I am a vegan. I have been a vegeterian for 20 years and 5 of those years vegan. I was DX with Type 2 this year. Meat, dairy have absolutely NOTHING to do with diabetes. Take it from me. It is genetic first off and secondly - it are those…"
"Strange, everyone seems to be responding to a post by natalac which I don't see.
Anyway, here is my two cents. I'm not going to bother responding to the "you must eat fish" or "only vegetarians are healthy"…"
"Hi Ron, congratulations on your progress. You are trying and that's what so important. I am T2, diagnosed August 2009. My fasting was 265 and A1c 11%. (self diagnosed - I am a Med.Tech.) Did not see a doc. as I wanted to avoid meds. Got on the…"
"Thanks, natalac. Really appreciate you taking the time to write it all out.
Wonderful the results you've gotten & how much this has helped you! No arguing with success:)
Wish I could resume eating beans & grains, but they mess with me…"
"natalac, that appears to be a good diet, high in protein and relatively low in carbs. I do think you are probably much lower in fat intake than I would be confortable with. I am pleased it has worked for you. My concern about the Barnard approach is…"
"I don't feel like I can give advice to Ron because my experience is with type 1, but Gerri, I'm vegan and type 1. Been type 1 for 23 years, vegan for 3. When I first went vegan, my a1c remained steady at about 7% and my insulin needs…"
Are you saying you have cured your Diabetes with a specific diet? Have you been tested recently
for antibody's your profile states your a (LADA) maybe you where misdiagnosed and your a T2 or
something else was causing your high…"
"I sincerely appreciate what I have read so far. And, especially the varying views. Thank you all so far. Perhaps others will also share some thoughts for us to consider. In the meantime, what you have shared will help me be balanced and stay the…"
At this point my diabetes has me really concerned. I have been trying to control it by diet but I have not done well lately. My glucose readings are staying at 200 plus or minus throughout the day. I have not been on this site in a while and hope to do so more as I put forth a greater effort to diet control my diabetes.
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