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[IPk] RE: ip-uk-digest V2 #922 - variable insulin resistance etc



Hi Heather,

This is good advice, but I can't see how to start doing it!

Cheers,

Pat
In message <email @ redacted>, Heather Ayson
<email @ redacted> writes
>Pat,
>
>Just to be different from the others who are suggesting exercise, I'd
>start with your diet.  Perhaps just go back to basics with regards
>to food.  Just make a change by having breakfast, then try for better
>foods.   Perhaps treat yourself to pre packaged meals with carbs
>labelled.  I know how weary the weariness is. 
>
>Another thought is,  because of the weight increase have you increased
>your basel rate?
>
>We look forward to hearing of the improved "Pat".  Don't worry, you'll
>get there.
>
>Heather  Iddm 44 years, DTron - 4 years
>
>Pat wrote:
>
>>There are a whole bundle of things contributing to, and resulting from
>>the worse control, and I just don't know where to start. >a) increased
>weight (up a stone) >b) cycling chest infection and severe asthma (only
>since August) >c) decreased exercise (never a big one for getting out of
>my chair, me, >and the pilates class folded ....) >d) steroids to treat
>asthma and cortisone to treat trigger finger >e) weariness meaning that I
>don't have the energy to sort this >f) weariness also means I eat worse -
>I tend not to eat breakfast, lunch >is salad or soup (depending on
>season), and most calories are in the >evening.  Worse food is just so
>much easier to cook, and so much more >comforting!
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Pat Reynolds
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