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Re: [IP] high fat foods...MY opinion

I'm right there with you! :-) It slows the absorption of the carbs way
down and causes some insulin resistance, which suggests that timing of
boluses should be adjusted.

Humans have no mechanism to convert dietary fat into glucose. Stored fat
(aka adipose tissue) can be turned into energy in the form of ketones,
and the glycerol molecules from the fatty acids get converted to glucose
in the liver (doesn't provide much), however, this is during times of
starvation/fasting etc and doesn't happen *when* you eat the fat.
Dietary fat is stored very soon after ingestion (some of it is used
immediately for energy to store the fat).

Take care, Kerri - IP Parents-of-Pumpers chat host and mom of Shannon
(email @ redacted 11/96, pumping email @ redacted 11/99, pumping email @ redacted 8/03 and loving
it!), and her 7 siblings  :-)

Sara SP said:

I know there are "some" on this list who disagree, but it is MY firm
based on almost 11 years of pumping, that high fat food does NOT require
insulin, it simply requires better TIMED insulin.  Fat slows down the
 absorption of carbohydrates, but does NOT, in itself, have a
significant effect
blood sugar

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