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Updated: 2017-12-11T06:18:56.781+11:00

 



Thank you so much. I am so overwhelmed--this falls...

2016-04-30T18:48:19.823+10:00

Thank you so much. I am so overwhelmed--this falls in line with everything I've been reading on wordier websites but was much more concise and helpful.

Thank you for relieving a bit of my stress today.



I'm cetainly enjoying these questions and answ...

2012-03-21T07:44:45.522+11:00

I'm cetainly enjoying these questions and answers--big help and comforting after recent diagnosis (146 FBG). Should get a meter in a few days. Makes it seem almost doable! Thanks Alan.

Cheers from far northern CA, ~Kathi (kauailover)



Hi , Thank you very much for sharing your experie...

2011-12-19T11:58:52.373+11:00

Hi ,

Thank you very much for sharing your experiences with us readers. Those of us who are discovering Blood sugar, in old age,(60),need to read your observations. I have already ordered your book.

I have been told all the traditional beliefs that use whole grains multi grain etc.etc.. but did not like them much. Of course metformin is the life line for docs here in India. 1000mg is not a problem it seems. It gave me drug reaction and I was advised , to reduce the dose.

Another observation: I felt,cravings for some food items, like eggs, more vegetables, some fruit. I will follow your advice and eat in moderation and alter my diet.



Thanks for the feedback. I wish you a long and suc...

2011-06-18T00:46:56.957+10:00

Thanks for the feedback. I wish you a long and successful continuation of your better health.



Thanks- 64 years old, diagnosed last week with 6.2...

2011-06-17T06:01:37.364+10:00

Thanks- 64 years old, diagnosed last week with 6.2 A1C. Started the diet recommendations and exercise immediately. Waiting for a nutritionist meeting and a meter, but after 1 week have dropped 4 pounds and brought my fasting blood sugar down from 116 to 107. Restricting the carbs really works.



Thank you so much alan..your blog has been so help...

2011-03-16T01:05:33.341+11:00

Thank you so much alan..your blog has been so helpful to me.. I was diagnosed a week ago and go back 2 day for my a1c and to get meter and all of that..

I have been searching the entire web for info and everything was so confusing.
Then I found your blog..its so easy to understandand very helpful..Thank you.



While I agree with the closing statements in the p...

2010-04-11T23:12:37.499+10:00

While I agree with the closing statements in the previous comment I should note that I don't quite agree with the opening statement. I think the absolute level counts. Although the delta, or difference, between pre- and post-meal tests shows the effect of a specific food or meal the absolute level of the spike is, to my mind, the target to be reduced closer to normal numbers for better health.

Both matter. One gives the effect of food, the other is the target we are attemptng to stay below.



Margie, It is not the abosulte value that counts...

2010-04-11T22:31:45.031+10:00

Margie,

It is not the abosulte value that counts when mesuring the effects of food, it's the before & after difference. The max increase usually occur 45- 60 minutes after eating and may take some trial & error to find. A difference of 25 is quite low, meaning that the meal was well tolerated. You need to work on reducing the 175. Ways to do that include reducing carb intake, increasing exercise, eating plenty of vegetables, increased medication, losing weight, but ultimately its a balance between them all. It does take a long time to bring down fasting blood glucose.



The ham and beans put the blood sugar back up abov...

2008-11-14T21:15:00.000+11:00

The ham and beans put the blood sugar back up above 200. It has been a seesaw. It has never been down below 175 yet and today is three weeks.

He had another fasting test done this week and it is still high.

The doctor suggested she may have to add a med...or at least increase his present med.



It's impossible for me to answer that directly. Ha...

2008-11-08T08:33:00.000+11:00

It's impossible for me to answer that directly. Ham won't raise his blood glucose levels, but beans may or may not.

I suggest that he eats that dinner and then tests his blood glucose levels about an hour after he finishes the meal. That is the best indicator.



Thank you, Alan. I am in a quandary what to fix fo...

2008-11-08T01:11:00.000+11:00

Thank you, Alan. I am in a quandary what to fix for Bob for dinner and what kind of snacks he can have. He likes nuts and eggs so that is helpful. If I fix ham and beans, is that acceptable?



This is helpful. Excellent work and thanks.

2008-10-25T22:40:00.000+11:00

This is helpful. Excellent work and thanks.



Hey Alan great blog and there's a lot of useful in...

2008-09-14T06:57:00.000+10:00

Hey Alan great blog and there's a lot of useful info on here. I'll be looking in regularly for any updates.



Alan, I just had my second fasting blood sugar tes...

2008-07-03T18:30:00.000+10:00

Alan, I just had my second fasting blood sugar test today...the first one was high.

I can't just idly wait, I have to learn everything I can about diabetes. This post really, really helped.

I look forward to reading more of your blog.

Leslie



Thanks Alan! I just had a fasting blood glucose t...

2008-07-03T18:29:00.000+10:00

Thanks Alan! I just had a fasting blood glucose test that came back high, and I had the second test today. Waiting. . .

While I wait, I want to learn everything I can. This was just what I needed. I look forward to reading more of your blog.

Leslie



Don't be too quick to cut foods for cholesterol. F...

2008-05-31T11:34:00.000+10:00

Don't be too quick to cut foods for cholesterol. For example, eggs, in moderation, are a good food and an easy quick breakfast.

Serum cholesterol and ingested cholesterol are not directly related. Excess of any food component - carbs, fat, cholesterol can lead to bad lipids. In my opinion the quickest way for a new type 2 to improve triglycerides is to cut back on the carbs.



I was diagnosed with Type 2 yesterday. This post ...

2008-05-31T07:28:00.000+10:00

I was diagnosed with Type 2 yesterday. This post is just what I was looking for.
Was also diagnosed with high cholesterol, so will need to strike many of the allowable foods from your list.
While I'm waiting for my follow-up appointment (and meter,) you've given me a wonderful start.
Thank you!