Blood sugar 4/13/14
Monday, April 14, 2014      6 comments

Everything was back to normal yesterday. I did not eat any higher carb foods. I did low-level exercise throughout most of the day, cleaning up at the barn, steam-cleaning and cleaning up our bedroom and walking with the dogs and the horse. ... Read more
4/12/14 blood sugar all over the place
Sunday, April 13, 2014      6 comments

I wish I knew exactly why, but can only guess why some of my blood sugars were so high today. Was it the fact that I did not move much this morning? Was it the fact that I had a large breakfast, incl. both an omelet with veggies and also a small... Read more
Good results after blood test for LADA (Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults)
Saturday, April 12, 2014      11 comments

After both my physician and a local diabetes educator expressed doubts that I am insulin-resistant, based on the fact that my weight and body fat % is in the normal range but my last A1c level was at 5.8 in spite of being on a low-carbohydrate d... Read more
4/10/14 blood sugars
Friday, April 11, 2014      5 comments

Nothing unusual today. 7 am 92 breakfast sausage and eggs, lettuce, nuts 11 am 94 snacks of nuts, cheese 2:30 pm 84 8:00 pm 93 dinner of ground beef, mushrooms, tomato paste, green beans 9:30 pm 124 9:50 pm 108 aver... Read more
Body fat % down significantly - thanks to blood sugar measuring!
Thursday, April 10, 2014      11 comments

I just had a body fat scan this morning and my body fat % is down to 18.3 percent from about 21% just over a month ago. This is by far the largest drop I have ever had in such a short time. Before I was working out much harder, this time I did e... Read more
4/9/14 blood sugar
Thursday, April 10, 2014      5 comments

6:30 am 94 10:15 am 104 breakfast (sausage, salad) 12:15 104 3:00 pm snack 3 tbsp. almond butter, 1 oz. cheese, decaf w/cream 5:00 pm 109 2 hours of walking 7:50 pm 88 8:30 pm dinner (ground beef with spinach) 9:50 pm 100 ... Read more
4/8/14 Blood sugars back in line
Wednesday, April 09, 2014      5 comments

Today my blood sugars were looking better again. The highest reading was after eating about 1 1/2 oz. of sugar-free chocolate. 8am 98 breakfast at 10 am sausage and eggs, decaf with cream 11:15am 103 1:00 pm 99 1:15 pm lunch 5... Read more
4/7/14 Did wheat screw up my blood sugar?
Tuesday, April 08, 2014      6 comments

I don't know for certain but I suspect so. The other possibility is that higher carb foods work cumulative and have a delayed effect. After the dinner two nights ago that included some wheat-based soy sauce my blood sugar yesterday was much high... Read more
Can type 2 diabetes be cured? Why it matters
Monday, April 07, 2014      8 comments

The answer I got at our local diabetes meeting was a certain and clear "No". I was told that type 2 diabetes can only be managed and at best the progress can be slowed down. Since I question everything that is presented to me as truth and d... Read more
4/6/14 blood sugar and another dinner out
Monday, April 07, 2014      8 comments

I was pushing the envelope a little today. I wanted to know what would happen if I went out to dinner at the same Chinese restaurant but ate a little bit more and had a little dark chocolate for dessert. This resulted in a blood sugar of 118 a l... Read more
A 4 minute explanation about sugar
Sunday, April 06, 2014      7 comments

For those that may not want to watch a 90 minute video on sugar, here is the short version, a great explanation in simple words. Please pass it on. ed.ted.com/lessons/sugar
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4/5/14 Bloodsugars and another dinner out
Sunday, April 06, 2014      4 comments

Tonight we went to a Chinese Restaurant and ordered chicken and green beans and beef with black bean sauce, peppers, mushrooms and onion. We skipped the white rice. To my surprise the blood sugar impact from the sugar in the sauce was very modes... Read more
4/4/14 A busy day- no time to exercise
Saturday, April 05, 2014      7 comments

Today was a very busy day. I had no time to exercise other than some dog walking. I had no time to cook much other than a few fried eggs so the rest was just grabbing things as I went. Blood sugars today were a little higher, probably becau... Read more
Blood sugar on 4/3/14 - dinner at Thai restaurant
Friday, April 04, 2014      7 comments

I've been busy today. My husband went to a conference for a few days and I did not have enough time for much eating or cooking. So breakfast was 2 cups of decaf with heavy cream. Lunch was a beef roast from a cafeteria near where I was during th... Read more
Blood sugar on 4/2/2014 - My tentative interpretations from one day
Thursday, April 03, 2014      2 comments

Now that I'm a virtual pro at using a glucometer I decided to see if I can lower my daily average blood sugar further. It consists of one morning (fasting) blood sugar, 3 pre-meal values and at least 3 post-meal values. I say at least three post... Read more

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