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Maddening!

Started May 15, 2013 0 Replies

just when I begin to think that I am somewhat getting this under control. My fbs for the past month or so has been in the very low 100's (<110) However now about every other day when I check it it…Continue

Grocery shopping by a newbie

Started this discussion. Last reply by BadMoonT2 Feb 4, 2013. 16 Replies

I'm pretty new to this having just been diagnosed with DT2 about a month ago. One of my biggest challenges so far is grocery shopping. I mean, trying to keep to a low carb diet is really pretty hard.…Continue

 

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Aug 13, 2013
Capri142 replied to Dianne's discussion '29 Most Annoying Things to Say to People with Diabetes'
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Aug 12, 2013
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"I hate that medicare is limiting the number of strips that we can get so did some research and forund some relatively low priced strips: Prodgy strips abiut $11.00/50 through Amazon, Relion Prime at Walmart $9.00/50. at those prices, I don't…"
Jul 16, 2013
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"I wear a medi bracelet but all it says on the inside is: SEE ICE (IN CASE OF EMERGENCY) CARD IN WALLET. On the card I have all of my particulars listed, medications, contacts, phone numbers, etc."
Jun 1, 2013
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Maddening!

just when I begin to think that I am somewhat getting this under control. My fbs for the past month or so has been in the very low 100's (<110) However now about every other day when I check it it is like 130+ for NO APPARENT REASON. When it is high like that it goes back down during the day till late at night it is back to 101 or something like that. I eat a very lc diet, (about 10-30). my exercise varies from walks to working in the yard. It is just downright frustrating to get up, test…See More
May 15, 2013
Capri142 replied to Niela408's discussion 'apple cider vinegar for lower blood sugars????'
"So far here is my exp using acv: It does not do much for me if I have it in the morning or during the day. However, a tbs before bed does seem to help lower my GL in the morning which is good as that generally keeps it from creeping up too high…"
Feb 12, 2013
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Feb 7, 2013
BadMoonT2 replied to Capri142's discussion 'Grocery shopping by a newbie'
"The types of carbs that cause us the most problems are also the ones that are the most addicting. If you stay away from them completely the cravings will gradually disappear. IMHO going half way and allowing occasional deviations actually makes…"
Feb 4, 2013
Brian (bsc) replied to Capri142's discussion 'Grocery shopping by a newbie'
"I think many of us have struggled with the changes to eating we have had to make. It is not easy. Carbs are addicting. And this is a process. Over time you will make the changes and after three months or so with a new diet, it will no longer be a…"
Feb 4, 2013
Capri142 replied to Capri142's discussion 'Grocery shopping by a newbie'
"Thanks for all of the replies. All very helpful. I guess someday I'll stop whishing for that nice big bowl of cereal in the morning.....Now if I could just do I could just do something about that plate of homemade chocolate chip cookies and a…"
Feb 3, 2013
Capri142 replied to Capri142's discussion 'Grocery shopping by a newbie'
Feb 3, 2013
Deborah replied to Capri142's discussion 'Grocery shopping by a newbie'
"Good question Capri--we have all been in your shoes! At dx I too was shocked to see that things like cereal were pretty much off the table. I could not believe the small portions of carbs recommended by the ADA (ie, 1/4 C of rice!!). I spent the…"
Feb 3, 2013

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December 5, 2012
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66 years old, never thought I would have the big D. found out about it during a routine physical exam. I am a bit overweight but always very active.

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At 2:29am on October 29, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Capri, Happy Birthday!! I hope your day and coming year are overflowing with happiness and goodwill.

At 4:14am on October 29, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES CAPRI!!
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Hey, take a couple of minutes and do The Big Big blue Test!!
http://bigbluetest.org/
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At 2:17am on October 29, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Capri, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 1:15am on October 29, 2013, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 1:35am on January 31, 2013, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of what you will learn is that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and vent to, if needed.
At 5:26pm on January 30, 2013, 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!!!

At 2:34pm on January 30, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Capri!!
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,
click on "all groups". 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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Take a look at the group..."Type 2 Diabetics".
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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!

 
 
 

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