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Re: [IPk] Bernstein's book


That's exactly what I thought as I was reading his book.

To me it is a very tough regime.  So I have not attempted it, but it has 
worked wonders for some (admittedly most type 2ers).


>From: John Neale <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: Re: [IPk] Bernstein's book
>Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2001 16:25:19 +0200
>Abigail -
>I have no direct experience of very low carb diets. But it would appear
>that it works for some and not for others. We are all built differently. If
>it works for you - great! If it doesn't, there are many other ways to run
>one's diabetes.
>Since one of the benefits of pumping is to match your insulin to your carb
>intake with some precision and flexibility, if you're not eating much carb
>the benefits of the pump would perhaps be reduced.
> >I've just glanced through diabetes solutions. Bernstein's regime seems to
> >have very impressive results but you'd need some discipline to stick to 
> >( 6g CHO at breakfast 12g at lunch and dinner. Only 2 tbsp of milk and no
> >tomatoes!!)
> >It would be interesting if a large scale well  conducted trial took 
> >He doesn't have anything good to say about pumps though
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