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RonTexas replied to GlacierLily's discussion 'Who pumps and is low carb?' in the group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
"As a novice pump user, I kept my basal dosage consistent throughout the day. After a couple of years usage of my pump, frequent testing, exercise, adjustments, I noticed a pattern where during the hours from 10am until around 5pm,my blood sugar…"
Jun 19
RonTexas replied to Karen's discussion 'Testing timing with low carb diet?' in the group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
"Suggest you look for the book, "Think Like a Pancreas". I has been a great help in getting my insulin injections correct."
Jun 1
RonTexas replied to GlacierLily's discussion 'Who pumps and is low carb?' in the group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
"Can only agree with your comments. I am a Type 2 that purchased my pump to have better control. (My primary care doc just kept telling me to increase my insulin shot dosage.) I cannot afford CGM or I would be there, too. But following Dr. B's…"
Jun 1
RonTexas replied to M裏Çhïêvðµ§'s discussion 'Exercise and Hypos?' in the group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
"Agree, Agree. It is all in the book. I work out several days each week and was able to see the pattern of drops. For me, I tried two different approaches. First because I am on an insulin pump, I reduced my basal dose by fifty percent. It worked…"
Apr 2
RonTexas replied to Steffi's discussion 'Diluted Insulin' in the group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
"I've followed Bernstein's regime for a couple of years, but like another responder, I also use an insulin pump. I did have difficulties with infusion sets to begin with. This was due to finding a location without scar tissue. Sounds…"
Mar 11
RonTexas updated their profile
Mar 11
RonTexas replied to Scott A's discussion 'Hey, what BG meter did Dr B suggest recently?' in the group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
"Aviva Lite"
Jun 1, 2013
RonTexas replied to Cocheze's discussion 'How Low Can You Go?' in the group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
"You are doing quite well. I started restricting my carb intake last July. My A1C stays around 5.3, the first signs of retinopathy that my ophthalmologist reported last year has disappeared in my annual checkup this past week. I only will eat oatmeal…"
May 6, 2013
RonTexas posted a status
"My last A1C on April 28, 2013 was again 5.3. Grateful for close to a year following Dr. B's solutions"
Apr 30, 2013
RonTexas replied to Alisonisayoshi's discussion 'So I am new to this...' in the group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
"That is a good start with 50g of carbs daily. It will help you feel confident. I am lucky that I can certainly tell when I am getting to 70 on my meter so as to not get too low. I got down to 50 as my lowest ever and don't want to do that…"
Dec 3, 2012
RonTexas replied to Alisonisayoshi's discussion 'So I am new to this...' in the group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
"I started on the Bernstein approach to bring my BGs down and it took about three months for the carb cravings to subside. I really went overboard to start with on his "WASA" thin crackers that he recommends and they satisfied my carb…"
Dec 3, 2012
RonTexas replied to CaryJ's discussion 'following Dr. Bernstein's solution while using an insulin pump' in the group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
"As a pump user and retired teacher, let me offer a few comments. Being that your son is recently diagnosed (you did not mention age), it is important for him first to understand his individual's body reaction to insulin. Sounds like he is early…"
Sep 9, 2012
RonTexas replied to Negg's discussion 'Your Endo and Dr. Bernstein' in the group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
"My personal physician had never heard of him, either. But he was overjoyed at my A1C score of 5.3 in August after having read his book and followed the guidelines for a couple of months prior. When I told my physician about the book, he immediately…"
Sep 4, 2012
Ralph and RonTexas are now friends
Aug 5, 2012
RonTexas posted a status
"After following Dr Bernstein's guidelines for "Diabetes Solutions", for the first time in nearly twenty years my A1C dropped to 5.3."
Aug 5, 2012
RonTexas joined Phishery's group
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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.
Jul 24, 2012

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
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?
information sharing
Date diagnosed
May 15, 1995
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.6
Type of treatment/devices you use
Oral, Pump, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?
Animas Ping
Tell us more about you (optional)
Originally diagnose Type 2, but after almost two decades my C-Peptide range qualified my for a Medicare funded insulin pump supplies. I had already bought my own pump because I was one one hundredth points above the qualifying score when I asked my doctor to
prescribe the pump after several years of injections. I met the qualifications one year after being on my pump in 2012.

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At 4:04pm on July 4, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings and HAPPY BORN-ON-THE-FOURTH, BIRTHDAY Ron.....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 4:56am on July 4, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Hapy,Happy Birthday,RonTexas. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 2:53am on July 4, 2011, Miss Miss said…
Happy birthday. Hope you have a good one.
At 10:43am on January 2, 2011, Marie B said…
hello Ron, welcome to TuDiabetes!
At 9:59am on January 2, 2011, catlover said…
Hi Ron- Welcome to  TuD.  We hope you like it  here.
At 4:38pm on January 1, 2011, Linda G said…

Welcome home Ron...and HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!
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.
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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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Take care....and keep in touch!
At 3:19pm on January 1, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups on the site. It is a great way to get to know the community.
At 3:14pm on January 1, 2011, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR WORLD WIDE LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Here's a link to help new member's get to know more "About Us": http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes

 
 
 

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