Author Archives: lowcarbdiabetic

The Low Carb Diabetic Forum

The only dedicated low carb forum for the control of diabetes and weight loss in the UK has got off to a great start. Run by diabetics for diabetics, but all most welcome. It’s early days, but already some very well known … Continue reading

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Thousands Sue for Damages Against Cholesterol Drugs as Big Pharma Defends Billion Dollar Industry !

The $100 billion dollar cholesterol-lowering statin drug industry is under attack, as thousands of Americans are filing lawsuits against the manufacturers of cholesterol-lowering drugs such as Lipitor. Research continues to confirm just how dangerous these drugs are, with yet anotherstudy … Continue reading

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THE EYES HAVE IT – FINAL PART

Dear Reader, this is the final part of my ‘Eyes ‘series wherein I have tried to give my personal experiences and tips for those having to undergo investigations and treatment of diabetic retinopathy, maculopathy, etc.Those who have read the previous … Continue reading

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People with Diabetes Need Balanced Snacks, Right?

Wrong. People with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes don’t require snacks, and anything eaten between meals should contain as few carbohydrates as possible. I recently joined Pinterest and came across  this link as I was looking  for images to … Continue reading

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Featured food of the day-Beef

  Ingredients: 250 grams of diced braising steak A handful of shallots A handful of button mushrooms 50 grams of smoked bacon lardons 1 teaspoon of mixed dried herbs 1 bay leaf (optional) 2 beef stock cubes 1 large glass of red wine Salt and pepper … Continue reading

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Potential diabetes ‘cure’ to end misery of insulin jabs

Great in principle but I wonder how many diabetics will be eligible considering the current economic state of affairs. A snippet… “The British invention will transform the lives of millions who have to endure injections of insulin every day. Health … Continue reading

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Diabetes UK and reduced carb success

I thought I’d post my story as reduced/low carbing was the only way forward for ME despite what the current guidelines from the NHS and DUK state. Around October 2011 I noticed things were ‘Not quite right’ and I was … Continue reading

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Metformin beyond it’s blood sugar lowering properties

  The flower is of course,the French lilac or goat’s rue,the original source of that well known anti-diabetic drug Metformin. Believed to be the most widely prescribed diabetes drug in the world,it was introduced into Britain in 1958 but not licensed for use … Continue reading

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The British Dietetic Association a complete unprofessional shambles ?

From the British Dietetic Association website re a recent meeting of members. “Carbohydrate Advice in Type 2 Diabetes – The ‘Hot Potato’ of  ! ! Dietetics?” “The latest UK nutrition guidelines for diabetes suggest an individualised approach to carbohydrate in Type … Continue reading

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Dr.Troy Stapleton – I Manage My Type 1 Diabetes By Eating LCHF

Another must watch video. Low carb high fat not just for type two diabetics. Eddie

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