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Linda G left a comment for badrirag
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY BADRIRAG!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! (You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK) Have a GREAT "ME" DAY…"
Dec 22, 2012
badrirag commented on ISAAC YAKUBU AKOGU's blog post 'World Diabetes Day celebration 2010'
"Let us take a pledge during this World Diabetes Day 2010 that "We will make consistent and concerted efforts to modify our lifestyle and strive to be Healthier""
Nov 2, 2010
badrirag commented on DiabeticRadio.com's blog post 'Being Motivated'
"Yogirajj, So the proof of the pudding is in the eating right! So i will have to come back to this forum with a much lower A1C with conclusive proof that it was achieved without medicines or with some other therapy which is not pseudoscience or…"
Oct 23, 2010
badrirag commented on DiabeticRadio.com's blog post 'Being Motivated'
"Teena, Thanks. It has taken me so many posts and removal of all references to prove my intentions (atleast to you!!). If you are going to wait for the medical community to come out with a cure (my definition correlates well with most of the people…"
Oct 23, 2010
badrirag commented on DiabeticRadio.com's blog post 'Being Motivated'
"As you know each one of us is entitled to have a link to a blog or a website or a twitter account within tudiabetes. I have removed even that reference to my website in my profile and the single post which mentioned my website has been removed by…"
Oct 22, 2010
badrirag updated their profile
Oct 22, 2010
Scott commented on badrirag's blog post 'How much of Diabetes is mind-related?'
"badrirag if their genetics and environment were conducive to it, then I believe they would, whether they knew D existed or not. DWQ (/wink) is right, it has been historically documented for over 2,000 years. I do not believe that your…"
Oct 22, 2010
Gerri commented on badrirag's blog post 'How much of Diabetes is mind-related?'
"I find it an absurd assertion that if people were completely ignorant of a disease, they wouldn't get that disease. We're not brainwashed into chronic disease. You make a distinction that this is a T2 phenomenon. I was diagnosed T1 at 53.…"
Oct 22, 2010
The Diabetic Welfare Queen commented on badrirag's blog post 'How much of Diabetes is mind-related?'
"The ancient Egyptians and Greeks didn't have television or "media" and they still had Diabetes. Both types."
Oct 22, 2010
badrirag commented on DiabeticRadio.com's blog post 'Being Motivated'
"This is getting really personal and nasty but I shall not be provoked. My process of discovery started just two months back and while i am on it personally, it will take a while for me to become a living example. If i am able to get my bs down and…"
Oct 22, 2010
badrirag commented on DiabeticRadio.com's blog post 'Being Motivated'
"So this forum firmly believes that there is no cure and you are trying to convince me of the same!!!! So, given this situation, what do you have to lose by looking at the possibility of a cure? It cannot be worse, can it? I was under the…"
Oct 22, 2010
badrirag commented on badrirag's blog post 'How much of Diabetes is mind-related?'
"@Scott: Fair enough. You say "something causes diabetes" and I am posing a question "Could that something include your mind as well?". I am not invalidating the influence of genes, environment, lifestyle etc but I want us to…"
Oct 22, 2010
badrirag commented on DiabeticRadio.com's blog post 'Being Motivated'
"Great! now we are all talking the same language or atleast moving towards it. @Scott: There is one seemingly small but major distinction between life style changes (T2) and Insulin (T1). By making the lifestyle changes like eating more nutritious…"
Oct 22, 2010
Gerri commented on badrirag's blog post 'Are we scared of Diabetes per se or ...?'
"I don't understand what you're aiming for with these questions. It's not an either/or situation. High BG causes damage. Damage is cumulative causing many potential complications. People can die from severe imbalances of the minerals…"
Oct 22, 2010
Scott commented on badrirag's blog post 'How much of Diabetes is mind-related?'
"Something causes diabetes which causes the high glucose levels which cause complications. There are at least 3 different steps in that progression. and the cause of diabetes is not diabetes itself, those are two different things. In T2, the…"
Oct 22, 2010
badrirag commented on badrirag's blog post 'How much of Diabetes is mind-related?'
"Without wanting to sound argumentative, Scott, you have in another post of mine mentioned that these two (Diabetes and its complications) are intertwined and if that is so, how can the causes of d and its compl be any different? Yeah, I agree that…"
Oct 22, 2010

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How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
To learn and contribute about the various dimensions of Diabetes
Date diagnosed
May 5, 1995
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.2
Type of treatment/devices you use
Oral, Diet and Exercise

Badrirag's Blog

Are we scared of Diabetes per se or ...?

Posted on October 21, 2010 at 11:43pm 7 Comments

I do not know if i am stirring a hornet's nest but let me make the attempt.



Type 2 Diabetes, imho, is a condition in our body where the sugar levels are higher than normal. So are we really bothered about this? There are so many chemicals such as sodium, calcium, potassium etc whose levels in the body are seldom noticed (except when really critical) and rarely do send alarm signals? So why should abnormal Sugar levels cause so much… Continue

How much of Diabetes is mind-related?

Posted on October 21, 2010 at 10:33pm 16 Comments

I am a very recent entrant into this community and hence do not know if this aspect of diabetes has been discussed before. If it has been, kindly give the link of that post and i will read it.



I am a Type 2 Diabetic and so is my mother. Recently, while researching to create a software to manage diabetes, I met several people who were of the opinion that the mind is a chief cause of most problems including Diabetes. This has been flatly denied by a reputed endocrinologist in Chennai,… Continue

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At 5:38pm on December 22, 2013, 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 badrirag!!
(You've been away from Tu.diabetes for quite some while, haven't you?
Is everything alright....can we help??)
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At 1:56pm on December 22, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Badrirag, 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 6:02am on December 22, 2012, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BADRIRAG!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)
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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At 8:15pm on October 21, 2010, Linda G said…

Great....keep in touch! linda
At 6:05pm on October 19, 2010, Linda G said…

Welcome to the family! 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!
 
 
 

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