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MaineMom replied to type1VT's discussion 'Cheaper glucose strips?' in the group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
"Hi, My type 1 daughter and I just switched to the Reli-On brand from Walmart. .09/test strip!!! I also just tested the Reli-On meter against the One-Touch, and found no difference between the two! We pay out of pocket for ALL our supplies. We have…"
Mar 5
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Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group

This is a group for anyone that is using Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Solution in full or in part (using a very low carb diet of around 30g/day) to manage their diabetes.
Mar 5
MaineMom replied to Fiona's discussion 'Low carb diet for young kids?'
"Hi, I really feel like I need to chime in here. I am a mother of a Type 1 child --we are 1.5 years into this. She is 10 years old and we do the Bernstein Diet as a family. I have type 2, and my other children are borderline type 2. We all have…"
Jul 11, 2013
MaineMom replied to deadisletsx2's discussion 'Does anyone have 2 kids with Type 1?'
"Hi, We are a diabetes family. I (mom) have type2, 10yo daughter has type1, 10yo son (twin of daughter) is borderline type2, and almost 3yo is borderline something....we don't know yet. I had a thought pop into my head the other day.....I was…"
Jul 11, 2013
TC replied to MaineMom's discussion 'Dr. Bernstein's Low Carb Method Works!' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Very good to know, thanks!"
Feb 10, 2013
NatalieHodge replied to MaineMom's discussion 'Dr. Bernstein's Low Carb Method Works!' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Nope, definitely wait, because to cinch diagnosis you will have to have upper gi then biopsy, and if you do diet, the biopsy may revert back to normal woithin a three month time. If she is really sick, then push for the celiac antibody panel to be…"
Feb 10, 2013
TC replied to MaineMom's discussion 'Dr. Bernstein's Low Carb Method Works!' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Our son's most recent blood work showed that he has a IgA deficiency. Though he was negative in the past for celiac, our endo said that she will request a different type of test ("Igt-based"). Because our endo said she wasn't…"
Feb 8, 2013
TC replied to MaineMom's discussion 'Dr. Bernstein's Low Carb Method Works!' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Thanks Natalie! I was using the wrong search terms when I first looked for the effects of a low carb diet on growth, but using "ketotic" I was able to easily find research. Currently our son is eating 120-160 carbs a day, but I will check…"
Feb 8, 2013
MaineMom replied to MaineMom's discussion 'Dr. Bernstein's Low Carb Method Works!' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Can you let me know what studies show that ketosis is bad for the brain? I would love to read for myself...."
Feb 8, 2013
NatalieHodge replied to MaineMom's discussion 'Dr. Bernstein's Low Carb Method Works!' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"funny, in kennedy my daughter with celiac the opposite is true, gluten stunted her growth for much of her life, that is part of how celiac presents... now that she is gluten free ( and diabetes in control, they presented at the same time) her growth…"
Feb 8, 2013
NatalieHodge replied to MaineMom's discussion 'Dr. Bernstein's Low Carb Method Works!' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"the fact is that they both do... ketogenic diet is for children who are desperately riddled with seizures, it is a last resort, ketosis is not good for the brain, but this situation with kids with terrible seizure disorders you are picking the least…"
Feb 8, 2013
MaineMom replied to MaineMom's discussion 'Dr. Bernstein's Low Carb Method Works!' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Hi Natalie, At the end of this post I will give you a GREAT recipe for the ones who love sweets! I love the name....Fat Bombs! They taste like fudge, except they are actually GOOD FOR YOU! We do eat some sweets.....just the ones we make ourselves.…"
Feb 8, 2013
MaineMom replied to MaineMom's discussion 'Dr. Bernstein's Low Carb Method Works!' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"And here is a follow up question. How can avoiding a food that is not essential to good health (grains) lead to stunted growth?"
Feb 8, 2013
MaineMom replied to MaineMom's discussion 'Dr. Bernstein's Low Carb Method Works!' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Hi Natalie, I have heard from others about "stunted growth" being associated with a ketogenic diet. Since you are a pediatrician, you should be able to provide us with some scientific evidence. Where can we find well designed studies that…"
Feb 8, 2013
NatalieHodge replied to MaineMom's discussion 'Dr. Bernstein's Low Carb Method Works!' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"wow! that's amazing! you are probably extending her honeymoon phase! kennedy's lasted about a year and a half! she must still have some insulin production"
Feb 8, 2013
NatalieHodge replied to MaineMom's discussion 'Dr. Bernstein's Low Carb Method Works!' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"as long as you are not ketotic ( adkins) there is no concerning effect on growth, but be sure to check his linear growth every three months ( disclosure, I am a pediatrician)"
Feb 8, 2013

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Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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At 12:25pm on October 20, 2012, 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 3:20am on October 20, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn 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 even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 1:07am on October 20, 2012, Marie B said…

hi Mom, welcome to the community!

At 6:54pm on October 19, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home MaineMom....
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, 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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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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