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Going Paleo to get my Blood Glucose under control.
Type 2 diabetic here. 3 weeks out and I'm running healthy (100 +/- 20) numbers. So far I'm recommending a Paleo plan for those able to cut the carbs and follow up with daily exercise and close ...
no replies.   279 views.
started by Stockyguy, 5 months ago.   
Woot!
In a good mood today, and not just because it is Friday! Lost 13 pounds since starting the Paleo diet on Jan 20th. I started it for medical reasons - I have an autoimmune disease. After 6 days of Paleo, ...
1 reply, last reply by Draglist, 6 months ago.   553 views.
started by dukeagain7.   
Slightly elevated blood sugar ... with symptoms!
I discovered suddenly via a very thorough nurse, that I have elevated blood sugar. I have such mildly elevated blood sugar (5.6 - 5.9) that I shouldn't be experiencing symptoms, but I feel ill about ...
7 replies, last reply by Killermartinis, 6 months ago.   1,321 views.
started by Killermartinis.   
How does anyone who doesn't have dairy get calcium?
It seems I have recently become intolerant to all dairy (I am hoping this is just for the hayfever season, rather than a permanent change). I can't eat/drink even a small amount on a daily basis ...
9 replies, last reply by wheelfifi, 6 months ago.   2,302 views.
started by dandelionSKY.   
Constipation issues
So I am following Atkins and am at the end of my first week. I lost 5lbs this week which is good. I am having constipation and have been using Metamucil to help. Has anyone else had this issue and used ...
31 replies, last reply by MinkiZoe, 6 months ago.   4,759 views.
started by danawiesner.   
Diabetic
Morning World I am a longtime diabetic and really have no guidance, support (I live alone) help or backup. I do realise I need to eat a LOW carb diet to get the glucose levels to stabilise I was hos ...
5 replies, last reply by Phooka, 6 months ago.   641 views.
started by Queenie_2011.   
Adult Beverages
This weekend I had a birthday party to attend. To be social I had 2 lite beers. After I got home I was talking to my roommate and she said I would have saved calories by having a mixed drink with vodka. ...
11 replies, last reply by Ginsin, 6 months ago.   665 views.
started by Schu12.   
Need help/advice on Atkins/Breastfeeding??
Hi all, So here is my issue.. I had lost over 80 pounds on atkins a few years ago and kept it off. When I found out I was pregnant my doctor told me I had to reintroduce carbs and me not knowing I could ...
5 replies, last reply by mummydee, 6 months ago.   842 views.
started by lilkoko.   
Dialysis/diabetic diet
Is anyone else on a special (dialysis/diabetic diet? So many foods restricted and fluid restrictions.:roll:
5 replies, last reply by oh_goodgrief, 7 months ago.   834 views.
started by oh_goodgrief.   
liver cirrhosis
What should a person eat and drink if they have liver cirrhosis? Is there an upper limit to the protein intake? Thanks
no replies.   335 views.
started by Vic2009, 7 months ago.   
alternate day fasting
is anyone following this diet. I hear it has some excellent health benefits - was featured on horizon a few months ago...?
28 replies, last reply by mrspackrat, 7 months ago.   10,856 views.
started by newyearnewme13.   
Just been diagnosed with hypothyroidism...
Had my physical October 16. My mother had thyroid problems, I turned 40 this year and now have hypothyroidism. I was doing really good until about 2 to 3 months ago. I started gaining weight. Now it seems ...
14 replies, last reply by ukeranian, 7 months ago.   4,058 views.
started by seechellec.   
Anyone here get heartburn regularly?
Hi. I am looking for any advice other than the usual non-helpful advice. I know about elevating the bed, no alcohol, no chocolate :( , no caffeine-I cheat here, no garlic, no spices, no fat, no noth ...
20 replies, last reply by cobwebwings, 8 months ago.   2,438 views.
started by Hygienebabe.   
Reactive Hypoglycemia?
The doctors finally figured out I have reactive hypoglycemia. I've been trying to tell them for years that no matter what types of food I eat that afterwards I crash and feel crummy. This has resulted ...
12 replies, last reply by PBmama, 8 months ago.   1,218 views.
started by PBmama.   
Potato Allergy......
I am allergic to Potato. This makes it very difficult shopping because potato is added to so much stuff and then listed as another word. Is anyone else allergic to potatos?
no replies.   191 views.
started by Kimjjln, 8 months ago.   
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