A reason to smile..they are SLOWLY starting to catch on

Jibber Jabber
By Jibber Jabber Latest Reply 2015-02-22 09:18:49 -0600
Started 2015-02-21 20:49:33 -0600

19 replies

Cherokeemaiden 2015-02-22 09:02:00 -0600 Report

It is so sad that our medical profession is so far behind the times. Atkins was one of the few that was ahead of his time, and thank the good Lord for that. I was doing the low carb diet, but my numbers weren't coming down. I read the post about the Keto diet, and have tried that for the past few days and I must say I am very happy with the results. Yesterday my highest reading all day was 112, and this morning my fasting BG was 100! It has never been 100 after a fast…usually it ranged from 140 or higher. So I am really excited about this way of eating. Now to see if the scales start dropping too.

valentine lady
valentine lady 2015-02-22 09:00:06 -0600 Report

Hi Jib Jab,
I didn't' know this high carb diet was even reccomended by some of the medical staff. This is horrible. Good find and good you brought it to light.. Thanks, VL

Pegsy 2015-02-22 08:11:41 -0600 Report

SLOWLY being the key word. I got into a full blown argument with the dietitian that my doctor sent me to see at the local hospital. A very "old school" young lady. There is NO WAY that I will consume the ADA recommended diet. I would go broke on meds and destroy what remains healthy in my body in the process. Our so called medical profession need to catch up, and fast!

Jibber Jabber
Jibber Jabber 2015-02-22 08:55:32 -0600 Report

They hate it when you give them "lip"…but we all have to..maybe just maybe if they get enough people saying NO they will start looking into why…

Sopies Grandma
Sopies Grandma 2015-02-22 06:51:53 -0600 Report

This past September when I was discharged from the hospital I was put on a 60 carb per meal. I weighted 125. I trusted that they knew what they were talking about. I now weight 170. I have cut those carbs down to 60 per day, I hope to lose some of this weight. Hope it works

valentine lady
valentine lady 2015-02-22 09:10:03 -0600 Report

Hi grandma,
I'm so sorry this big weight gain has happened to you. A good LOW CARB, high protein diet will do you wonders. Your weight will come off and you'll be back in your size 10's again
Hugs., VL

Jibber Jabber
Jibber Jabber 2015-02-22 09:18:49 -0600 Report

Low carb..adequate protein…remember some of the protein we eat turns to glucose…so keeping it reasonable will have a better impact on your Glucose levels…a 6-8 oz steak…good…a 16 oz steak…not so good…

Jibber Jabber
Jibber Jabber 2015-02-22 07:11:42 -0600 Report

So sorry (sad face)…I was told much the same thing…I just couldn't wrap my mind around it…it didn't make sense to me…but I still tried it their way for about 5/6 weeks…then I went rouge Not a soul around me was happy about it…not my doctor..when I "spoke back" to him about things…not my family…and my hubby was concerned when he saw me eating "unhealthy" foods everyday…I thank God that my family expressed their concerns and then STEPPED BACK. Acknowledging that I was an adult..and needed to make my own decisions…and my hubby started seeing smiles on my face every time I tested my BG…so I won him over very fast..

Sopies Grandma
Sopies Grandma 2015-02-22 07:22:49 -0600 Report

Its so surprising that the people we are suppose to trust with our lives give us such bad advice. I really miss my size 10 jeans.

Jibber Jabber
Jibber Jabber 2015-02-22 08:58:43 -0600 Report

It is not really their fault…it really isn't…they know what they have been taught…the problem is they were taught wrong…I do know a man who is type 2 that takes no meds and can eat a slice or two of bread a day…God only knows why…but he can..of corse his A1C is 6.4, which is unacceptable in my realm of existence…but even if HE ate all of the grains they told him to eat he would need to start taking meds again…the advice is just bad…

Jarney 2015-02-22 02:21:06 -0600 Report

In my first diabetes training class the magic number for carbs was 15 grams. I was assessed at the end of class for 3 units of carbs a meal! That was 6 years ago. Within 6 months of this diet I developed yeast infections. I was just diagnosed last December as a chronic yeast infection sufferer. I am eliminated carbs from my daily intake. Within 3 - 6 months I will be yeast infection free! My husband can't wait!!!

Jibber Jabber
Jibber Jabber 2015-02-22 07:23:54 -0600 Report

45 grams of carbs per meal…that is more than I eat in a day…and eat some green leafy veggies!!!!!..They have very few carbs..

haoleboy 2015-02-21 21:18:28 -0600 Report

sometimes miracles do happen

Jibber Jabber
Jibber Jabber 2015-02-21 21:57:40 -0600 Report

It just makes me profoundly sad when I think about how many diabetics were victims of this "experiment"…and I thank God everyday that I have been gifted with the ability to go against the grain..and not give a hoot what anyone thinks…took me a while to get there..but I am there..

Pegsy 2015-02-22 08:15:14 -0600 Report

I believe that I am one of those victims of this experiment. The sad thing is that my instincts told me this was wrong but I followed it anyway because they were the experts, not me. Now I get to pay the price for that for the rest of my life.

Jibber Jabber
Jibber Jabber 2015-02-22 09:04:53 -0600 Report

sad face…but always remember…you DID figure it out..so many more didn't…and actually ended up dead because of it…there IS a silver lining…and NEVER stop talking about your experiences with people…because in everything bad there is good..and because of the experience YOU have had..maybe you can help just one person avoid the issues you have had…That is why I am so out spoken on certain things..I don't try to PUSH my ways down anyone's throat..BUT I do tell everyone that will listen about my experiences..

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