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Re: [IP] Back from the endo



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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