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Functional Medicine Anyone?

Started this discussion. Last reply by brboyer Feb 6. 9 Replies

Hi all.Has anyone out there in the community seen a ND or MD who has training in functional medicine? I am very curious to hear of their experience as I am thinking of supplementing my traditional…Continue

Post DKA/ Advice needed

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kathy Jan 29. 10 Replies

I have just come home from a 4 day stint in the ICU with a life-threatening case of DKA. I have always had relatively good control, so I am still in shock. They were never able to find out why my…Continue

Tags: icu, high, ketones, dka

family history with LADA?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Holger Schmeken Jan 13, 2013. 16 Replies

Hi all. I am curious if any of you have a family history with LADA. It seems that my grandmother also got Type 1 diabetes in her 40's as well as my sister. (My sister and I both tested positive for…Continue

misdiagnosis with dangerous side effects

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gerri Aug 20, 2012. 6 Replies

Hi. I am Barbara, a 57 year old woman who was misdiagnosed with Type 2 diabetes 15 years ago. I was extremely tired and had a cottony mouth all the time (no thirst) Well some routine blood work…Continue

 

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brboyer replied to Barbara's discussion 'Functional Medicine Anyone?'
"Sounds like complete quackery to me, but the only thing I've based my opinion on is the all-encompassing, inaccurate, vague, and assumption laden description of diabetes and heart disease as "lifestyle-related" diseases. They could…"
Feb 6
Barbara commented on joshualevy's blog post 'Artificial Pancreas Update (Jan 2015)'
"Thank you for this blog. Do you by any chance live in the Bay area?"
Feb 6
Barbara replied to Barbara's discussion 'Functional Medicine Anyone?'
"Are you skeptical of the diagnostic tests?"
Feb 6
Barbara replied to Barbara's discussion 'Functional Medicine Anyone?'
"I am thinking about this approach for just this reason. I have something mysterious going on in my body, that has so far eluded very nice and competent doctors and I really need to think outside the box, or find someone whose box is spacious. Thanks…"
Feb 6
Barbara replied to Barbara's discussion 'Functional Medicine Anyone?'
"Thanks for the feedback. A friend of mine who is a nurse and very rigorous scientifically, has introduced me to the concept. Of course, finding the right practitioner is always key. I see it as another tool in a practice, especially when treating…"
Feb 6
NutriJoy replied to Barbara's discussion 'Functional Medicine Anyone?'
"While I agree with your opinions on Hyman and Oz, I think using these flawed spokespersons as being representative of the entire F.M. field is a mistake. The concept of treating the "whole person" dates back at least a thousand years in…"
Feb 6
rgcainmd replied to Barbara's discussion 'Functional Medicine Anyone?'
"Functional Medicine sounds a little iffy to me, at best. But then again, I am biased as an allopathic physician."
Feb 6
Brian (bsc) replied to Barbara's discussion 'Functional Medicine Anyone?'
"I have to tell you, I am highly dubious of "Functional Medicine." The most famous practitioner is Mark Hyman who is famed as the medical advisor to the Clinton's. And although I consider his advise to Bill Clinton to drop the vegan…"
Feb 6
NutriJoy replied to Barbara's discussion 'Functional Medicine Anyone?'
"Try the following two functional medicine databases to find a F.M. physician in your area: https://www.functionalmedicine.org/Patients/Resources/ http://www.functionalmedicinedoctors.com/index.php?action=search Zoe, you can get more information on…"
Feb 5
Zoe replied to Barbara's discussion 'Functional Medicine Anyone?'
"Can you, perhaps tell us something about functional medicine which I've not heard of before."
Feb 5
Barbara posted a discussion

Functional Medicine Anyone?

Hi all.Has anyone out there in the community seen a ND or MD who has training in functional medicine? I am very curious to hear of their experience as I am thinking of supplementing my traditional medical care in this direction.If by any chance anyone knows of a medical professional in the Pacific Northwest who is trained in this realm and is very, very smart, please tell me. Thanks!BarbaraSee More
Feb 5
Kathy replied to Barbara's discussion 'Post DKA/ Advice needed'
"The only thing I can comment on is recovery time (I do not pump). My doc said that DKA is like "running a marathon with no training". I was very weak and disregulated for about 2 weeks after. Not fun. Stick close with your doctor. Does he…"
Jan 29
YogaO replied to Barbara's discussion 'Post DKA/ Advice needed'
"I have had periods where it seems like infusion sets placed on my upper buttocks take a bit longer to "get started", but when I re-started using that area after giving them a 30 day holiday, I haven't had any problems. My take going…"
Jan 29
Barbara replied to Barbara's discussion 'Post DKA/ Advice needed'
"I think that I am pretty conscientious. I have been giving my immediate belly region a rest for the last six months when my sets would totally conk out on me after 1.5 days. I really do wonder if my body is rebelling against pumping, but I will…"
Jan 28
Barbara replied to Barbara's discussion 'Post DKA/ Advice needed'
"Thanks for writing Timothy. Tomorrow I will try Humalog. I have been on Novolog. I would be curious how your body responded to each of these insulins. Some say that Humalog takes a bit longer to start acting and has a longer tail. Has this been your…"
Jan 28
Timothy replied to Barbara's discussion 'Post DKA/ Advice needed'
"I have had a few bouts with DKA. I wear a pump and any time my set comes out or stops working for what ever reason, DKA sets in fast. A few times I got very sick to my stomach and dizzy. My sugars were not even that high maybe high 200s. My insulin…"
Jan 28

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
learn from others, contribute to discussions
Date diagnosed
June 12, 1997
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic revel
Tell us more about you (optional)
I am a person with late onset Type 1 diabetes that seems inherited from the female side of my family. I love gardening, walking and teaching ESL. I am continually trying to adjust to and live more gracefully with this disease.

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At 4:00am on April 7, 2014, Linda G said…

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Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES BARBARA!!
(You haven't been commenting in a while...I hope everything is OK)
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At 3:56am on April 7, 2014, rick (aka: #blankieboy) said…

Barbara, Happy Birthday!!! Every year is a true blessing; I hope you have an amazing year and a perfect birthday.

At 6:47am on April 7, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY is only the beginning Barbara!!
Wishing you all that is good in life and top it
with more happiness and endless love. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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At 8:49am on August 17, 2012, catlover said…

Hi Barbara- Welcome to TuD. We are glad you joined the community.

At 7:18pm on August 16, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Barbara....
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups".
Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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AND....groups for folks with more than diabetes to contend with,
such as
..."Diabetes Plus".
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 4:59pm on August 16, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

 
 
 

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