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HELP: Lying Diabetes Resource Guide. How can I stop this destructive and damaging VEGAN PROPAGANDA?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shadow Mar 22. 9 Replies

So I recently found this "Diabetes Resource Guide, the Power to Heal Diabetes in Indian Country." Not only is it full of misinformation and lacking science, it is encouraging people to adopt a high…Continue

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Shadow replied to abra's discussion 'HELP: Lying Diabetes Resource Guide. How can I stop this destructive and damaging VEGAN PROPAGANDA?'
"I did a word search and the word carbohydrate comes up ONE time!!! In a sentence telling the reader to avoid: Carbohydrates that raise blood sugar: honey, sugar, cold cereals made with sugar or white flour"
Mar 22
Terry replied to abra's discussion 'HELP: Lying Diabetes Resource Guide. How can I stop this destructive and damaging VEGAN PROPAGANDA?'
"Maurie - I try to be kind when sussing out any sources motivation. I agree with you that there are many medical professionals with their heart in the right place but blindly following their education and group-think mindsets. What I have little…"
Mar 22
still_young_at_heart replied to abra's discussion 'HELP: Lying Diabetes Resource Guide. How can I stop this destructive and damaging VEGAN PROPAGANDA?'
"I think it is important to distinguish between professionals who can be resistant to new information and counter-theories and propagandists who ignore them because their primary goal is to advance an unrelated agenda. I am sure that almost all CDEs…"
Mar 22
NutriJoy replied to abra's discussion 'HELP: Lying Diabetes Resource Guide. How can I stop this destructive and damaging VEGAN PROPAGANDA?'
"Creating a comprehensive resource guide that counters the propaganda that is spewed by PCRM and PETA would be similar to preaching to the choir. Those who subscribe to PCRM and PETA claims normally embrace it like a religion and are both deaf and…"
Mar 22
Brian (bsc) replied to abra's discussion 'HELP: Lying Diabetes Resource Guide. How can I stop this destructive and damaging VEGAN PROPAGANDA?'
"My heart goes out to you. Sadly this has been a systematic pattern for years, an organized campaign to get people to adopt a diet that is "animal friendly" but sadly destroys your health. This is but a single step in this plan. We talked…"
Mar 22
Shadow replied to abra's discussion 'HELP: Lying Diabetes Resource Guide. How can I stop this destructive and damaging VEGAN PROPAGANDA?'
"And not a carb count in sight! That plan is absolutely criminal. While it might be considered healthy for a nondiabetic, I cannot imagine any medical professional having the gall to recommend it for people with D, let alone say it could reverse it."
Mar 21
abra replied to abra's discussion 'HELP: Lying Diabetes Resource Guide. How can I stop this destructive and damaging VEGAN PROPAGANDA?'
"Maurie, thank you for that hilarious reply!! That is a great idea. Seeing as these PETA people disguised as PCRM professionals are actually contributing to nutrition classes at the Tribal College I attend, this should happen soon. I will be looking…"
Mar 21
still_young_at_heart replied to abra's discussion 'HELP: Lying Diabetes Resource Guide. How can I stop this destructive and damaging VEGAN PROPAGANDA?'
"I eat a moderately high carb diet (150 g per day)but this is over the top. "Unlimited fruit" and potatoes - also known as rocket fuel - as a power food to reverse diabetes. The whole concept of reversing rather than controlling or managing…"
Mar 21
abra replied to abra's discussion 'HELP: Lying Diabetes Resource Guide. How can I stop this destructive and damaging VEGAN PROPAGANDA?'
"Once you click on the link, refer to page 10 for the bread pudding recipe then page 13 for the ramen and macaroni recipes. Tragic."
Mar 21
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HELP: Lying Diabetes Resource Guide. How can I stop this destructive and damaging VEGAN PROPAGANDA?

So I recently found this "Diabetes Resource Guide, the Power to Heal Diabetes in Indian Country." Not only is it full of misinformation and lacking science, it is encouraging people to adopt a high soy-based, high grain based VEGAN diet to "heal" their diabetes."guide" found here:http://www.pcrm.org/pdfs/Navajo%20Nations/navajo-nations-diabetes-booklet.pdfAs a T1D of four years who manages her blood…See More
Mar 21
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10-11am PT (1-2pm ET, 6-7pm GMT)What time is this where you are?How to watch this live eventDr. Jen Nash is a Clinical Psychologist, Chartered with the British Psychological Society, living with diabetes since childhood. Motivated to provide emotional support to individuals struggling with the condition, in 2009 she founded…See More
Aug 19, 2014
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"Abra, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends."
Jun 15, 2014
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"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES ABRA!!…"
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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?
support and community
Date diagnosed
June 1, 2011
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.7% December 5th, 2011
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Diet and Exercise

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At 6:41pm on June 15, 2014, rick (aka: #blankieboy) said…

Abra, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 7:47am on June 15, 2014, Linda G said…

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From morning till night
May your SPECIAL DAY be bright

And nicer than ever before!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY ABRA!!
(You haven't been commenting in a while...I hope everything is OK)
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At 10:27am on June 15, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES ABRA!! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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 every day!
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At 6:55am on June 15, 2012, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday, abra!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 3:30am on June 15, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,abra. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 5:56pm on November 9, 2011, Donna H said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups - it's a great way to get to know the community.

At 12:20pm on November 9, 2011, catlover said…

Hi abra- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.

At 1:51am on November 9, 2011, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn 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 even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 4:41pm on November 8, 2011, Linda G said…

Welcome home abra. This is still pretty new for you, only a little over half a year since your diagnosis....how's it all going?
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, 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 3:23pm on November 8, 2011, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO ONE OF THE GREATEST FAMILIES YOU WILL EVER MET MY FRIEND!!!! WE'RE GLAD YOU JOINED US!!!!!!!!!! Please introduce yourself on our forum. Questions??? Just ask one of us or post it on our forum and you will get many answers there.

Here's a link to help our new member's get to know us better: http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes

 
 
 

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