"It's much more important that you control your blood sugars than that you worry about your weight. Are you on insulin? With a FBS of 180+ you might want to be on a basal insulin (long-acting) What are your post-meal numbers like? What are you…"
"Your doctor is not helping, nor is that diet recommendation. Sack them both, please, and get your self-respect back.. You're doing your best with very poor assistance.
Eat, test, anything that spikes you has to go or be eaten in smaller…"
"You need to look at the Book again.. Fibre counts too, and you need not to stuff yourself in any case, as this distends the gut and causes blood sugar rises. It's not easy, but it's Really Worth While..
"Weird is a matter of opinion. Other's opinions are not always allowable.. Roll thin slices of cheese and ham together into a sausage and eat that (I do..) This will survive at least 4 hours uncooled and still palatable
Cold sausages are nice..…"
"I see this as a not-very-subtle form of bullying "Look at me, I eat this and I'm not diabetic!!!" So it must be my fault.. ? Food is like religion and tastes in reading or music, mine is none of your business really..
"Well, speaking as a T2 with a lot of testing under my belt, I found that GI was pretty much (bats***) unhelpful.. The difference between low and high GI foods is largely about normal responses, and the two sorts still spiked me just as high and…"
"You eat a lot of protein.. Try putting more fat into your diet and a bit less protein, with the low carbs.. You should eat "good" fats - butter, heavy cream, olive oil, meat fat, not margarine, or sunflower oils... Works for me.. Your…"
"All carbs are hard for diabetics.. Grain foods are hardest of all. One of the advantages for me of giving up wheat is that it's much easier to refuse unsuitable foods when offered.. "I'm diabetic" seems to make people want to…"
"My bee man tells me "honey is fine" and that he eats a pound a week.. His diabetes is rampantly out of control and his feet are rotting.. No, sugar is sugar, who or whatever makes it.. And agave syrup, corn syrup, barley malt extract, and…"
"My friend said something good to me "You can't live for other people"
I don't eat yoghurt, can't stand the stuff, but if you like it, you can eat a pound pot at every meal..
He's a grown-up. Let him alone..
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