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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

Tags: skin, pilaris, ketosis

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

is metformin helping or hindering my keto diet?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave May 23. 14 Replies

I have been on metformin ER for almost a year now. While i feel that it is helping with my numbers, I am wondering if it has any impact on the keto (high fat low carb low protein) diet that i have…Continue

Metformin vs. Metformin ER

Started this discussion. Last reply by chelsea Feb 9. 24 Replies

Wondering if anybody has experimented with both Metformin and Metformin ER. I know ER causes less stomach issues....but as far as weight loss and BG control, is there an advantage to taking the…Continue

 

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Jul 6
Dave replied to andrea's discussion 'Keratosis Pilaris'
"Silly question, but did you take a look at the Wikipedia article? Some good info in there..."
Jun 23
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Keratosis Pilaris

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 related. I have done some research and heard of a few methods but I wanted to get some real life experience!Thanks! AndreaSee More
Jun 23
andrea and shoshana27 are now friends
Jun 1
shoshana27 left a comment for andrea
"welcome to this lovely place we call family hugs"
Jun 1
tmana replied to andrea's discussion 'NYC Tour de Cure!!' in the group Cycling Diabetics
"FWIW, the Skylands committee was asked if we'd volunteer for the 2014 NYC Tour de Cure (they needed SAG drivers and Route Marshals). This time next week I should have both rider (Skylands, June 1) and volunteer (NYC, May 10) shirts for the 2014…"
May 27
Dave replied to andrea's discussion 'is metformin helping or hindering my keto diet?'
"Andrea, don't know if this will be helpful, but thought I should mention it. It all really does come down to a simple principle from physics, that diabetes hasn't an exemption for: Conservation of energy. If you burn more calories in a…"
May 23
andrea replied to andrea's discussion 'is metformin helping or hindering my keto diet?'
"Hi Chelsea! Can you tell me more about this?! Love to know. Thanks! Andrea"
May 22
chelsea replied to andrea's discussion 'is metformin helping or hindering my keto diet?'
"Did anyone come to any conclusions as to whether met hinders ketosis ? I have had some recent personal experience and from observation met does attenuate dietary ketosis."
Apr 25
andrea replied to Jen's discussion 'Breakfast ideas'
"I have not read through all of the replies here so I'm sorry if this has already been suggested... Tofu can be scrambled with some spices to make it sort of like eggs! and avocados make a great low carb breakfast!"
Apr 13
TimmyMac replied to andrea's discussion 'lantus dose'
"I apologise for not checking this sooner. Yes the split dose has helped. I also found out that my lantus was running out so when I did the split dose, I needed considerably less insulin. Its also probably because puberty has finally ended for me,…"
Mar 13
andrea replied to andrea's discussion 'crazy week!'
"Antibiotics are done and I feel a bit better (minus the 150-170 range that I am stuck in). But I feel a small lump in my mouth between my cheek and my gum...could this be an abcess? I read about some terrifying experiences on here. My dentist is…"
Mar 3
andrea replied to ebeauchea's discussion 'Multiwave bolus for coffee?'
"I find that iced coffee is less of an issue. Not sure why."
Mar 3
andrea replied to ebeauchea's discussion 'Multiwave bolus for coffee?'
"Is it a flavored kcup? And I have found that splenda raises me a bit too."
Mar 2
andrea replied to ebeauchea's discussion 'Multiwave bolus for coffee?'
"So funny...I was literally JUST having this conversation with a diabetic friend via text.I mean seconds ago. We cant figure it out. I am 100% in love with coffee, but cant stand the sky rocket blood sugars. Almost feel like challenging myself to…"
Mar 2
rick replied to andrea's discussion 'crazy week!'
"Just play it right: don't be too heavy trying to push BS down! See numbers as.. numbers. Try not to get affected too much. The psychological side play a big role as always. Sure it's gonna end soon. In the meanwhile I'm sending you…"
Mar 2

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
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?
answers, adivce and support.
Date diagnosed
April 11, 2000
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.4
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, Diet and Exercise

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

welcome to this lovely place we call family
hugs

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

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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 ANDREA!!
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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, PCH1.com said…

Pch1.com 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... PCH.com

At 1:53pm on March 21, 2013, Zoe said…

Hi Andrea. I'll look forward to receiving your message and discussing our mutual (frustrating!) problem!

At 6:17am on March 19, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

HEARTIEST CONGRATS ON BEING A FEATURED MEMBER!! Reed

At 6:08am on March 19, 2013, Linda G said…

HEY...you're a FEATURED MEMBER!! CONGRATULATIONS Andrea!!!

At 1:20pm on January 19, 2013, Marie B said…

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

At 10:15am on January 19, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 7:21am on January 19, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ANDREA!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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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!
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