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AIP Diet

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jay Nov 19. 9 Replies

Hi everyone!It's been a while since I've posted...had a wacky few months! I finally have the time to sit down and chat.I have been reading about the AIP Diet (Autoimmune Protocol). It is a form of…Continue


Started this discussion. Last reply by Holger Schmeken Jul 26. 10 Replies

Hi Everyone,I was hoping to get some advice on this issue...I was just on vacation in Europe for 2 weeks and my numbers were BEAUTIFUL. I was taking such small doses of lantus with such great results…Continue

Keratosis Pilaris

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Jun 23. 1 Reply

Does anybody else have this? I have had these little bumps for as long as I can remember. I know most people say that it is simply genetic and uncurable but I truly believe that it is food/vitamin…Continue

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crazy week!

Started this discussion. Last reply by andrea Mar 3. 4 Replies

Feeling a bit discouraged this week. As I planned to get back on track and be extremely healthy and on top of things...I got a tooth infection, a sore throat and a fever! It was pretty crappy...and…Continue


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Nov 21
Sheila Fitz replied to andrea's discussion 'AIP Diet'
"I am LADA and woke up this am in so much pain that the AIP diet caught my eye. When I read what I would have to eliminate, I eliminated it. I have been doing Bernstein's diet protocol for over five years with great results, but I do exceed the…"
Nov 9
Brian (bsc) replied to andrea's discussion 'AIP Diet'
"Over time I've increasingly come to believe that diabetes (both T1 and T2) are basically due to evolutionary mismatch. And that mismatch comes from several things environment, stress, activity levels as well as nutrition. And of all the…"
Nov 9
Leah replied to andrea's discussion 'AIP Diet'
"Eliminate foods one at a time so you can tell what the problem is. Ex: Why eliminate eggs if they are just fine for you? I support the idea of eliminating processed crap and eating things as straight from the source as possible. These extreme diets…"
Nov 8
Jen replied to andrea's discussion 'AIP Diet'
"I'm on a diet very similar to this due to food allergies and eosinophilic esophagitis. It is a VERY restrictive diet. It makes eating at restaurants, friend's homes, or potlucks very difficult. Often there is one item on a menu that I can…"
Nov 4
Zoe replied to andrea's discussion 'AIP Diet'
"I agree with John but feel low carb is the way to go for both weight and BG control. Imho fad or extreme diets don't work, largely because, as John says we can't stay with them."
Nov 4
JohnG replied to andrea's discussion 'AIP Diet'
"Very boring diet...if you really go paleo...then you must give up salt, coffee, and no alcohol. My daughter has lived many years on a paleo diet but most of the food, especially the vegetables she eats did not exist  during the the Paleolithic…"
Nov 4
andrea replied to andrea's discussion 'AIP Diet'
Nov 4
Zoe replied to andrea's discussion 'AIP Diet'
"This diet wouldn't work for me. Maybe it would help if you shared what you want this diet to do for you? Is it weight loss? Better BG control?"
Nov 4
andrea posted a discussion

AIP Diet

Hi everyone!It's been a while since I've posted...had a wacky few months! I finally have the time to sit down and chat.I have been reading about the AIP Diet (Autoimmune Protocol). It is a form of the paleo diet that eliminates the following:-Eggs -Dairy -Nuts-Grains-Sugar-Artificial Sugar-LegumesAs a low carber, I know that a lot of my meals include eggs and cheese and definitely nuts. After reading some truly inspiring success stories, I find myself wanting to embark on this journey for a…See More
Nov 4
Holger Schmeken replied to andrea's discussion 'Advice?'
"Perhaps the time shift created some sort of turbulence that needs to settle? Did you change your lantus pattern to local time or did you continue to inject at US times?"
Jul 26
JohnG replied to andrea's discussion 'Advice?'
"Isn't it amazing how we thrive when we are happy and stress free, I had a office in Amsterdam and walking 20 or 30 blocks to the office or a cafe was a daily joy...driving to my office or a restaurant and waiting for a table here is a…"
Jul 26
Terry replied to andrea's discussion 'Advice?'
"Gary Scheiner recommends cutting back on a meal bolus by 1/3 for exercise after eating. I've successfully done this a few times. In fact I'm trying it again today. I'm eating breakfast now and will go out for a 2 1/2 mile hilly walk…"
Jul 26
Karen replied to andrea's discussion 'Advice?'
"I try to exercise before I bolus, otherwise I will go low and if blood sugar is in normal range I eat about 15 carbs for my walk (bolus free). I am on a pump and have never really had good luck with backing off on my basal or walking after I eat and…"
Jul 26
andrea replied to andrea's discussion 'Advice?'
"YES, moving to Europe is clearly the answer :) Exercise really is the best though. in college (2 years ago) i walked 1 hour each way every single day...numbers were amazing!! I was never a big fan of the gym but I do love power walking. I think I…"
Jul 26
Karen replied to andrea's discussion 'Advice?'
"Amazing what exercise can do for your diabetes, just hard to keep at it when we have to work for a living. Desk/cube jobs are killers, I am at one too. I try to take the stairs at work and walk when I get home, but many times too tired from sitting…"
Jul 26

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At 6:01pm on June 1, 2014, shoshana27 said…

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At 9:51am on January 19, 2014, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.

At 4:13am on January 19, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Andrea, 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 5:40pm on March 22, 2013, said… says HI, Anderia. Snow? over there. I have a picture and I am not a real intelegent body to go about sending the ones I like. So's do I look as I mite think I do. and how's your day?
I mean is this page an aleart or something? PLEASE...

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Happy Birthday Andrea! hope you're having a great day!

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

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Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
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