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8/21/18 9:55 P

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Sorry. Many people does not mean have more info then one. Many people have more barking then one, this is true. I do have my info, and I trust in it , more then in any one else.
The forum you gave link to called me troll. They all barked at me. They demanded I have to go away. So I did. I do not need any one bark at me. I simple need what I need, and I am very happy to have my info I can use.
I do proud to be The Troll. At least I am not one of them, Barking Homeless Dogs.

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8/21/18 9:34 P

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I just think that diabetes forums may have more people that are better informed and aware in the topics you are interested in (than in non diabetes chat rooms). Even if people don't agree with you, at least they may have a stronger knowledge base on diabetes than you may find elsewhere.

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8/21/18 8:42 P

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I use to be on some forums. I am different then members of forums. They all alike and I am different. I do have my opinion, and I do not use their brain. Probably they do not have one. So they are bore. And very abusive.

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8/21/18 8:23 P

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have you participated in any diabetes forums
check out
www.diabetesdaily.com/forum/

Edited by: SHERYLDS at: 8/21/2018 (20:23)
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8/21/18 2:06 P

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If your blood sugar level drops below about 2mmol/l, and stays there, you will enter a hypoglycaemic coma and die.
drmalcolmkendrick.org/2015/08/04/turning-d
iabetes-upside-down/

It is not correct. Coma is not every time ended with death. Just right regime of Insulin Therapy will return diabetic back to life.

"Which means that it is absolutely critical that this does not ever occur. In order to prevent this happening we have a hormone that keeps blood sugar from dropping this low. It is called Glucagon. It is produced in alpha-cells in the pancreas (right next to where insulin is produced). How does it work? Here is a short, standard, explanation from diabetes.co.uk:"
It is really easy to say that we have to do to prevent death, but really can we do it? The low blood sugar is part of recovery. High numbers cannot be reduced without dropping to low. It is important to understand when it is low sugar and have own plan hat to do. Really it is so interesting that with one out of ten Americans being diabetic there still only one crippled advice how to reverse low blood sugar: take two spoons of sugar or hard cant or cookies. Does it work? Not at all.

Of course, this statement from diabetes.co.uk is true. However, I would ask you to review ten of the words again, and think about them for a moment or two. ‘Glucagon is released in response to low blood glucose levels.’

Not true. Glucogon used by any body, diabetic or not as source of energy between meals. It does not mean that sugar in blood is very low. Also sugar can be high but diabetic type 2 being in coma.
Looks like author has no one idea what he or she is taking about.

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8/5/18 9:52 P

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o not look at others opinion, what diabetes type 2 is. I asked all my doctors, why I am diabetic type 2? What test they run to see it is DT2, not DT1 or LADA. No one clear answer. No one of them do know what is it and how to treat it.
I relay on my study. Diabetes of any type it is Gap between level of insulin in secretion, and level of insulin needed for healthy body function. If the gap is absent, meaning insulin secretion is right as it is needed, then there is no diabetes any type of it. When there is Gap then ether insulin secretion is limited, it is diabetes. Or it is too much insulin, overactive pancreas, then it is Alzheimer.
There are no types of Diabetes but stages. Depending on the size of gap we progress from being non diabetics to the final stage when we die because of insulin secretion no longer present, just "0".


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8/4/18 6:53 A

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I have seen differing opinions on what type 2 diabetes is and how to treat. Some believe simply loosing weight is what is required with type 2 diabetes, in order to avoid typical complications from such as blindness, nerve damage, limb amputation, etc.

There are studies also that looked at type 2 medications to see if the medicine prevents the typical type 2 complications. Here is an article that discusses what the ACCORD study found concerning type 2 medication.

drmalcolmkendrick.org/2015/08/04/turning-d
iabetes-upside-down/


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8/3/18 8:15 P

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When someone is ill or older, food choices become even more important. Lots more veggies, less starch and sugar. When it comes to edema, doing things to improve your circulation is critical. There are chair exercises. Talk to your doctor for advice on exercises. The more you do to help yourself, the more you can reverse the way things are going.

Don't compare yourself to your friends. Everyone is different.
If you are putting on weight, you need to figure out if you're eating more calories than you should be (especially if you aren't active), and the Right food choices. That's why you should be talking to a dietitian. They can give you the best advice on following a plan that is best for your needs.

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8/3/18 1:44 P

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It is easy to do when we are healthy. It is not possible to do when we are ill. I canceled my membership in Bally because very simple, I cannot dress by myself, or leave the home by myself. It was only %100 for all year! I kept it two years, and finally I have to give up. My membership was more then 10 years. I went to Bally three or four times weekly.
About eating habits. All the time all MD suggest to me weight lose surgery, why? Because I did have good health plan. I was size 1X and it was lose on me.
Another point about weigh is, we do have bones, and they are different in weight. We have water, and many of us have very severe edema, It is also weight.

It is not that we change or do not change eating choice. We are getting older, and deeper in health complications. It leads to weight change. Someone lost weight and survive. Other try to keep withing normal BMI and gone.
I am alive. I collected pounds, got to size 6X.
My friend lost 50 Lbs. She was really happy with her results. She gone now.

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8/3/18 1:16 P

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I am not a fan of weight loss surgery...I think that too many patients take the weight off in the beginning but put weight back on in time because they DON'T change their eating habits. To me, surgery is a last resort. I believe in a holistic approach to health. I think we should follow doctors prescriptions but also do Our work to eat healthy and exercise...because ultimately, we have the greatest impact on our bodies. We also need to be honest with ourselves. We need to balance what we want with what we need to be healthy.

best wishes to you



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8/3/18 10:51 A

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You are right, and I am 100% agree with you.
Why should I trust in MD if I do not?
In 2014 my health was so critical, I refused to go to any clinic..Why? They usually football me from one to another. I had good health plan, no Q? asked, they paid all. Why do I need to all those clinic and sit one hour after another? What do I have as a result? "You have to lose your weight!!!!!!!!!!!" So, I just stopped to go anywhere.
My man found clinic and he said he will go with me and do not let anyone to humiliate me. Really it worked. But most important part was a doctor. Her Q? Rise your hands was so unusual. Most unusual part was, I could not rise my hands.
She gave me Rx to Insulin. Then she confirmed her Rx one time after another till I got my first delivery. Now she stand with her Rx every time. So, I do have insulin even I am diabetic type 2. High dose. I dropped A1c from 9.4% down to 5%, and I am very very proud, happy, and thankful to MD.

I trust in my MD. But still, I refuse to follow her suggest to take weight loss surgery. I never will take it.

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8/3/18 10:38 A

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Yes, MD know what MD needs. It does not mean that it is good for me.

About Insulin. Why it is not first line treatment? It is really my point. If Insulin is first line then there would not be second. What about re-reimbursement from drug selling company? They need money our health plans pay.

In contrary when first line is life style modification, it is all diabetics in charge why he/she is ill. No responsibility of MD. When sugar still rising, it is all diabetic's problems. And it is ball in our court to improve our numbers.

Sorry, I do not bite it.
Interesting, why it is only for diabetics type 2 that life style is first line treatment? Why flu is not treated with life style intervention? Or dental treatment. Why do not stop what we eat and start to eat what is good for our teeth?

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8/3/18 10:37 A

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In today's world, I don't know how much either the doctor or the patient can trust the other party. It doesn't seem like 30 minute intervals is enough time to analyze how good the doctor is, or how reliable/truthful the patient is in following doctor's orders. I know too many people who judge a doctor by their bedside manner, not necessarily their expertise. If the patient hears what they WANT they have 'trust' in the doctor. From the doctor's perspective, trusting that a patient will FOLLOW a healthy lifestyle change, so that they don't need strong medication, is risky. Guidelines, set by the insurance company, limits their payouts. Drug companies encourage prescriptions for their profits. And the doctor is trying to protect himself and his business.

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8/3/18 10:15 A

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Insulin is not first line treatment for diabetes! There are many other ways to keep/get diabetes under control. Life style change being the first step. Diabetes affects every body system. Do NOT take it lightly! It is a very serious disease. Listen to the MD who knows you best.




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8/2/18 1:18 P

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www.medscape.com/viewarticle/898802?src=wn
l_mdplsnews_180720_mscpedit_wir&uac=16
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Guideline vs Physician: Which Do You Trust? by George D. Lundberg, MD
Guidance for Diabetics created by ADA. According to ADA A1c=7% for diabetics is normal. Also according to ADA to Rx insulin A1c must be >8,5%. Now the question is, why to let diabetes get out of easy control? Just Rx insulin as first line, and there is no complications, no fatalities.

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8/2/18 12:52 P

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shouldn't a doctor use the guidelines and then consider the individual patient?
Hopefully the doctor is qualified and up to date on the latest medical findings.

My question is...how many doctors are just following the Drug company's guidelines as the answer to everything? I know a doctor can't rely on a patient adopting a healthy lifestyle, but a lot of common issues do originate from bad diets and lack of exercise. Unfortunately you can't guarantee that a patient will improve their behavior and there is a lot of money to be made in the drug industry. A lot of patients think they can get better by filling up their medicine cabinet and just popping more pills?

Edited by: SHERYLDS at: 8/2/2018 (12:54)
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8/2/18 12:41 P

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Interesting choice, do I wish to MD follow rules and guidelines, or I prefer that MD use his own judgement?
When I take a look at guidance ADA publish for MD I understand why to get Rx on insulin is so difficult. But id ND follow his own choice, can I trust in him?


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