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Re: [IP] protein and insulin

If you are waiting for the loop to close, then I hope you have a book or two 
to read until it does..   The pump is the best thing to come along in a long 
time.  I think it is time to buy yourself a new book. :)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Yolleck" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 6:56 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] protein and insulin

> Hundreds of millions wasted in DCCT demonstrated that Joslin was correct 
> in his
> approach. Pumps are ok but when will the loop get closed?
> BlackBerry service provided by Nextel
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Janette Dunn" <email @ redacted>
> Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 09:48:43
> To:<email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IP] protein and insulin
> David said
> ":Insulin is not required to digest anything. However, much protein is
> actually
> converted into glucose (Joslin's 1959 edition of his diabetic manual says 
> 58
> percent if memory serves) such that insulin is required for its 
> metabolism."
> David, I wouldn't be convinced that advice from Joslin in 1959 is going to
> be
> acurate in terms of dealng with Diabetes/ iIsulin Pumps and occasional 
> large
> amounts of Protein.
> What you are hearing is real life individual experiences with BGs after
> consuming
> large amounts of protein.  Check the recommended dietary advice for T1's 
> in
> 1959
> and Insulin regime's 45+ years ago.  There were no pumps; no fast
> acting analogue insulins and certainly  a very restricted dietary regime 
> ...
> Warm Regards,
> Janette
> T1 37 years
> Pumping 4+ years
> Disetronic, now Animas .
> .
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