Mayo Clinic

Sheryl
By Sheryl Latest Reply 2008-07-16 11:44:22 -0500
Started 2008-07-15 13:38:04 -0500

I am new to this diabetes stuff and keep searching for alot of information and The Mayo Clinc has wonderful information.
Below is the link. I think you will find alot of information on this site.
www.mayoclinic.com/health/diabetes-diet/DA00116


7 replies

Dancehawk
Dancehawk 2008-07-16 08:17:26 -0500 Report

Another great site and is a sister site to here
www.diabetic-diet-secrets.com
plus check out Amys to. all 3 work very well together and really fill in where the other lets off.
Diabetic secrets breaks down food for us in the book and has some very very helpful topics.
The book has helped me get into my 90s on my sugar, and working to go to 80s woot!
Also it is written by one of our folks from this site, his name is Toma.
Great source of information and he is working very very hard to help us all.
Amy is another gem, you must check out her site and become a member there too.
So combine these 3 ites and your set!!!!
huggles
Catherine

seawolf1944
seawolf1944 2008-07-16 10:24:36 -0500 Report

Hello Sheryl, Thanks for the information on the Mayo Clinic link. I will try to check it out this week, Even though,I have been a type2 for six years,Im still trying tolearn more about diabetes every day,Again,Thank You.

Sheryl
Sheryl 2008-07-16 11:44:22 -0500 Report

I am new to all this myself. My Dr hasn't called me 'diabetic' but I'm sure I am. She took the 2 hr glucose tolerance test and said that my glucose rose but it came right back down so she hasn't given me any meds, no dietician advice, kinda on my own.
I found the Mayo Clinic and actually feel I'm getting good information rather then an 'opinion'. I've been terribly confused by opinions and stuff on the web and I find May Clinic to be pretty good and up front.
Diabetes is not one size fits all I'm learning.
Gosh I'm 59 years old and have eaten whatever I've wanted to for many years now it's hard to comprehend that the food I've enjoyed could kill me! lol.
I can eat the same thing, as in left overs two days in a row and be low one time and high the next. So it really confuses me on the food choices. Ugh!

butterfly_8
butterfly_8 2008-07-16 07:52:59 -0500 Report

Hi Sheryl,
I tried your website and it was fantastic. I especially like the fact it has other diseases besides diabetics.I will definetly use it regularly.
Thanks.

Gabby
GabbyPA 2008-07-16 00:26:50 -0500 Report

This link is going into my favorites. There is a lot of great information in there. I read 4-5 articles already. One just kind of leads to another. There are also places where you can leave comments and ask questions. Very nice.

Elfin
Elfin 2008-07-15 13:56:30 -0500 Report

Thanks for the link. I was trained as a physical therapist at the Clinic in Rochester…many, many years ago. I didn't have a URL for it 'til now. They have good info on many many subjects. Thanks again Elfin

Sheryl
Sheryl 2008-07-15 14:39:44 -0500 Report

Your welcome, I find it very informative and it sorts out some of the confusion that's on the web.
Hope you find it helpful as well.

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