern Arkansas and work in IT

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BadMoonT2 replied to Havarti's discussion 'Low Carb Breakfast' in the group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
"In regards to bacon, If you are following the Dr. B program you are eating a high fat low carb diet, so the thing people following the traditional dietary guidelines would be concerned about, fat, should not concern you. Recent research also shows…"
BadMoonT2 replied to Havarti's discussion 'Staying on track/motivation' in the group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
"I've been low carbing for 5 years, for me the biggest motivation comes from my meter. I just hate high readings, so this keeps me on my diet. I think it really helps if you like to cook from scratch. Adapting recipes and finding ones that will…"
BadMoonT2 replied to carlyo7's discussion 'Dr. Bernstein Treatment' in the group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
"I'm a big fan of these also!"
BadMoonT2 replied to Emily Coles's discussion 'Tell FDA your thoughts on the proposed Nutrition Fact Label (by Aug. 1)'
"The added sugar label tells you how much the manufacturer added. This would be be useful for a person, diabetic or not, who wants to eliminate excess sugar. The average person would be better off if they could eliminate the steady drip of HFCS that…"
Jul 23
BadMoonT2 replied to carlyo7's discussion 'Dr. Bernstein Treatment' in the group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
"It's cool that we have a couple of members that actually have been Dr. B patients. Thanks for sharing your story!"
Jul 21
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Jul 19
BadMoonT2 replied to Lloyd's discussion 'Treatment reverses symptoms of type 2 diabetes in mice without side effects'
"Good news, according to this it is a part of human physiology."
Jul 18
BadMoonT2 replied to rick the "Blogabetic"'s discussion 'Favorite 4th foods to Bolus for?'
"Here's links to the recipes in case you missed them Judith, a crowd pleaser for sure. The smaller items are stuffed jalapeno's. cut in half to make a little boat, deseed and devein. Leave on the stem end to prevent the contents from…"
Jul 5
BadMoonT2 replied to rick the "Blogabetic"'s discussion 'Favorite 4th foods to Bolus for?'
"Hi Marie glad to share its called a fattie. Here is a good description of the basic technique of putting one together. Go easy on the filling or you will have trouble prevent blowouts. Here's my post describing the one I posted here. The main…"
Jul 4
BadMoonT2 replied to rick the "Blogabetic"'s discussion 'Favorite 4th foods to Bolus for?'
"Yep,also called a fattie. Your post several years ago here on tuD featuring a bacon explosion got me started on my hobby of smoking meat, I just had to make one of my own. The one in the pic used bratwurst meat and is stuffed with spiral cut…"
Jul 4
BadMoonT2 replied to rick the "Blogabetic"'s discussion 'Favorite 4th foods to Bolus for?'
"BBQ and the 4th go together. Being a low carber I have had to develop recipes that use little or no sugar. Today I'm making country ribs made without sugar, not a traditional taste but good nonetheless and no worries about a nasty…"
Jul 4
BadMoonT2 replied to Brian W's discussion 'Stemming the tide'
"My advice is usually to cut carbs to the level necessary to achieve safe blood sugar levels. I tell them that my meter tells me that I can't, for instance, eat any grain. I always say up front that this means I must derive most of my energy…"
Jul 3
BadMoonT2 replied to Brian W's discussion 'Finding our Voice'
"I think part of the problem is that there are over 50 genes that have been identified as being involved with T2. So saying there is a single cause is bound to miss some people. The media with its love for simplistic explanations and vilifying the…"
Jul 3
BadMoonT2 replied to DFresh's discussion 'Best Ways to Decrease Insulin Resistance?'
"Resistant starch has been studied and seems to improve insulin sensitivity. Here's a Google search for scholarly articles. This one seems to show adding some insoluble fiber may improve things even more. The potato starch OldTech mentions is…"
Jul 2
BadMoonT2 replied to topcat35's discussion 'Head in the Sand? Stunned.'
"You hit the nail on the head when you said this is serious. It deserves all the attention that should be afforded something that can kill you. I used to eat a lot of pasta and potatoes too. My body can't process them safely, so I reluctantly…"
Jun 30
BadMoonT2 replied to Brian W's discussion 'Changing lifestyle for the long haul'
"My meter is my best friend. I set a goal, mine is to never go over 140, and then use my meter to tell me if things are OK or perhaps something needs to be adjusted. For me that means eating 30 to 50 g/day of carbs and avoiding the types of carbs…"
Jun 28

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At 6:46pm on July 19, 2014, lotsofshots said…

At 1:10pm on May 29, 2014, Marie B said…

that quilt is amazing. I don't often see such machine embroidery.

hope you've been firing up the 'cue and smoker.

At 8:00am on April 29, 2014, Marie B said…

glad to hear those nasty storms didn't do too much. living in Oklahoma for a few years taught me to listen to the weatherman when he said take cover.

At 9:43am on April 11, 2014, curlysarah said…

Well, I'm quite eclectic as well. I go from jam bands to indie rock to country then classic rock. Really depends on which way the wind is blowing. Both my 17 year old son and 15 year old daughter have been playing guitar since they were 6. They are fantastic and have an amazing ear for music, tone, rhythm, etc. So, we have some pretty cool nights around the fire playing instruments and singing.

I remember Barbara talking about you and your love of cooking. Another thing we have in common. In fact, I'm trying to decide what to fix on the grill tonight. Leaning towards pork.


At 6:49am on April 10, 2014, curlysarah said…

Thank you BadMoon.....I love your photos. Music is such an integral part of my life and my kid's lives too. My son's first concert was Ozzie and Zac Wild. I think I've done a pretty good job a raising them right. LOL. Keep in touch. Looks like we've got a lot of cool things in common.


At 4:02pm on September 18, 2013, Dave Davis said…

Yes I hope it does too. :) Thanks for being a friend out here! :)

At 8:01am on September 5, 2013, jrtpup said…

You were right, visited a friend in Indy for a long weekend, glad the shoulder happened after! Tripped over a dog gate. Ni driving for a good month; every car in our driveway is stick lol Thanks for the good wishes my friend.

At 10:57pm on September 3, 2013, FHS said…

Hah Badmoon, I check my page once every few months it seems and I completely missed the blog post on Cleveland sports teams.

These are not the worst of times, only the latest. The Fumble, the Drive, the Shot, the curse of Rocky Colavito — library shelves groan with the agony of Cleveland fans.

Truer words have never been spoken. Here's to another season of futility!

At 1:56pm on July 24, 2013, jrtpup said…

WOW that looks amazing... where's my bib, I'm drooling....

Twice smoked pulled pork? You've been holding back on me! Do tell ;)

At 6:24pm on July 21, 2013, jrtpup said…

Awesome! Thanks again for the 3-2-1 and recipe ;)




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