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Re: [IP] Back from the endo

It all gets switched to pyruvate in the end. ( Now proteins would really 
complicate matters because of the amino acids, but that's a different 
subject, having to do with the Adkins Diet.)  The thing about carbs and 
fats in combination is that there's a race going on to see what gets 
burned first. With a very limited amount of fat in the diet, 
carbohydrates win and then we can bolus in a predictable (and easy) 
way.  Add fat, like pizza, and you've effectively tripped one of the 
contestants in the race - the carbs - and we have to use an extended 
bolus, and often a lot of guesswork to get good results.

Lipid panel is due at the next appointment!  Without a lot of carbs in 
the diet, fats do get metabolized. Excess carbs, on the other hand, get 
turned into triglycerides which feed fat cells and create insulin 

Denise Br.
On 4/7/2014 1:29 PM, Susan Lane wrote:
> 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:
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