Type 2 Diabetes Questions
I've been searching for, but could not find any research-based proofs on the role of chromium supplements and their effects on increasing insulin sensitivity in humans. Are there any? I know that there was some controversy as to the fact that... (more)
I don't want to be misunderstood or even banned, but: I had insulin resistance and abdominal obesity (a year ago). IR was measured as twice as normal. At that time I did not know that. Later I started to eat lots of candies and other high-sugar... (more)
Hey, I wasn't sure what to title this post as. Basically I'm wondering what the best diet is for someone with diabetes type 2, they used to take injections but now have drugs instead. This person is overweight with various other ailments. ... (more)
My dad is type 2 diabetic, and also has heart and blood pressure issues. I'm really trying to get him to eat a somewhat low/moderate carb paleo diet. My main concern is if a low/moderate carb diet will put him at risk for ketoacidosis and... (more)
My dad has type 2 diabetes and he wants to change his diet and reverse it. He hasn't used sugar in years but sometimes eats candy(the single wrapped kind) that people give him which he has stopped. He works at a fast food restaurant on the... (more)
For the last 4 months, I've been religiously eating less than 20g of carbohydrate a day (2C:18P:80F), which has delivered me an awesome HbA1c of 4.9% (down from 10.6% at diagnosis), and 60lbs of weight loss (over 15 months). Obviously I'm... (more)
I'll post my current understanding of the processes involved and I'd appreciate any input you guys may have: As far as I can tell, somewhere in our primate evolution, we lost the ability to synthesize vitamin C, and as a result, we also lost the... (more)
For those of you who don't feel like googling, there is a diet cure for type 2 diabetes implemented by the Newcastle University. Basically, it is a short-term (as short as 11 days) low-calory (600 calories) low-carb diet based on green... (more)
A little background: 40 y/o T2 diabetic with slightly raised LDL levels. Trigs are in the 80s and HDL is in the 40s. Doc wanted to put me on statins because of my LDL, but I refused. Eating low-carb Paleo with small amounts of full-fat raw... (more)
I'm a T2 diabetic who has been low carbing for about 15 months, the last 5 of which have been in ketosis (<25g carbs, moderate protein). It's worked really well for me, my last HbA1c was 4.9% and my cholesterol is stupidly low (TC = 140... (more)
Go ahead and enjoy a sweet potato and add some cinnamon powder to it, this reduces the glycemic impact. My dad is a T2 diabetic and he eats yams and sweet potatoes with no ill effect.
I saw this on Peter's Hyperlipid Blog, and I have no idea what would be causing this phenomenon (someone mentioned trans fats in the comments section), but I got that same spooky "oh, that's not good" feeling I got when I first heard about colony... (more)
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)
A diabetic friend of mine is an electrician and at times it can be physically demanding. He said he is unwilling to try the Paleo diet because he needs so many high GI carbs to give him energy that he can metabolise quickly when he needs a boost.... (more)
Hello Anyone? I have been following your supplements of Dave's stacks protocol and would appreciate any feedback your willing to give. To keep a long story short: I am diabetic type 2, have other autoimmune health problems, even though I have lost... (more)
I have both fibromyalgia and diabetes. I want to do the Paleo diet. Can i do the diet with diabetes because i am pretty sure i must have low fat. Paleo is high animal fat. I am very confused. I Just want to get healthy. Any suggestions? Denise :) (more)
Hello, maybe you can help me out. My grandma is 82 and has diabetes type 2. She has a pretty constant diet but has this constant headache every single day, sometimes only in the morning, sometimes longer in the day. This is what she eats... (more)
I'm guessing dehydration, many older people don't drink enough water because they don't want to have to make extra trips to the bathroom, especially in the middle of the night.
Do you agree with paleo-censorship?
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
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