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Interesting Blog about T1

Started Jul 21 0 Replies

http://markonthebody.blogspot.co.uk/I'm a textile artist, this is close to my heart in all directionsHHContinue

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Insulin Image

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian (bsc) Dec 20, 2010. 2 Replies

http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/pharmaceuticals/pages/insulin.html Interesting... I feel a quilt coming on.. HHContinue


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Helen Howes replied to Ashlynne4's discussion 'Confused and Frustrated... High post-meal BG'
"Yes, it's normal.. You probably had some insulin production left when diagnosed and this may be running out.. You need to work out some new ratios, one point at a time.. And don't despair, you'll get there.. HH"
11 minutes ago
Helen Howes replied to Kate's discussion 'Co-workers who use food to socialize - is it a generational thing?'
"OK, hands on hips, look them straight in the eye and say NO THANKYOU You're a grown-up, don't let them bully you.. HH Seriously though, this is bullying.. Bring something you can properly eat, put it out for yourself on a separate plate…"
Helen Howes replied to lh378's discussion 'vinegar, cocoa powder, cinnamon powder'
"The evidence appears to be that cinnamon helps only if your blood sugars are pretty high - for any degree of control there is no discernible difference.. I suspect this may be a correlation, not a causation, in that it's one of the first things…"
Aug 12
Helen Howes replied to Jen's discussion 'TuD Google results'
"Sorry, but the internet is like shouting in a small room.. Everyone can hear you.. if you don't want to be noticed... There again, the resources here have probably saved a lot of lives (almost certainly including mine) so perhaps it's more…"
Aug 5
Helen Howes replied to jeanettephx's discussion 'Okra for reducing blood sugars.'
"Read the whole article? It absolutely doesn't do that thing.. HH"
Aug 1
Helen Howes replied to andrea's discussion 'Advice?'
"Bear in mind too that very little restaurant or prepared food here has added sugar unless it is supposed to be sweet; almost nothing not imported from the US has HFCS; and portions are smaller.. HH"
Jul 26
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Interesting Blog about T1

http://markonthebody.blogspot.co.uk/I'm a textile artist, this is close to my heart in all directionsHHSee More
Jul 21
Helen Howes replied to Diabetic Dad's discussion 'ataxia'
"Are you on a statin? This sounds like statin side-effects.. HH"
Jul 21
Helen Howes replied to Rajesh Khanna's discussion 'Concern for Hemoglobin levels'
"That's 9 and 7.3 in USA terms.. A good improvement, but a way to go still.. <>"
Jul 16
Helen Howes replied to Rajesh Khanna's discussion 'Concern for Hemoglobin levels'
"You aren't outside the regular range, so don't panic yet Haemoglobin is not nearly so important as blood sugar.. What's your HbA1c? Oh, and Paleo does not have too much fruits or seeds, be careful with these.. HH"
Jul 16
Helen Howes replied to Alyssa's discussion 'Cooking faux pas...'
"Breakfasts without cooking at breakfast time, or without cooking at all (shakes are too easy to digest IMO) Hard-boiled eggs Ham, cooked meats of any kind, deli sausage, Cooked high-meat-content sausages (we get the gluten-free…"
Jul 3
Helen Howes replied to Kate's discussion 'My doctor classification of me as Secondary Diabetes?'
"It's common for Prednisone (Prednisolone) to trigger an inherent or genetic tendency to Type 2 diabetes.. Doesn't mean the disease is any different, really.. However, the RA, being an autoimmune condition, can predispose you to Type 1. I…"
Jul 3
Helen Howes replied to Brian W's discussion 'Changing lifestyle for the long haul'
"Diet is 90% of the secret.. The workouts help, but testing and eating right are what will keep you healthy.. Eat to your meter, and don't disdain the meds - if they do the trick that will be helpful in the short and the long run Oh, and…"
Jun 28
Helen Howes replied to JonD54's discussion 'Regrets'
"The beat-yourself-up club is full, so you'll just have to learn to love yourself instead. One day at a time, please, one improvement at a time. You can do this, it's not too late Start with one good suitable meal, bolus and check.. Then…"
May 28
Helen Howes replied to guitarnut's discussion 'The Catch-22'
"Reconsider the Cycloset? Ask for insulin? Find a slower carb that works? Hang your head in despair.. All recommended except the last HH"
May 3
Helen Howes replied to Kelly's discussion 'Milkshakes and frappuccino recipes'
"Good luck with finding Low Carb milk.. HH"
May 2

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At 3:19pm on June 3, 2012, Anna Banana said…

how do u get ur A1C so low

At 12:53pm on March 14, 2011, Amber said…
At 11:02pm on December 7, 2009, Andreina Davila said…
Hi Helen,

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At 7:34am on December 7, 2009, Teena said…
Nice to see you here Helen. Welcome!
At 6:59pm on December 6, 2009, Robyn said…
Hello and Welcome!
At 3:00pm on December 6, 2009, Doris D said…
Welcome Helen!!
At 1:27pm on December 6, 2009, Marie B said…
hi, Helen, welcome here! Please leave a comment on my page if you have any questions about the community. That's a nice a1c you have there!



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