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RE: [IP] Back from the endo



I disagree with your doctor about the statins, which are good a reducing
cholesterol, but can cause devastating nerve damage, which is bad for
diabetics

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> Date: Mon, 7 Apr 2014 11:29:22 -0700
> Subject: Re: [IP] Back from the endo
> From: email @ redacted
> To: email @ redacted
>
> High fat diet.  Is that really the way to go?  I can't see how that would
> be healthy for anyone, especially diabetics as fat tends to make us insulin
> resistant.  Your doctor thinks this is the way to go?  Susan
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 11:22 AM, d-d <email @ redacted> wrote:
>
> > I am so happy. The upper limit of the normal range for A1C's at my doc's
> > office is 6.5 and I got 6.4. :-) It's also a new record for me. :-) I can
> > 'blame' this on a combination of things:  t-slim, Dexcom and a
> > low-carbohydrate, high fat diet with no wheat.
> >
> > We discussed statins and Dr. B is a big fan of using statins.  He went
> > over the results of a fairly extensive UK study with 10,000 people, half
on
> > statins and half on placebos.  There were lots of the placebo group who
> > reported side effects of statins, which can be interpreted as
> > it's-all-in-your-head type thing.  Regardless, I can stop taking my
statins
> > for a couple of weeks this summer, before my next appt., and we'll see if
> > that does anything to my cholesterol levels!
> >
> > Denise Br.
> > t-slim, Dex G4, low-carb and wheat free
> > .
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