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by 47 · about 10 hours ago

My blood sugar is usually around 250, even though I eat high-fat-low-carb, walk everywhere, and do tai chi in the mornings. Medications havent helped - after years of trying different things, the only thing that worked was fasting.I did a 24 hour... (more)

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Harry 0 · August 06, 2014 at 3:10 AM

I am in the same boat. My diabetes was controlled for seven years with Metformin. Then several things, including antibiotics made my blood sugar shoot up to around 250. (I also was off Metformin for a couple weeks.) My response was to cut carbs... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Diabacor is tried to lower glucose levels characteristically furthermore control cholesterol. So with this stunning supplement you can without much of a stretch oversee general wellbeing. This has all characteristic segments that provide for you... (more)

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by 0 · October 01, 2014 at 4:04 AM

By controlling diabetes, it is important to regularly check blood glucose levels in the body. When these levels are regularly tested, diabetics can be sure to stay in a safe range and to avoid any health crisis. Not only that, but regular checks... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Dulcify investigation organization is one of the most grave machines for any diabetic tolerant. As this organization gives consistently correct levels of gore sweetener, various diabetic people rely on it regularly. Because of the boost in the... (more)

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by 47 · about 10 hours ago

I am a type 2 diabetic, and I found that switching to Paleo over a year ago brought my blood sugar down from the 360~480 range to the low 200's. FANTASTIC, RIGHT? I've taken insulin before, but it caused a rapid, disgusting weight gain of 2.5... (more)

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raydawg 0 · May 31, 2014 at 8:19 PM

You could buy MCT oil, it's made from coconut and palm, but it's just the medium chain triglycerides.i.e.http://www.amazon.com/NOW-Foods-100%25-32-Fluid-Ou...http://www.amazon.com/Numedica-MCT-Oil-USP-32/dp/B...You really shouldn't consume coconut... (more)

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by 0 · September 29, 2014 at 4:09 AM

Hi everybody, I have a friend with strange blood glucose readings. My friend is eating Paleo (or better say Primal) for a long time. She is eating a moderate carb Primal version. She is doing a lot of endurance sport. Daily... (more)

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Yuki 0 · May 30, 2014 at 6:37 AM

This article talks about how insulin resistance is on the rise in young, slender women who do not even remotely fit the diabetes stereotype. http://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/type-2-diabe...Metformin sucks! The gastrointestinal problems don't... (more)

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by 3280 · October 01, 2014 at 4:02 AM

Why is this reported as ground-breaking: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2629883/Two-hearty-meals-day-better-6-snacks-Eating-big-breakfast-lunch-helps-control-weight-blood-sugar-levels.html ? Anyone who has listened to Lustig (... (more)

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thhq 0 · May 18, 2014 at 10:08 AM

As a former diabetic the short answer is that ADA's strategy of 3 meals/3 snacks was designed to flatten out high blood sugar levels. It works if you're insulin resistant, and you don't overeat. But for some reason the diet industry made it... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

This video says that eating a low carb diet is dangerous and is basically can cause diabetes through fat toxicity... Is there any merit to this? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=es4PFR5GZTY (more)

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thhq 0 · May 15, 2014 at 9:12 AM

First of all you earn a downvote for posting a video as bait. You're just like any other spammer. Second, that wasn't my problem. I got my diabetes by overeating sugary carbs. Specifically raisin bran and frosted mini wheats. Nothing low carb... (more)

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by 333 · about 10 hours ago

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/too-much-protein-could-lead-to-early-death-study-says/2014/03/04/0af0603e-a3b5-11e3-8466-d34c451760b9_story.html "U.S. and Italian researchers tracked thousands of adults during nearly ... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · March 05, 2014 at 6:23 PM

Paleo is NOT about meat. Paleo is MODERATE meat consumption, low to moderate carbs, and HIGH FAT. Many of the Paleo gurus have stated many times that 2/3s in weight in a plate of food is supposed to be veggies, not meat. And yet, many Paleo... (more)

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by 10 · October 01, 2014 at 3:59 AM

Does anytone suffer from latent autoimmune adult diabetes? Could you please share your story

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BobK 0 · January 30, 2014 at 12:14 AM

If I understand what "latent AI adult diabetes" is, I think my neighbor does..... Her diagnosis about 18 months ago got me to examine my eating habits and started my fat loss and my journey to paleo. Unfortunately, I benefited greatly... (more)

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by 10 · about 10 hours ago

Hello! I am hoping someone can offer me some clarity on blood sugar issues I'm experiencing. I have been doing the Autoimmune Paleo Protocol for the last 8 months and eat very clean. I do eat low glycemic fruit, sweet potatoes and lots of... (more)

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by 583 · October 01, 2014 at 3:59 AM

Crazy thing is I just got reunited with my long-lost half brother. Says he's always been healthy but was mysteriously diagnosed with diabetes and doctors have no explanation. Supposedly there are as many as 5 types of diabetes, not just "Type I... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · January 27, 2014 at 9:34 PM

Diabetes can happen to anyone, young or old, skinny or fat, etc. Ironically many skinny people think that they are immune to diabetes because they are skinny but in reality, they are probably skinny because they have less insulin receptors or... (more)

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by 188 · about 10 hours ago

I have read some experiences online from two diabetics that have seen a spike in blood sugar after consuming yacon syrup yet no one has confirmed that it doesn't spike blood sugar anecdotally (aside from some journals which I don't trust). Can... (more)

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danno 0 · January 25, 2014 at 5:45 PM

Yeah I would buy a glucometer if I didn't live in Latin America. Interesting that you've read stevia raises insulin, do you mind sharing some references for that? I found out that the two anecdotal references I'm referring to were using yacon... (more)

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by 0 · October 01, 2014 at 3:59 AM

Hi all, I am so excited I found this website. I am looking forward to making new friends on here and supporting everyone in their healthy lifestyles. A little about me: for the past year and a half, I have experienced horrible gastro pain... (more)

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by 1608 · about 10 hours ago

Hi Everyone, I had some bloodwork done the other day, and my (non-fasting) blood glucose came back at 197, prompting the doctor to insist that I get screened for diabetes (via Hemoglobin A1C test) . Wow! I wasn't expecting that. Granted,... (more)

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thhq 0 · January 22, 2014 at 11:25 AM

When I was diagnosed T2 diabetic my blood glucose was 200 fasting on repeated tests. Eating less high glycemic carbs brought that down within a couple of weeks. However, if I ate a lot of sugary or starchy carbs - a piece of pie or a cup of... (more)

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by 915 · about 10 hours ago

Due to these diseases & disorders being a malfunctioning immune system, does this then mean that ALL of them have environmental triggers?? I have no medical background so please be gentle (haha) One of the reasons i ask is, i always thought... (more)

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Milfy 0 · January 04, 2014 at 11:52 PM

Possibly. No-one knows for sure. I've read about a link between homogenized milk and juvenile diabetes for example. In my personal opinion is it's highly likely that for some people type 1 diabetes triggered by something environmental or by... (more)

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by 154 · about 10 hours ago

So, there was this study - http://bit.ly/1dRXIbp - a while back in the UK where subjects were placed on an 800 calorie/day diet (600 calories from shakes and 200 from veggies, spread throughout the day). There was some success in drastically... (more)

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astrologychick 0 · January 02, 2014 at 2:47 AM

I did this for a long time, although not for healthy reasons or in a healthy way. About 10 years ago when I was modelling I used to only eat one time a day and that meal would be pretty moderate - 10 pcs of sushi for example. But I was eating... (more)

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by 154 · about 10 hours ago

So, there was this study a while back in the UK where subjects were placed on an 800 calorie/day diet (600 calories from shakes and 200 from veggies). There was some success in drastically reducing blood sugar fasting levels. As I'm in the... (more)

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by 0 · September 30, 2014 at 4:09 AM

Hello, I am coming up to my half century and about 20 lb overweight and started to worry I may have diabetes. I had a fasting blood sugar test done at the hospital about ten years back and it was 'okay' according to my doctor. No figures were... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Can a paleo lifestyle help reverse type 2 diabetes?

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BobK 0 · October 17, 2013 at 12:54 AM

As per samc & thhq... I think paleo will greatly help. Although he's a bit of high pressure salesman... check out Dr Mark Hyman's The Blood Sugar Solution. I got interested in the whole blood sugar measurement / control /... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

The doctor has put me on metformin and handed me a diet. No, I have just lost 50lbs and I'm very discouraged to have found out that I have diabesity now. I'm on a budget and am okay with spending money for quality foods, but can you tell me... (more)

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Sabertooth 0 · September 30, 2013 at 5:59 AM

Enjoy simple, well-prepared meals with grass-fed meats, and consume plenty of bone broths or grass-fed gelatin. Splurge with something simple, yet beautiful, like an aesthetic, delicately spiced, perfectly-cooked meal. Grass-fed/pastured... (more)

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by 613 · about 11 hours ago

Hi - My first question here, though I lurk often and think this is an amazing place. (It's remarkable, really, how consistently civil and sane discussions among paleo/primal folks tend to be, relative to the tone of the discourse elsewhere... (more)

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sherpamelissa 0 · July 06, 2011 at 12:08 AM

This is a constant battle I had with myself during my entire weight loss journey. There is no right answer. You have to do what works for you. Sometimes perfectionism can lead to falling off the wagon because if you make one mistake "the day is... (more)

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by 384 · about 10 hours ago

One thing i've noticed about myself since going paleo, is that i binge eat when i give myself the chance. Even a bit too much fruit or honey can make me want to go on a sugar rampage. It's something i'm working on. A couple of weeks ago i had an... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · September 03, 2013 at 5:14 PM

You may be experiencing "false hypos". Jenny Ruhl explains them here: http://diabetesupdate.blogspot.com/2007/07/type-2s-understanding-false-hypos.html?m=1 They feel every bit as bad as the real thing, but your blood sugar isn't falling into a... (more)

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by 45 · about 10 hours ago

Most of the time I eat lower-carb. 2 meals per day, <40g per meal from veggies and the occasional nuts/legumes. I do periodic carb-ups sometimes timed around workouts, sometimes the night before, and sometimes just because. I have no... (more)

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Hepoberman 0 · September 01, 2013 at 10:47 AM

Just keep an eye on your blood sugar. A cheap glucose meter from walmart is under $20. Depending on the individual, a glucose bolus can be terribly harmful. Once serum glucose goes over 140, serious and most likely permanent damage is being... (more)

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by 168 · October 01, 2014 at 3:56 AM

EnglishRose pointed out that the children of alcoholics may be genetically inclined to sugar addiction. My mother was an alcoholic for 20 yrs who drank heavily while pregnant. She also had low-blood sugar, low weight, and constant sugar cravings.... (more)

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Torben_Deumert 0 · August 26, 2013 at 1:23 PM

Here are some suggestions for sugar-cravings: try to stabilize blood sugar as much as possible don't eat high-glycemic foods try a low-carb paleo approach try a ketogenic paleo approach (this worked very well for me in term of cravings). By the... (more)