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Re: [IPk] hi pumpers donald

On Monday 22 October 2001 12:53, you wrote:
> >Having to be so strict with food means that
> >it can easily turn obsessive - which is the start of the slippery slope
> >towards a whole host of eating problems.
> Isn't that the reason they adopted "healthy eating" rather than "fixed
> carb" in the 1980's? They found that in practice it brought about a
> healthier outcome.

quite. But the problem with that is that healthy eating without carb counting 
may be better psychologically, but it can be disastrous for your BG levels!

> The newer rapid acting insulins and patient education seems to be tipping
> the scales back in favour of "variable carb variable insulin".

yes, and the DAFNE programme too is a big step in the right direction. Of 
course, it should have been implemented years ago....
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