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Re: [IP] What don't you know, but wish you did? - The China Study



I just finished writing down the name and author, and then read your post!


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Doug" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 10:05 AM
Subject: RE: [IP] What don't you know, but wish you did? - The China Study


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> I typically avoid books that have declarative statements like this
>
> "Type 1 diabetes, one of the most devastating diseases that can befall a
> child, is
> convincingly linked to infant feeding practices."
>
> First Ive heard of the convincing link.  Rather than spend money on
> artificial pancreases we should just modify infant diets ...
>
> Puleese .......
>
> More interesting science from the book
>
> " I then noticed a research report from India that had some very
> provocative, relevant findings.
> Indian researchers had studied two groups of rats. In one group, they
> administered the cancercausing
> aflatoxin, then fed a diet that was composed of 20% protein, a level near
> what many of
> us consume in the West. In the other group, they administered the same
> amount of aflatoxin,
> but then fed a diet that was only composed of 5% protein. Incredibly, 
> every
> single animal that
> consumed the 20% protein diet had evidence of liver cancer, and every 
> single
> animal that
> consumed a 5% protein diet avoided liver cancer. It was a 100 to 0 score,
> leaving no doubt that
> nutrition trumped chemical carcinogens, even very potent carcinogens, in
> controlling cancer."
>
>
> Ill save you the trouble of reading the excerpt or buying the book
> In summary he states that ANY animal based food is the cause of ALL your
> problems.
> From Cancer to Diabetes...
>
>
> Shaking my head.....
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of dkug
> Sent: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 9:21 AM
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] What don't you know, but wish you did?
>
> Appearently none of you have read the book "The China Study" by T. Colin
> Campbell.  He backs up all his research with facts. It is an
> "Eye Opening" book,as well as an EZ read...I highly recommend it.
>
> David ,T1 1964, MM722 4yrs. and loving it.
> email @ redacted
>
>
>
>
> ________________________________
> From: RoseLea <email @ redacted>
> To: email @ redacted
> Sent: Wed, February 24, 2010 5:26:21 AM
> Subject: RE: [IP] What don't you know, but wish you did?
>
> Insulin Pumpers does not receive government grant money. The IP website 
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> not have pop-up advertising and there is no corporate provided content. 
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> you rely on the resources of
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> Pumpers and in turn support it. If you would like IP to continue providing
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> At 09:25 PM 2/23/2010, Paul Lehman wrote:
>> Well, I agree with everyone that Diabetes is about all aspects of life.
> What
>> I don't agree with is the opinions about the original post. The person 
>> did
>> not say their endo told her that diabetes is "just" about food. She
>> commented her endo said, "Diabetes is really about food". In spite of all
>> the ups and downs and ins and outs of life, body functions/disfunctions,
>> chemistry changes, weight changes, hormonal balances/imbalances,
>> sickness/wellness, etc., if we don't know the food value of what we eat 
>> we
>> are in a hell of a lot more trouble than if we do. I appreciate this
>> person's post and that it's NOT about endo's or what was typed about what
> an
>> endo said, it's about what will help us get along with this life disease
>> better...
>>  Why is it different everyday if you eat the same exact thing? What can 
>> we
>> do to regulate that difference? Why does rice shoot my bg so high, or 
>> even
>> Grape Nuts cereal when I take the exact dosage of insulin per carb ratio
> as
>> other types of foods and my BG is fine?
>> I get the feeling of elitism here on occasion, why not just put some good
>> comments instead commenting on what everyone already knows...that 
>> Diabetes
>> is a life disease.
>
> Paul, life is interesting with diabetes and the hormone changes of 
> menopause
> or monthly cycles.  And, it's not something you can say, well yesterday I
> ate
> such and such and took so many units and my bg afterwards is this much, 
> but
> today I just know my hormones are different and I need to take this much
> more
> or less to cover that same food.  Sometimes you can't possibly regulate 
> the
> difference because you have no control over the difference and you may not
> even know the difference is happening until you check your bg post meal.
> So,
> no I will never agree that diabetes is REALLY about food.  It's not.
> Diabetes
> is REALLY about LIFE and trying to control bgs in all LIFE situations not
> just
> FOOD situations.  The statement, "diabetes is really about food" assumes
> that
> food is the main culprit here, and it's not.  This is just one example. 
> The
> differences are not just food differences.  It's not just, Oh, I can count
> the
> carbs for my food, but for
> some weird reason grape nuts cereal doesn't fit the carb count right, so
> I'll
> just change my bolus for carbs when I eat grape nuts cereal.  If life were
> that simple, we'd all have A1cs in the 5-range.
>
> RoseLea
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