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  1. I believe you have made the most important point...

    I believe you have made the most important point that can be made...I woke up the other morning with a fasting blood sugar of 86. I had worked out hard the night before and the following day my high...
  2. Sorry it took so long to report my blood work. ...

    Sorry it took so long to report my blood work. Life got in the way. Bottom line is my Dr. told me that if he did not know my history he would not think I was diabetic. So here are my results...
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  3. Been I while since I posted, so if anyone is...

    Been I while since I posted, so if anyone is still keeping track of this thread, I thought I would give a brief update.

    With the exception of yesterday morning, the last 4 days have shown...
  4. I have started routinely IF until about 1145am. ...

    I have started routinely IF until about 1145am. My morning blood sugar is usually between 105 to 115, so not terrible but not great (better than the mid to high 120 I had when starting this...
  5. The fat, carb and protein amounts I am using for...

    The fat, carb and protein amounts I am using for my goal is based on Mark's book The Primal Blueprint. Specifically Chapter 3, page 91 and Chapter 8 page 228-229. According to the book, 50-100g of...
  6. Good news. After a couple of weeks eating...

    Good news. After a couple of weeks eating Primal, my blood sugars were so good, I quit taking my Metformin. I have been off of it for about 5 weeks now and highest BS has been 146 (1 hr after...
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    Well put! If you try for a head shot and miss -...

    Well put! If you try for a head shot and miss - squirrel get away and you have a better chance at a clean miss. If you miss a body shot, and hit a leg, then you get an injured squirrel running...
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    If you can't find friends or family that hunt...

    If you can't find friends or family that hunt another option besides the hunting tours, also look into hunting guides in your area. I am not sure, but if you explain what you are interested in...
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    You seem to have two of the basics completed -...

    You seem to have two of the basics completed - hunters safety course and a firearm to use. As you and others have stated the area you hunt and type of game you hunt will be a challenge to a degree. ...
  10. I am curious if you asked your Dr. about the VAP...

    I am curious if you asked your Dr. about the VAP cholesterol test to see if you do have the large fluffy LDL particles? I too am a type II diabetic and will be going in to get my labs done soon. ...
  11. Thread: Venison burger?

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    It has been said above, but adding lard,...

    It has been said above, but adding lard, bacon/bacon fat, or ground beef/pork will all help make it last longer and easier to cook. Get online and look up recipes for Hamburger soup, chilli, tacos,...
  12. It is amazing to me that this "primal" eating...

    It is amazing to me that this "primal" eating plan has worked so fast for me also. Like you, it only took about a month and I saw better glucose readings throughout the day. As this thread was...
  13. I lost 40+ lbs in 3 months when I first was...

    I lost 40+ lbs in 3 months when I first was diagnosed with diabetes (starting at 265 lbs). Using a conventional diet and LOTS of walking - at the fastest pase I could manage (3-5 miles a night). In...
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    About 6 years ago I weighed 265 lbs and doing...

    About 6 years ago I weighed 265 lbs and doing squats was terribly painful. Using CW and watching my diet, I lost the 40 lbs by walking a LOT and watching what I was eating. By following the paleo...
  15. I have noticed that on the mornings that my...

    I have noticed that on the mornings that my sugars are high and I have my 'bullet proof coffee', that within an hour or so my sugars drop, usually to the 90s. So, in short, I think what you are...
  16. My initial A1C in Jan 2006 was 11.2. My A1C in...

    My initial A1C in Jan 2006 was 11.2. My A1C in September this year was 6.3 (down from 6.4 in March - low of 4.8 in Sept 2006). At my appointment this morning my diabetes counselor checked my BP...
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    My main concern had to do with CW and my...

    My main concern had to do with CW and my diabetes. His book helped me feel better about the switch to Paleo concerning blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol. Still not sure I buy it all, but...
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    Good Calories. Bad Calories

    My wife found the book Good Calories. Bad Calories. by Gary Taubes at the local library. Mr Taubes did 7 years of research for the book and supports the Paleo diet. The bibliography is 66 pages in...
  19. Today is 15 days in since my first post and 5...

    Today is 15 days in since my first post and 5 weeks eating Paleo. I will see my counselor in two hours so we will see what she has to say. My blood surgars have risin a little in the last week, 107...
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    Are you working out in the gym or at home? If...

    Are you working out in the gym or at home? If you are at the gym, one suggestion that has worked for me in the past is to warm up with 20 min or so on the treadmill or orbital trainer. Using those...
  21. Karma, I really appreciate the information you...

    Karma,
    I really appreciate the information you have given. Dr. Kresser's link was very informative but my computer did not want to down load Episode 73 but I will work on that. I am hoping to take...
  22. Well it has been 7 days since I first posted my...

    Well it has been 7 days since I first posted my question to the masses. To summarize; By using Grok's eating guidelines, I had stabilized my blood sugars but my morning fasting sugars were running...
  23. I agree that generally quitting cold turkey would...

    I agree that generally quitting cold turkey would be a bad idea. I made the decision to do so for 3 specific reasons; 1) I am on a very low dose for both meds, 2) my Dr. put me on the cholesterol...
  24. I have not tried them yet but I had thought of...

    I have not tried them yet but I had thought of them. Right now I figure I am making progress and am not having any major cravings so I will hold off and use the Fruits and berries as a treat.
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  25. Yes, she is not real happy with my diet decision...

    Yes, she is not real happy with my diet decision - she is a vegetarian and a firm believer in CW - but she is a very nice lady and is willing to let me do this until I get my labs done in February. ...
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