Originally Posted by Sara A I recently came across a website for a device that treats diabetes...and thought, "what do I have to loose?"...so I went ahead and bought one. So, for the past couple months I have been using the Diabmedic device everyday. I have been in the early stages of diabetes, having been diagnosed last year. I have had many of the common symptoms, including near constant thirst, frequent hunger, a need to pee a lot, regularly developing pains in various parts of my body, fatigue, and an ever
I'm getting a little better each day.
Three weeks in, and I had my lowest-ever fasting number today: 118.
And then before lunch today I was 109. I think the Met is finally kicking in, but I've also taken my carbs down to very low levels - about 25 per day. I don't know if I can sustain that forever.
I do need to kick up the exercise a notch; that would probably allow me a few more carbs.
Back to the doctor this coming Monday.
Originally Posted by PINK This is a delicious low carb peanut brittle that is not grainy. If you break it up into 29 pcs it comes to about 10 gr. carbs per piece.
Low Carb Peanut Brittle
1 cup Splenda Sugar Blend
1 cup Splenda
1/2 cup water
1 stick butter (not oleo or margarine) 1 stick= 1/4 lb, also 4 oz, also 8 Tablespoons.
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1-2 c dry roasted peanuts ( I prefer some salt, so add a little salt
Lost another 5 lbs. this week, so that brings my 2-week total to 12 lbs. I know this will slow down, but I'm enjoying it while I got it!
I ate 4 measly strawberries last night and this morning, and my blood sugar did not like it. Come on! This is what's so frustrating about this disease. I'm going to try eating them in the middle of the day, as I definitely seem to do best at that time. And maybe 3, instead of 4.
Tonight I'm making chicken cacciatore, with tomatoes and chicken broth. Usually I would eat this over rice, but I guess I'm eating it by itself! I can make some spinach, I suppose. Yuck.