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Re: [IP] I give up



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-----Original Message-----
From: Sheila Sweat <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: Friday, April 09, 1999 5:28 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] I give up


>Certified Diabetes Educator and Your Mileage May Vary I do believe
>
>footprnt wrote:
>
>> I give up too......what is a "CDE"   and "YMMV"??
>> Tom
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Sheila Sweat <email @ redacted>
>> To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
>> Date: Friday, April 09, 1999 11:22 AM
>> Subject: Re: [IP] I give up
>>
>> >Fran,
>> >     I was just told by a friend who thought he was being treated fro a
>> heart
>> >problem that he is type two to limit his carbs to 30g's a day.  He is
not
>> >overweight. But according to his doctorand I don't quite understand all
of
>> this but
>> >do support my friend- the ciculating insulins release is basically off
and
>> lower
>> >carbs is better for him.  My CDE just told me that in a way it is easier
>> being type
>> >1 because insulin and carbs are easier to control that way.  I have
trouble
>> but
>> >maybe it isn't as common to have the difficulties as not for type 1's
and
>> of course
>> >some of us type1's take on characteristics of type 2 when we gain weight
I
>> was
>> >told. DM just is so hard to deal with no matter what type you have and
yes
>> YMMV but
>> >we can do it.  By the way all who are interested my CDE said there is a
>> book
>> >dealing with the differences in handling carbs as a type two and all the
>> other
>> >things going on.  we all need to stick together the support is nec to us
>> all. But
>> >each situation is individual and we cannot know how it is for someone
else
>> but we
>> >can relate and try to be understanding because those who don't live with
>> diabetes
>> >trully don't have a clue and many times have been misinformed or
>> haven'tbeen keep
>> >up to date on the lastest info.  Hang in there all you pumpers out
>> there!Sheila
>> >
>> >Fran Baumgartner wrote:
>> >
>> >> Kim,
>> >>
>> >> Please don't give up on this list.  At times I have felt the same way,
>> but then
>> >> I shake myself and get rid of that thought.  This list has given me
far
>> to much
>> >> as far as support and great suggestions when I've run into problems.
I
>> can't
>> >> stress this enough, but on this list you must take everything with a
>> grain of
>> >> whatever.  Meaning the YMMV is very crucial, for this disease is so
>> different
>> >> for each of us.
>> >>
>> >> For example.  I read about people eating pizza, cheese cake, and how
>> quickly
>> >> humalog hits them and I think "I wish".  For me humalog hits my system
>> after
>> >> about an hour to an hour and a half.  I eat pizza or cheese cake and I
am
>> >> paying for it for two days.  Oh and the breakfast cereal.  I love
>> breakfast
>> >> cereal, but they make for a really lousy day.  Thank goodness I am
half
>> asleep
>> >> until about 8:00 a.m. so I can't too depressed about not eating
breakfast
>> >> cereal.  :-)  Point being, it's different for each of us.  We need to
>> find what
>> >> works best for us and then with that information to the best we can to
>> stay in
>> >> those limits.  For me it's a choice.  Pizza, feel lousy, vegetables
and
>> feel
>> >> good.  Sure sometimes I choose Pizza, but not too often.
>> >>
>> >> I wanted to address the carb issue and please what I am about to write
is
>> >> coming from my heart and only intended to give you something else to
>> think
>> >> about.  I have found what works best for me is staying on a very low
carb
>> >> intake.  My blood sugars do great.  The minute I introduce 20 plus
carbs
>> in a
>> >> meal I end up with a bs in a higher range ruining my nice slightly
bumpy
>> >> horizontal line.  In turn eating less carbs I don't use as much
insulin
>> but I
>> >> also have more stable blood sugars.  So this is a choice I make that
>> works for
>> >> me.
>> >>
>> >> Kim, thank you for having the courage to share your story.  I hope
what I
>> have
>> >> written as well as several others have been helpful to you and
encouraged
>> you
>> >> to hang on to the list.
>> >>
>> >> Fran B.
>> >> Type I 36 years dx 3
>> >>
>> >> Kim Hughes wrote:
>> >>
>> >> > To everyone on the digest (at least to those to offer criticism)
>> >>
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