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Forum: Diabetes 10-31-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 241,205
Posted By haferchamp
I have been reading all the posts about letting...

I have been reading all the posts about letting more carbs creap back into the diet and I confess I have been on this low carb way of eating off and on for a couple of years now. I think i'm doing...
Forum: Diabetes 08-24-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,938
Posted By haferchamp
and the definition of insanity is "doing the same...

and the definition of insanity is "doing the same thing over and over expecting different results". I know I do much better on a low carb/high fat diet when it comes to my insulin resistance and...
Forum: Diabetes 08-24-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,599
Posted By haferchamp
I don't fit the typical "diabetic profile" either...

I don't fit the typical "diabetic profile" either but apparently all you need is to have the gene in your family and there you are.
I highly suggest reading Jenny Ruhl's book, "Blood Sugar 101". ...
Forum: Diabetes 07-29-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,039
Posted By haferchamp
I've never been a big breakfast eater so I find...

I've never been a big breakfast eater so I find doing a low carb protein shake in the morning after my coffee works fine for me. That usually holds me for a couple of hours only so then need to eat...
Forum: Diabetes 07-21-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,061
Posted By haferchamp
There was a blessing in this after all! That is...

There was a blessing in this after all! That is awesome results in such a short time. Keep up the good work!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-19-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,279
Posted By haferchamp
I add about a tsp of salt to a bottle of water...

I add about a tsp of salt to a bottle of water with lemon in it. Sounds weird but it actually tastes okay. Seems to help with my low energy since I have adrenal fatigue and don't produce enough...
Forum: Diabetes 04-29-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,928
Posted By haferchamp
I too suggest getting a blood sugar tester,...

I too suggest getting a blood sugar tester, Walmart carries some inexpensive brands that are reliable, and test, test, test. I am also pre-diabetic and have been able to keep my numbers low by...
Forum: Diabetes 04-28-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,445
Posted By haferchamp
:goodpost: I too run across this way of...

:goodpost:

I too run across this way of thinkng all the time. It's kind of like "preaching to the choir" and after awhile I just don't even bother with certain people. They just don't want to...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-04-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,031
Posted By haferchamp
Here is some info regarding folate deficiency I...

Here is some info regarding folate deficiency I pulled from a web site:

Low Brain Chemistry Production

5-MTHF is essential for maintaining healthy brain chemistry and is responsible for the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-28-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,031
Posted By haferchamp
My Doctor does a complete blood work yearly and...

My Doctor does a complete blood work yearly and it's included in the test results. I'm not sure what the symptoms would be in regards to this. I also showed high levels of homocystein as well which...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-26-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,031
Posted By haferchamp
I too have the MTHFR C677T gene and my doctor has...

I too have the MTHFR C677T gene and my doctor has me take a supplement with the active L-methylfolate and B12. I'm not sure if it's doing the trick or not since I've only been on it for a short...
Forum: Diabetes 02-24-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,805
Posted By haferchamp
Wow! Great post! And thank you for just the...

Wow! Great post! And thank you for just the wake-up call I needed to hear. I am currently in the pre-diabetic stage and have been bouncing all over the place with my numbers. :mad:

I too have...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-13-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,630
Posted By haferchamp
There is also a sugar free cough syrup. ...

There is also a sugar free cough syrup. Sometimes you can find it with the regular ones but if not go to the Diabetic section. It's call "Diabetessin. Made by Robitessen. For cough drops I buy...
Forum: Diabetes 11-28-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,207
Posted By haferchamp
Another great book!

I am about half way through "Wheat Belly Total Health" and would highly recommend it to everybody to read. Dr. William Davis wrote the first one as well "Wheat Belly", but this one is so much more...
Forum: Diabetes 11-02-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,536
Posted By haferchamp
My hubby says "he's here for a good time, not a...

My hubby says "he's here for a good time, not a long time". My reply to him is "make sure your life insurance is paid up cause I'm here for a long time and that money will come in handy"! :shake:
Forum: Diabetes 11-02-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,439
Posted By haferchamp
I've never tested after eating anything with...

I've never tested after eating anything with Malitol in it so i'm waiting to see your results. I'd be more concerned with the number of carbs in the Waffles or pancakes you put it on if I were you....
Forum: Diabetes 09-11-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,697
Posted By haferchamp
Fitbit is the wrist band that tracks your steps...

Fitbit is the wrist band that tracks your steps throughout the day and is connected to your smart phone by bluetooth. You then use the phone to input your food log. They run around around $100. ...
Forum: Diabetes 09-06-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,078
Posted By haferchamp
I picked up the Relion meter and strips from...

I picked up the Relion meter and strips from Walmart. It was recommended from this site and seems to be fairly accurate. In the beginning I was testing at every meal as well as morning fasting. ...
Forum: Diabetes 09-05-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,646
Posted By haferchamp
I second that idea of getting a monitering kit...

I second that idea of getting a monitering kit and start testing everything you eat to see what spikes and what doesn't. You'll be amazed to see the big jumps in BG with carby foods. I was dx'd...
Forum: Diabetes 09-04-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,078
Posted By haferchamp
LaRae, BPC stands for Bullet Proof Coffee. ...

LaRae, BPC stands for Bullet Proof Coffee. Usually coffee with butter and or Coconut oil added in. Some use cream and sweetner also in it. I tried it and must not have made it right cause i didn't...
Forum: Diabetes 09-03-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,697
Posted By haferchamp
Thanks Galveston Gal, I guess I need to seriously...

Thanks Galveston Gal, I guess I need to seriously consider getting one. Maybe it will get me away from the computer as well.

Your Avator caught my eye. I'm off to find the recipe. They look...
Forum: Diabetes 08-31-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,697
Posted By haferchamp
Does anyone know if the "Fitbit" tracks...

Does anyone know if the "Fitbit" tracks food/carbs as well as number of steps taken? That would be an ideal for me if it does. It would kill two birds with one stone, so to speak.
Forum: Diabetes 08-31-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,078
Posted By haferchamp
A one-page article on "managing diabetes" is in...

A one-page article on "managing diabetes" is in the September issue of the "Costco Connection". It's written by a "board-certified family medicine physician", and basically says to keep your A1C...
Forum: Diabetes 08-21-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,641
Posted By haferchamp
Thanks for the info Aoimel in regards to protein...

Thanks for the info Aoimel in regards to protein amounts. It tells me i've been doing it wrong. I wasn't basing my amounts on my "ideal" weight and I was eating as if I had a large muscle mass! ...
Forum: Diabetes 08-05-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,641
Posted By haferchamp
Since I'm mathematically challenged and can't...

Since I'm mathematically challenged and can't figure out ounces, grams, etc... my Doctor figured out that based on my weight (142) and to protect my bones from further loss, that I should be eating...
Forum: Diabetes 07-19-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,753
Posted By haferchamp
I suggest reading "Blood Sugar 101" by Jenny...

I suggest reading "Blood Sugar 101" by Jenny Ruhl. She talks about "eating to your meter" and the book will answer all your questions about when and how to test and what to eat and what to avoid. ...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-08-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By haferchamp
If anyone finds a "low carb" sour dough bread ...

If anyone finds a "low carb" sour dough bread that tastes good let me know. I'd be all over it! I crave grilled cheese on sourdough! :p That is the one item I really miss but have no control so...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-08-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,802
Posted By haferchamp
My "Wheat Belly" Cookbook has a lot of recipes...

My "Wheat Belly" Cookbook has a lot of recipes using Almond Flour, which is non-inflammatory and won't raise blood sugar levels. I bought a big bag of it from Costco a couple of weeks ago. Just...
Forum: Diabetes 06-20-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,910
Posted By haferchamp
Aomiel, can you recommend a good online food...

Aomiel, can you recommend a good online food counter. I have an IPhone so if you know of a good App to use that would be great! I noticed myself eating more carbs throughout the day and need to get...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-04-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,051
Posted By haferchamp
I'd steer clear of anything labeled "lite". They...

I'd steer clear of anything labeled "lite". They usually add more sugar to off set the lower fat. Full fat blue cheese dressing is fairly low carb though. :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-13-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,132
Posted By haferchamp
If you haven't read "Wheat Belly" that's another...

If you haven't read "Wheat Belly" that's another book to add to your list. It's written by a cardiologist. Also "Grain Brain", written by a neurologist. Both great books.

I tried statins one...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 05-13-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,266
Posted By haferchamp
I take them but not sure if I can say if i've...

I take them but not sure if I can say if i've benefited from them :confused:
Forum: Diabetes 05-02-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,711
Posted By haferchamp
another good book to read is Jenny Ruhl's "Blood...

another good book to read is Jenny Ruhl's "Blood sugar 101" She talks about eating to your meter. It works for me. I try not to let my 1 hour meal spikes rise above 140, and 2 hour test should be...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-31-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By haferchamp
According to the "Wheat Belly" cookbook I was...

According to the "Wheat Belly" cookbook I was reading last night, he says that Truvia contains Erythritol which is considered one of the best sweeteners to use.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-31-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,979
Posted By haferchamp
Altoid mini's are sugar free. I like the...

Altoid mini's are sugar free. I like the cinnamon ones. The regular size ones have sugar.:)
Forum: Diabetes 02-14-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,086
Posted By haferchamp
Fruit is a tough one for me also. I do miss the...

Fruit is a tough one for me also. I do miss the taste so will eat very small quantities if in front of me. A couple of strawberries, a few blueberries, 1/4 of an apple or orange. Anymore than that...
Forum: Diabetes 02-07-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,252
Posted By haferchamp
Dr. Bernstein has been a type 1 diabetic all is...

Dr. Bernstein has been a type 1 diabetic all is life. He shares his journey as well as all of his research on the subject of diabetes. He's very low carb and everything you want to know about...
Forum: Diabetes 01-27-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,217
Posted By haferchamp
I learned to "eat to my meter" from reading Jenny...

I learned to "eat to my meter" from reading Jenny Ruhl's "Blood Sugar 101". I test 1 hour and 2 hours after eating. My goal is to not spike over 140 at the 1 hour test and be below 120 at the 2...
Forum: Diabetes 01-26-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,587
Posted By haferchamp
Welcome Nicole, I highly suggest getting Dr....

Welcome Nicole, I highly suggest getting Dr. Bernsteins "Diabetes Solution". He is a type 1 diabetic and has a wealth of info in his book that will start you on your journey. Good luck to you.:hugs:
Forum: Diabetes 01-26-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,975
Posted By haferchamp
If you don't eat every 5 hours your liver...

If you don't eat every 5 hours your liver releases glucose in a higher amount than if you had eaten something. This may have happened during that 20 minute time frame. Just a thought. :dunno:
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