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    We did the strips of paper in high school biology...

    We did the strips of paper in high school biology class. I was the only supertaster in the class. I do dislike bitter foods for the most part. I do get raised eyebrows when I describe the tastes...
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    If your blood sugar is 57, eat something. Low...

    If your blood sugar is 57, eat something. Low blood sugar starts and emergency response by the body that includes a jolt of adrenaline to make the liver dump sugar into the bloodstream quickly. You...
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    Dawn effect happens to everyone as a normal...

    Dawn effect happens to everyone as a normal circadian cycle. About an hour or two before you wake up your body goes through a wake up procedure that includes a release of glucose from the liver to...
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    He's using the European scale. Multiply by 18 to...

    He's using the European scale. Multiply by 18 to get the American scale. If you were tested in the morning Dawn Effect may be in play. It's the daily sugar dump from your liver into your...
  5. Thread: Pre diabetic

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    I have been type II diabetic for ten years. I...

    I have been type II diabetic for ten years. I know from experience that losing weight as a diabetic is just plain tough(I could use some saltier words). I added thyroid issues and it made it even...
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    No it isn't promising. It is what it is and I...

    No it isn't promising. It is what it is and I can't change it. I thought that getting diagnosed diabetic might give him a clue by four upside the head but it hasn't. He just looks for every cheat...
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    I haven't had time to do much reading on the...

    I haven't had time to do much reading on the niacin, so I apologize if I got it wrong. I just saw the part about stimulating a histamine response and itching and thought inflammation. He is 38...
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    Niacin for Cholesterol

    Hubby has mildly high cholesterol and he refused a prescription of statins. His doctor then prescribed high dose niacin and a baby aspirin 30 minutes before to prevent flushing. They started him...
  9. I was tested and I was deficient at a measurement...

    I was tested and I was deficient at a measurement of 21. For me taking vitamin D helped immensely I was nursing my son so I couldn't do the 50,000 units once a week for four weeks. I was put on...
  10. As someone who has been diabetic(type II) almost...

    As someone who has been diabetic(type II) almost ten years, the short answer is yes it can. Belly fat is part of metabolic syndrome, so are yeast infections, jock itch and athletes foot that don't...
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    It's not unusual for autoimmune problems to flare...

    It's not unusual for autoimmune problems to flare post pregnancy or appear for the first time post pregnancy. Pregnancy mildly suppresses the immune system and it comes bouncing back after the baby...
  12. I don't like the taste of coffee, but when I...

    I don't like the taste of coffee, but when I started having health issues I started drinking coffee just to be able to function. I still do two cups in the morning but that is it. I have drunk tea...
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    My daughter is reactive hypoglycemic and has been...

    My daughter is reactive hypoglycemic and has been since she was around 14. Both her father and I are diabetic, both at a fairly young age. The way I had it explained to me is that insulin...
  14. I have had three kids and I think how much a baby...

    I have had three kids and I think how much a baby cries is in large part temperment. I have had fairly mellow kids and they really only cried if they had a reason to cry. I have a a very very large...
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    I've been type II diabetic for nine years and low...

    I've been type II diabetic for nine years and low blood sugar will make you crave carbs and especially sweets. Normally my munchie foods are more salty and savory except when my blood sugar is off...
  16. The reason some women cannot lose weight while...

    The reason some women cannot lose weight while breastfeeding is hormones. I am a type II diabetic with hashimoto's, the point being that I see an endocrinologist. When I was nursing my son and...
  17. I'm still working on the overweight part but my...

    I'm still working on the overweight part but my motivation has very little to do with getting a bikini body. I do have health related issued from weight, high blood pressure and diabetes(which is...
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    I take synthroid and one of the first things my...

    I take synthroid and one of the first things my endocrinologist said was that if I didn't take it with a full 8oz glass of water that it could make me nauseous. After five years if I forget it can...
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    I'm not sure how much I can contribute at this...

    I'm not sure how much I can contribute at this point but I have been diabetic(type II) for nine years and on metformin for seven. I took insulin during my pregnancy. I am a fifth generation...
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    I breastfed 8wks(bad advice) with the first, one...

    I breastfed 8wks(bad advice) with the first, one year with the second and 20 months with the third(he had some pretty severe food issues). First especially when the baby is going through a growth...
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    Here in the Pacific Northwest red huckleberries,...

    Here in the Pacific Northwest red huckleberries, salmonberries, thimbleberries, blackcaps, salal, oregon grape, blackberries and wild blueberries all grow wild here. Blackberries are by far the most...
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    I feel your misery. I had morning sickness all...

    I feel your misery. I had morning sickness all day for eight months with both my daughters. I lost 15lbs apiece in the first trimester with both. I struggled to gain weight the entire pregnancy. ...
  23. She looks like she has a very slender build as...

    She looks like she has a very slender build as well. My son is 7 and we've struggled to get him to gain weight. He was a butterball as long as we were nursing(until he was 20 months). After that...
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    I'm a seamstress who specializes in hard to fit. ...

    I'm a seamstress who specializes in hard to fit. What you are looking for are clothes that are labeled 'athletic cut'. Athletic cut has a narrow waist and broad shoulders and I believe a bit more...
  25. I'm in the US in Washington state near the...

    I'm in the US in Washington state near the Canadian border. The weather here is gray and rainy most of the year(I don't live that far from where Twilight was set). The doctors here pretty much...
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