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Re: [IPk] Immune system and DM



Helen

Just noticed seos email, I have also tried exclusion and wheat seems to be a 
prob for me.
They have excluded coeliac.

It could very well be a food intolerance

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Seos Ni Niallain" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, July 10, 2006 10:03 PM
Subject: RE: [IPk] Immune system and DM


> Hi Helen
>
> Have had similar in the past. All sorts of tests (including glandular 
> fever/ME), nothing substantial emerged. I tried cutting out a lot of 
> things. I've more or less eliminated dairy from my diet and try to have as 
> much soya as poss. I tried cutting out wheat. Still the problem continued. 
> Finally dawned on me (a chance comment by a friend when I said how ill I 
> felt after Miso soup) that yeast was the culprit. My immune system now 
> very much on the up and up, and don't suffer digestion problems/joint 
> aches/regular bouts of illness in the way that I used to.
>
> so for me a combination of the above helped, but most dramatically the 
> elimination of yeast.
>
> I'd be interested to know if this is fairly common amongst diabetics - 
> have noticed postings from a number of coeliac sufferers.
>
> Hope you source your problem soon.
>
> Seos
>
>
>>From: email @ redacted
>>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>>To: email @ redacted
>>Subject: [IPk] Immune system and DM
>>Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2006 16:48:18 EDT
>>
>>Hi all
>>Been awol again as I have been busy (in process of moving house) but  also
>>been ill. Briefly, tired, nauseous, washed out, hot and cold,  catching
>>  everything going, and even a cold can floor me. This has been going on 
>> for some
>>time.
>>(Months?) Pain in joints and spells of swollen  glands, sore throats now a
>>horrible chest infection. On top of all this,  terrible candidiasis 
>>despite
>>various treatments. Anyway, went to docs.  Thought it could either be
>>  heart/liver/kidney related. Did tests including ECG. This was fine. But 
>> blood
>>tests,
>>  repeated again, showed my immune system is shot and there is 
>> inflammation in my
>>body, but we don't know why  or where. He is ordering more tests, 
>>including
>>  toxoplasmosis, lyme disease and for something called cytomegalovirus 
>> (sp?). He
>>  said treatment for first two is unpleasant but necessary. Treatment for 
>> third,
>>nothing but  take echinacea every day and hope. He also said it could all 
>>be
>>related to  the diabetes and a whole system thing. I would like to know if
>>anyone has  any expereince of this before? Effects on BG's are awful, as
>>  expected. I am sick of being sick! Had ME some years ago but it was 
>> nothing
>>compared
>>to this.
>>Any info gratefully received!
>>Helen
>>type 1 32 years
>>.
>
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