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At what point does insulin go bad?

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Kathy left a comment for Craig
"Happy Thanksgiving, Craig."
Nov 25, 2014
kathimcb replied to Craig's discussion 'Being Diabetic is your own fault?'
"I am the media's stereotype for Type II diabetic--you know the picture of the wide rear end that accompanies just about every article on Type II. Is it my fault that I'm diabetic? I can only speak for myself, but certainly my food choices…"
Sep 11, 2014
GRBernard replied to Craig's discussion 'Being Diabetic is your own fault?'
"Thanks Natalie, Your explanation of the research activities makes a lot of sense, and "because they are ignorant and proud of it" is a FANTASTIC assessment!"
May 31, 2014
jims replied to Craig's discussion 'Being Diabetic is your own fault?'
"excellent comments and on the mark! Thank you!"
May 30, 2014
Natalie ._c- replied to Craig's discussion 'Being Diabetic is your own fault?'
"On the contrary, there is a lot of money going into research on T2, although not as much as T1. The biggest problem is that T2 is a garbage-can diagnosis -- anyone who is not auto-antibody positive, has not had a pancreatectomy, or who does not have…"
May 30, 2014
Kate replied to Craig's discussion 'Being Diabetic is your own fault?'
"I concur with GRBernard that when you factor out "direct links" for Type 2 diabetes such as genetics (familial genetics), immunology, medications, the medical community still does not know a lot about Type 2 diabetes. Some research even…"
May 30, 2014
GRBernard replied to Craig's discussion 'Being Diabetic is your own fault?'
"I've seen a number of comments concerning the lack of research into the "cause" of type-2 diabetes. I agree that we need to understand the game before we can REALLY play it. Until the research can answer that questions, all we can do…"
May 30, 2014
jims replied to Craig's discussion 'Being Diabetic is your own fault?'
"Look, many of you have made excellent comments. When are we going to see the science and research that analyzes glucose flow and utilization after digestion and where does it go? There is this idiotic idea that the hunter gatherer body can absorb…"
May 30, 2014
Kate replied to Craig's discussion 'Being Diabetic is your own fault?'
"jims, there is also another point to be made in the auto-immunity/genetics camp regarding Type 2 diagnosis. Side effects and/or results of drug treatment for AI conditions triggering the onset of Type 2 diabetes for those who have the genetic marker…"
May 30, 2014
GRBernard replied to Craig's discussion 'Being Diabetic is your own fault?'
"Jims, I agree with you that "life style caused it and it is your fault", is no more valid than needing glasses is your own fault. From what I've read genetics plays a significant role and like need to wear glasses, eye-care,…"
May 30, 2014
jims replied to Craig's discussion 'Being Diabetic is your own fault?'
"Very good Fraser. Yes under proper diet, sufficient exercise and eating to ones meter along with any required meds/insulin, yes one can keep it under control. The discussion has to do with what causes type 2 and the on going argument that the…"
May 29, 2014
jims replied to Craig's discussion 'Being Diabetic is your own fault?'
"Thank you for your polite disagreement and thoughts. The increase in Type 2 numbers has jumped at same time agriculture upped the production and yields of grains, rice, and corn in the seventy's avoiding predicted world starvation. While I hear…"
May 29, 2014

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Craig 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.

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Posted on August 30, 2009 at 4:49pm 59 Comments


If you are 30 or older you will think this is hilarious!!!!

When I was a kid, adults used to bore me to tears with their tedious diatribes about how hard things were. When they were growing up; what with walking Twenty-five miles to school every morning....

Uphill...... barefoot...

BOTH ways

Yadda, yadda, yadda

And I remember promising myself that when I grew up, there was no way in the world I… Continue

Wear Sunscreen

Posted on August 12, 2009 at 7:30am 3 Comments

I know that some of you have read this before.

Others may have not.

If not,

I bet that you will not be able to read it just once.


Wear sunscreen.

If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen

would be it. The long-term benefits of sunscreen have been

proved by scientists, whereas the rest of my advice has no

basis more reliable than my own meandering experience. I will

dispense this advice… Continue



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