Susan Mitchell
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Susan Mitchell replied to Mel Wright's discussion 'My Cheater Bread'
"You can check the carb and calorie count of things at www.calorieking.com . It shows 2 cups of wholewheat flour as having 145 net carbs, and 814 calories. 2 cups of white flour would be 192 net carbs and 992 calories. Soy flour is 21 carbs and 330…"
Jun 22, 2009
Susan Mitchell replied to Patricia Griffith's discussion 'Dr. Bernstein's diet - do you follow it?'
"Thanks Gerri! I see what you mean about not eating the whole thing!! I can hardly wait to try it...only have about 1/4 c flaxseed in the house right now"
May 10, 2009
Susan Mitchell replied to Patricia Griffith's discussion 'Losing weight on Metformin'
"Patricia, I sympathize with the exercise routine. If not for my beloved old dog, I would be able to find infinite excuses not to walk. I don't know if this would appeal to you, but about 8 years ago, when I was at my heaviest, I started…"
May 10, 2009
Susan Mitchell replied to Patricia Griffith's discussion 'Dr. Bernstein's diet - do you follow it?'
"Thanks Judith, I most certainly will try Gerri's crust, and it will be mine...ALL mine!!!! Yvonne, yikes!! I am only up to about 146 on my pizza test (which is why I keep trying it) Really glad I not trying for something that may be healthier,…"
May 10, 2009
Susan Mitchell replied to Patricia Griffith's discussion 'Dr. Bernstein's diet - do you follow it?'
"Hi Patricia, As I posted earlier, I do low carb. I do not follow any particular person, Just keep my carbs under 50 per day and make sure they are almost all veggies, a small amount of fruit (very small) and 1-2 pieces low carb bread occasionally. I…"
May 10, 2009
Susan Mitchell replied to Zoe's discussion 'Insulin Dose and Types and question about resistance'
"I'm not sure of this, perhaps a higher insulin to carb ratio is required, BUT I don't think most type 2's are on insulin, at least not at first. We generally make eough insulin to cover our need if our diet is not too high in carbs.…"
May 9, 2009
Susan Mitchell replied to Patricia Griffith's discussion 'Losing weight on Metformin'
"The reason I started eating low carb is to keep my bg levels down without using insulin. I have no problem with insulin except for the fact that it makes weight loss exetremely difficult. My fbg at dx was 19 (342). I managed to lower that to 14.5…"
Apr 29, 2009
Susan Mitchell replied to Patricia Griffith's discussion 'Losing weight on Metformin'
"Yes, Patricia, It has been nearly 5 months since dx for me, In my first month on met, I lost 2 lbs., in my second , 3lbs. The last couple of months my weight loss has really picked up. I have not been weighing myself - saving that for the dr.'s…"
Apr 28, 2009

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How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
info, chat
Date diagnosed
December 4, 2008
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.6
Type of treatment/devices you use
Oral, Diet and Exercise

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At 1:09am on February 4, 2009, Brigitte said…
hello and welcome to TuDiabetes. it's great you joined the community. Please take the time to visit all the groups and discussions because there many informations and support! Bienvenue.
At 11:02pm on February 3, 2009, Patti Burns said…
WELCOME TO TUDIABETES, SUSAN! PLEASE INSERT A PIC OF YOU OR A PIC OF ANY SO THAT WE CAN RECOGNIZE YOU IN UPCOMING DISCUSSIONS OR SUCH. HERE YOU WILL FIND ALOT GOING ON AS I HAVE FOR OVER A YEAR NOW LOTS OF FRIENDS AND SUPPORT. PATTI
 
 
 

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