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Re: [IP] Dietary concerns

Just out of curiosity has your husband ever had any breathing problems?


--- On Sat, 4/19/08, Jamie Naessens <email @ redacted> wrote:

> From: Jamie Naessens <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] Dietary concerns
> To: email @ redacted
> Date: Saturday, April 19, 2008, 9:26 AM
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> Although I'm T1, my husband has just been dx as T2.
> Unlike most T2s, he's on
> the thin side, and tends to lose too much weight. He's
> always had to work to
> maintain a healthy weight, and did so by eating a lot -
> carbs included.
> All the info I've found re T2 seems to focus on the
> importance of weight loss,
> which of course isn't his problem. He's always had
> a heavy reliance on carbs
> and higher fats (due to high BG, he has higher LDL too).
> He's not on meds yet though, although the dr said he
> will be. The doctor is
> waiting for the results of the A1C before she will
> prescribe anything at all.
> So we're doing this entirely au natural, trying to
> reduce the carbs/fat as
> best we can. Despite this his BGs tend to range 180 - 300,
> but tending to
> stick in the 220-ish area.
> What can I do to reduce his carb and fat intake, and still
> give him what his
> metabolism requires so that he doesn't lose weight? Any
> resources you can
> point me to?  Suggestions?
> Thanks for any help on this one.
> Jamie
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