Type 1 Diabetes Questions
My husband is just starting into the Paleo diet and I, as the cook, wonder if it is okay to pretty much eliminate carbs altogether, or should he have some, in the form of starchier veggies or fruit? Also, how much protein/fat will be enough to... (more)
Hi paleohacks. I'm a female twenty-one year old who is in desperate need of advice. (Excuse my bad english - I'm Swedish.) The past two years, my health has declined in several ways. I've had diabetes t1 for 16 years, celiac disease for... (more)
I am not full blown diabetic (type 1) or full blow hashimoto's, but I do have the antiobodies to my pancreas' islet cells and my thyroid. My most recent blood work after 2 months of diet change showed hemoglobin A1C dropped to 5.3 and thyroid... (more)
I am a Type 1 (diagnosed 8 years ago, now 28) who just started paleo 3 weeks ago and I definitely have noticed a difference in my blood sugars (yay!). I was just wondering - other than treating lows with almond butter/apple slices or just fruit... (more)
Are there any Type 1 diabetics doing intermittent fasting? If so could you please explain how it's working for you. I have had some success with blood sugar control while fasting. Specifically with using bulletproof coffee. Any insight would be... (more)
I recently have done a lot of research on the paleo diet for a research paper. I have discovered that there are numerous benefits to adhering to a paleo diet. However, I am a type 1 diabetic and cutting grains from my diet would result in me... (more)
I think it would make more sense to decrease your insulin dosage to accommodate your reduced carbohydrate intake rather than trying to find something starchy or sweet to graze on all day to match your current dosage. As always consult with your... (more)
Have any Type 1 Diabetics tried using Gymnema Sylvestre to lower their blood sugar? What was the initial reaction? How much were you able to lower your blood sugar and insulin dosages by?
My 20 yr-old son has had Type I diabetes since he was 14. Ketosis is a dangerous physical state for him. I'm still reading more on the diet, but does it recommend (as did Atkins) to be in a state of ketosis or not. I don't think this is safe for... (more)
We are converting to primal and paleo in our family. There are 5 of us, husband has t1 diabetes, daughter struggles with weight. (12 yrs), 3yr old needs behavior adjustments, I am nursing a baby with severe dairy, soy, possible gluten allergies... (more)
A friend of mine is recently lower-carb paleo and has T1D. He experiences a "low" when he wakes up and after a good riding practice. Usually he drinks Orange juice to bring his sugars back up then also experiences another low then. He would... (more)
I am 36 years old and have been a Type 1 Diabetic for 7 years. I recently came upon the Paleo Doet and very excited that it may be the "answer" to controlling my sugar levels. I live in a small town with no Diabetic Soecialist, so I am kinda on my... (more)
My girlfriend just found out she is 5 weeks pregnant. She has been eating clean for almost 9 months now and does not eat a tremendous amount of carbs. Mostly fat and protein with some veggies. However, she is Type 1 Diabetic and we are both... (more)
Hi! I've had Type 1 Diabetes for almost 4 years now. I've really struggled with this disease and so I've researched anything I've come across that could be beneficial to me regarding Diabetes. Last year I found the paleo/primal approach. It just... (more)
Hello, I'm new to paleo and a type 1 diabetic. I'm looking to gain muscle mass and tone up a little. I"m combining paleo with a lot of the ideas from Dr. Bernstein's book, The Diabetes Solution. I was wondering if you had any idea's for low carb... (more)
I'm thinking of starting a blog. Not sure if anyone would read it. I have a lot of interests and sometimes want to put my thoughts on paper so to speak. What's your blog about?
I thought about doing a blog, but I didn't want cold, hard page view statistics crushing my illusions of being a witty person who says things others find interesting.
My family's been vegetarian/vegan since before I was born. We have a very strong genetic tendency towards both kinds of diabetes, and it's starting to appear en masse in my direct family. My mom and dad have reduced glucose tolerance (and Dad's... (more)