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rick (aka: #blankieboy) left a comment for Tami
"Tammy, be sure and use the story as you wish. All I ask for is attribution. My writing name is Dr. Rick Phillips or Dr. Lawrence Phillips, whatever best suits the environment. I never get to use the title Dr. so I am trying to use it in professional…"
May 11, 2013
Tami commented on rick (aka: #blankieboy)'s blog post 'Tough Times Cafe'
"Rick...may I share your story?"
May 11, 2013
Babs commented on Tami's blog post 'Breakfast Protiens'
"Let us know how that works for you. I'd be interested to know."
Apr 1, 2013
Tami commented on Tami's blog post 'Breakfast Protiens'
"Tried the whey...had a massive spike...so gonna try the Kaizen, I have heard it is a slower digestive powder"
Apr 1, 2013
Tami commented on Dee Meloche's blog post 'Peanut Butter with Meals'
"I've been having it at bedtime and my am numbers have been great! I am a little concerned about the fat intake but I'll take a good number over anything! :)"
Apr 1, 2013
Tami commented on jmac's blog post '40 Years!!!'
"Congraats to you on 40 years. You did it! Your doing it! It can be done!"
Apr 1, 2013
Babs commented on Tami's blog post 'Breakfast Protiens'
"Tami, in addressing your question, I too have problems getting enough protein at breakfast. Really at any meal! I personally have found that my protein shakes, in which I include frozen fruit and frozen or fresh vegetables tend to stay with me a…"
Mar 28, 2013
Babs commented on Tami's blog post 'Breakfast Protiens'
"make that milk sugar"
Mar 28, 2013
Babs commented on Tami's blog post 'Breakfast Protiens'
"Thank you for all of the responses. I thought that the nutritionist felt that whey is high in mild sugar, but I don't really know anything more about that, I just assumed that it made sense. But people here seem to be a lot more informed. What…"
Mar 28, 2013
Bram commented on Tami's blog post 'Breakfast Protiens'
"Hi Tami - @Brian has some good info above. I am completely dairy-free, except for my protein shake. I have been lactose intolerant my whole life, but Whey protein ISOLATE is the best protein for me. I have experimented with them all, soy/egg/whey,…"
Mar 28, 2013
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Mar 28, 2013
Gerri commented on Tami's blog post 'Breakfast Protiens'
"What's not ideal about whey? Whey has the highest protein content of any protein powder. Soy's not healthy & am surprised a nutritionist would recommend soy."
Mar 26, 2013
Babs commented on Tami's blog post 'Breakfast Protiens'
"I use unsweetened almond milk too. A nutritionist told me that whey protein is not ideal, so I do half whey protein and half soy protein (soy takes some getting used to). I also do half almond milk and half yogurt."
Mar 26, 2013
Gerri commented on Tami's blog post 'Breakfast Protiens'
"Unsweetened almond milk has very few carbs (2 carbs for 8 oz.), is low calorie, has a good amount of calcium & none of the growth hormones & antibiotics of cow's milk."
Mar 25, 2013
Tami commented on Tami's blog post 'Breakfast Protiens'
"What are the benefits of using almond milk?"
Mar 25, 2013
Tami commented on T1Student's blog post 'Pump failure'
"Thankgoodness you caught it!"
Mar 25, 2013

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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 share and learn and not feel so alone
Date diagnosed
September 1, 1990
Type of treatment/devices you use
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Tami's Blog

Breakfast Protiens

Posted on March 25, 2013 at 4:45am 16 Comments

I am looking for some information on protiens for breakfast...I can't eat eggs and I need a low fat sub for things like cottage cheese, peanut butter, and greek yogurts. I am wondering about protien powders. I know that I have to do my own research on them, but I was wondering if they slow digestion down as a solid protien would? Anyone have any experiences with them?

excersise, breakfast and bolus

Posted on March 19, 2013 at 4:03am 5 Comments

Ok guys...looking for your input...my BS was 6.7 this morning...I did about 30min of light resistance training...my question is this...I tested right after the workout, my BS was 9.7....I would like to have some breakfast now but I'm not sure what to eat and if I should bolus for it? Any ideas?

Bedtime Snacks

Posted on March 12, 2013 at 5:29am 24 Comments

Hey guys...so I was sitting at home last night, watching a little tv and getting a little hungry....and I found myself going through a frustration that I face all the time which is "what to have for bedtime snack?" This is a situation that I struggle with constantly :) I am always at a loss for finding something to eat that is going to be nice to me through the night! SO I thought I'd throw the question out there...What is everyones favorite bedtime snack? Oh and do you normaly bolus for…


Workout Woes

Posted on March 8, 2013 at 3:18am 8 Comments

Hello everyone...so in the past couple of weeks since I've been a member here I've read numerous stories of members who are involved in physical fitness...my partner is a bodybuilder and I'm chomping at the bit wanting to do something...my question to you all is "when to start"? Do I start in the morning? Do I eat something first? Do I take any insulin? Is it better to w\o before or after a meal? I'm so confused. I know that excersise affects everyone differently I'm just looking for some…


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At 6:16am on May 11, 2013, rick (aka: #blankieboy) said…

Tammy, be sure and use the story as you wish. All I ask for is attribution. My writing name is Dr. Rick Phillips or Dr. Lawrence Phillips, whatever best suits the environment. I never get to use the title Dr. so I am trying to use it in professional ways just now , or at least until I get it out of my system. I mean I only received it in December of 2012 so I am still thrilled to see it in print. LOL Like I say feel free to use it as you wish.


At 1:14pm on March 12, 2013, shoshana27 said…

good luck tami & don't worry so much. a cde might help you.

At 8:11am on February 19, 2013, Terrie said…

Hi Tami:

Welcome and I hope that you enjoy and learn much from TuD.

I just dropped in and noticed your status request. Here is a
conversion chart for you. Just click on the link and print
a couple charts out and put one beside your computer or where
you need them for easy access. Good Luck and I hope that you
succeed on your new journey. :)


At 2:02am on February 11, 2013, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of what you will learn is 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 vent to, if needed.
At 7:10pm on February 10, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Tami...fellow Canadian!!
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,
click on "all groups". 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.
Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
There are also groups here for young people with diabetes, such as....
"Young Adults with Diabetes".
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!
Take care....and keep in touch!

At 1:49pm on February 10, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Welcome Tami, This is a place where we come together to support each other. To share our problems and experiences and to help each other. There are groups for people with like circumstances or interest. Blog posts where members convey their thoughts and experiences. And there are the forums where we come together for discussions.

This is a place to come for understanding from other people with diabetes.

Please feel at home, you are with friends.

At 8:48am on February 10, 2013, 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!!!




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