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JaninaWalker commented on Brea's group 'Diabetics with Depression'
"I'm not allowed to mention brand names, but when I went to read the user reviews on amazon.com I found other people also said their previous problem with cold toes was solved. Basically, I avoid salt, bread and milk which often do have iodine…"
Oct 24
JaninaWalker commented on Brea's group 'Diabetics with Depression'
"Luckily I found a page in a book that said extra iodine could counteract the goitrogenic effects of peanuts, so I bought the iodine over a week ago and have already found my feet and fingers are a lot warmer, so decided to buy some peanuts in the…"
Oct 24
JaninaWalker liked Steamfan's blog post The Little Fountain
Oct 23
JaninaWalker left a comment for Natalie ._c-
"When you were undergoing all those tests were any tests done where iodinated contrast medium was injected? That can cause kidney damage. So it may not be your fault that your kidneys suddenly deteriorated and the doctors aren't likely to tell…"
Oct 23
hlzpiano and JaninaWalker are now friends
Oct 20
cdredbaron10 left a comment for JaninaWalker
"I Have Diabetic Neuropathy in the following parts of my body Toes Feet Numbness Ankles Tingling Legs Burning Fingers Pins and needles (even in my eyes) Hands Some sharp pains and cramps Wrist Chest pain Arms Some Difficulty Walking (Varies) Eyes…"
Oct 19
JaninaWalker replied to etta amy's discussion 'Diabetes and "right frontal subcortical white matter"' in the group Diabetics with Depression
"Here is a link to more to consider. I am 57 and on a similar mission to solve an issue that you might share in, but haven't considered. I agree we need to go looking for our own solutions because even though you get an MRI result, did they say…"
Oct 12
JaninaWalker commented on Brea's group 'Diabetics with Depression'
"It's possible to get a thermometer for $10-12 depending on drug store. I got one for $12 that can be switched from C to F and which does have a battery in it, but the instructions say it just has to be repurchased when it runs out. So I will…"
Oct 12
JaninaWalker commented on Brea's group 'Diabetics with Depression'
"How many of you have a thermometer to take your under the tongue temperature? I just got one 6 weeks ago and was astounded at how low my temperature goes, even down to 95.2 F if I eat peanuts and it is not an allergic reaction. I did have all the…"
Oct 12
JaninaWalker commented on shellyj's group 'Levemir users'
"It is because the larger the dose, the more the body sees it as a foreign invader and slaps cholesterol all over it and that creates the bumps. Another reason we have proof of this is because when people go on a pump it seems they take about 75% of…"
Oct 11
JaninaWalker might attend Emily Coles's event

Live Interview with Doug Baum, making better glucagon with Xeris Pharmaceuticals at TuDiabetes homepage

September 24, 2014 from 1pm to 1:30pm
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Sep 22
JaninaWalker replied to Steve Mann's discussion 'Type 1 and Weight Loss'
"I’m sorry you had a bad experience with DHEA. I did take too much at one point so know that it can cause certain issues. Luckily I was using 25 mg capsules so when I occasionally took two in a day it was definitely too much. Often for men the…"
Sep 20
JaninaWalker replied to Steve Mann's discussion 'Type 1 and Weight Loss'
"Have you ever tested your level of DHEA-S in your blood? I am not using it now and feel worse, but have used it on and off since I was 43 and it really will make you feel younger as it increases a number of hormones. I had 4x the level of…"
Sep 19
JaninaWalker replied to Steve Mann's discussion 'Type 1 and Weight Loss'
"Let me add that the body builder sites have an awareness of the advantage of T3 only approach to revving up the body and they wisely say it should only be done briefly because there is always a problem of a body down-regulating if you give it an…"
Sep 18
JaninaWalker replied to Steve Mann's discussion 'Type 1 and Weight Loss'
"I did get his book "the 4 hour chef" but have not seen the other one. Here is a doctor who mentions reverse T3. By the way, if you do not even get the reverse T3 blood test done, then all the other tests may appear OK and in range, as mine…"
Sep 18
JaninaWalker replied to Steve Mann's discussion 'Type 1 and Weight Loss'
"This is why I find the concept of fasting somewhat misleading. I know we are said to be fasting as we sleep and often I won't eat actual food for even longer, and I was having about 2 meals a day too, but I didn't consider it fasting…"
Sep 18

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
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?
to learn and pass on from my over 33 yrs exerience and success with supplements
Date diagnosed
December 20, 1981
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Diet and Exercise
Enter your website, if any (blog, Facebook, Twitter)
http://www.myspace.com/JaninaWalker =same on facebook
Tell us more about you (optional)
Prefer the Orthomolecular Medicine approach and always look for solutions with supplements. It reversed neuropathy for me over 10 years ago and recently my low red blood cells have returned to what they had been before the 2002 disaster. So as I repeatedly find that supplements work, no one will shake my conviction.

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At 3:53am on October 15, 2014, cdredbaron10 said…

I Have Diabetic Neuropathy in the following parts of my body

Feet Numbness
Ankles Tingling
Legs Burning
Fingers Pins and needles (even in my eyes)
Hands Some sharp pains and cramps
Wrist Chest pain
Arms Some Difficulty Walking (Varies)
Eyes Trouble Talking
Thighs Ears Ringing
Hips Loss of balance and coordination
Buttocks Stiff, feet, hands, ankles and wrist
Face Difficulty grasping
Lips Difficulty sleeping
Ears Ringing Parathesia
Chest Inflammation
Throat Weakness
Upper and lower back Fatigue
Front and sides of stomach
Dry Mouth

Metformin 1000mg am/1000mg pm
Glyburide 2.5mg pm 1x per day
Enalapril 2.5mg pm 1x per day
Terazosin 5mg 1x per day
Neurotin 600mg 3x per day

Vitamin e 400 IU 1x per day
Biotin 5000mcg 2x per day
Vitamin c 500mg 2x per day
Magnesium malate 400mg 2x per day
Multivitamin 1x per day
Vitamin D3 500 IU 1x per day
Vitamin K2 90 mcg 1x per day
Biovalable B vitamins
methyl b-12 1000mcg 1x per day
folate acid 800mg 1x per day
pyridoxal 5 phosphate 50mg 1x per day
niacinamide 500mg 1x per day
benfotiamine 600mg 2x per day

l-arginine 2500mg 2x per day
Coq10 100mg 1x per day
Iodine 12.5mg 1x per day
R-Alpha Lipoic Acid 600mg 3x per day for nerve conduction
Evening promrose oil 2600mg 3x per day for nerve conduction
The Rebuilder nerve stimulator for nerve conduction 2-3 hours per day

At 8:49pm on September 5, 2014, Elsa said…

I do eat meat, but not very much...less than what I used to. I also take various oral supplements, none of which irritate my stomach. D, B Complex, Iron, E, Taurine, Krill. What neuropathy symptoms were you experiencing that were solved with the B injections over 8 months? Which 6 B vitamins were they specifically?

At 12:41pm on September 5, 2014, Elsa said…

I think anemia is not considered a serious problem. But if you're trying to live with it, IT IS! In Canada, do you have a minimum hemoglobin count in order to receive Procrit? The FDA did a number on us in the U.S.

At 5:53pm on October 15, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Janina I am the same guy. I just changed my picture a few years ago. But yes, I did start dinner and a movie and I did become part of the care team. After I graduated this past year I decided to restart the dinner and a movie group, and I took a little more active role here on TUD.

Thank you for asking.


At 7:01pm on June 25, 2013, croberts77 said…

Oops! I clicked "Accept" too quickly... what was that comment/message in your friend request to me?

At 3:09pm on June 21, 2013, Janae said…
Hi Janine! Thank You for adding me as your friend! I am very interested in finding out what supplements you used to reverse your anemia. I feel so tired and sluggish with the anemia and need help! It is so nice to have a fellow diabetic be a friend. :)
At 4:30pm on March 25, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

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At 12:26am on March 17, 2013, Leo Rittmann said…
I don't take supplements ... I prefer to go directly to the root excuse the pun. Here in Asia we get plenty of organically grown greens, herbs, sprouts and roots that form the primary ingredients in most of the supplements. The beef here is mostly Australian grass fed beef (as well as the dairy). As for what started it, it seems to be PTSD. I was in combat immediately before the onset of symptoms.
At 3:11pm on March 9, 2013, C Irons said…

Hi Janina, I missed some of your comments - thought I could accept your friendship, then answer but your comment was gone. So, greens - I try to but it's hard in the winter, need to do better (I'm hoping to have a winter growing box this fall). As for supplements - I take Nopal juice from cacti which has helped my joints amazingly well. I also take cinnamon, krill oil, and chromium ploynicotinate.

And how are you doing?

At 6:56am on January 31, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Janina. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!




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