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How often do you eat out?

Started this discussion. Last reply by A Aug 29, 2013. 17 Replies

Well though I eat very healthy at home but I am a street food and restaurent addict and I end up eating atleast 4-5 times a week, taking huge bolus to cover it.Sugars are stable due to the bolus but…Continue

ADVICE - HIGH ACR

Started this discussion. Last reply by FHS Dec 16, 2012. 4 Replies

My ACR has been consistently above the normal ranges for the past 3 years, the ratio has ranged from 40 to 313, though the average results have been between 100 - 200.All my other lab results are…Continue

 

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A replied to Vikki's discussion 'How often do you eat out?'
"Ha. I hear you on the weird looks. When I'm out, my strategy is similar to others mentioned here - salad + protein, dressing on the side. For me, much less opportunity for errors going this way. If something is tantalizing enough on the menu,…"
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How often do you eat out?

Well though I eat very healthy at home but I am a street food and restaurent addict and I end up eating atleast 4-5 times a week, taking huge bolus to cover it.Sugars are stable due to the bolus but I wonder if it is healthy.How often does everybody else eat out and what do you eat in generalSee More
Aug 28, 2013
Vikki replied to Vikki's discussion 'How often do you eat out?'
"Can anybody suggest some healthy continental meal options in restaurent."
Aug 27, 2013
Sportster replied to Vikki's discussion 'How often do you eat out?'
"I tried it and all I got was weird looks."
Aug 26, 2013
Jen replied to Vikki's discussion 'How often do you eat out?'
"I haven't tried it, since I tend to eat at chain restaurants rather than higher end ones. I would think it probably varies a lot depending on the restaurant. But restaurants in general seem to be getting a lot better with food allergies and…"
Aug 26, 2013
Spock replied to Vikki's discussion 'How often do you eat out?'
"Rarely--once a month, but it is usually a big meal. I love to cook, so we eat at home. Oddly, I ate out on Friday and Saturday this weekend."
Aug 26, 2013
Sportster replied to Vikki's discussion 'How often do you eat out?'
"Jen, I'm curious, do you have any luck getting that information from high end restaurants?"
Aug 26, 2013
meee replied to Vikki's discussion 'How often do you eat out?'
"That is good Jen! Most of the places I eat at are privately owned and they have no idea what carb content is, not even the chefs know!"
Aug 26, 2013
Jen replied to Vikki's discussion 'How often do you eat out?'
"I'm finding more and more restaurants have their menus with nutritional information online. If they don't, I've had some success e-mailing and asking for the information. Knowing the carbohydrate content makes a HUGE difference for…"
Aug 26, 2013
meee replied to Vikki's discussion 'How often do you eat out?'
"I don't eat out that much now, my closest friend who likes to eat out a lot moved to CA. When I do, I also eat low carb, it's not hard to do, just switch out any carby things for low carb veggies. If I eat dessert I ask for berries. I…"
Aug 26, 2013
Jen replied to Vikki's discussion 'How often do you eat out?'
"On a bad week I might eat out four or five days. That was last week for me. But I almost always get salads or other foods that don't contain a ridiculous amount of carbohydrates. I stay away from pasta and rice completely, and rarely have…"
Aug 26, 2013
Terry replied to Vikki's discussion 'How often do you eat out?'
"I eat out about twice per week. My normal diet is lower carb and I can find good choices on most restaurant menus. I don't experience food craving episodes very much so I find it pretty easy to make choices that avoid the post meal BG highs and…"
Aug 26, 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?
Sharing of experiences with other diabetics
Date diagnosed
August 5, 1995
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.8
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Diet and Exercise
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At 6:14am on July 18, 2013, Sai said…

Hi there, how are you doing? Just wanted to say hi to all my friends on TUD. Logging in after a long time :)

At 11:11am on August 20, 2012, dr.sunayana said…
Telme abt ur dietary nd exercise regieme. . .
At 11:02am on August 20, 2012, dr.sunayana said…
I have completed my mbbs. Now should specialise in future
At 10:39am on August 19, 2012, dr.sunayana said…
Hey, nice to know that your hba1c is so controlled!!!! Looking forward for some gr8 tips from you!!!:-)
At 3:05am on January 23, 2012, Yuppie said…

ok. I staqy in new alipore. r u bengali?

At 10:18pm on January 22, 2012, Yuppie said…

Yes Viki, Im from Cal. u too??

At 11:30am on October 15, 2011, Preeti said…
Hi there. Great a1c!!! :)
At 10:45am on October 5, 2011, manish thakur said…
very good control..vikki...your hba1c is 5.8 ,,,great....keep it up...
At 1:13am on July 29, 2011, ashwin said…
Hii vikki nice to get to know you. I am type1 from past 15 years m glad to find ppl like me in this forum.appreciate the help.
At 10:55am on March 13, 2011, manish thakur said…
I am fine ,,how r u and thanks for joining my group....
 
 
 

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