The desire to move, to change, to grow, to learn is sometimes unquenchable. No matter what the experience, clarity comes with time. "If You Plant A Seed Today, It Won't Grow By Tomorrow. But If You Water And Feed It Everyday, Eventually You Will See The Flowers!" - Victoria Uzzell
Sugar is everywhere in the modern world, but do we really know the affect of sugar on our bodies or our minds? How much is too much sugar in the American diet? We discuss how the food industry is trying to deceive the consumer and how it's far too easy for most people to consume too much daily sugar.
These people are dedicated to spreading knowledge about low carb for diabetes management. They work tirelessly as doctors, nurses, professors, researchers and community-builders. Thank you to each of these people, and the many more who are not listed here, for your work as a "Low Carb Diabetes Influencer."
We've been told by advertisers that we're too busy to cook fresh meals. We've believed that convenience foods are in our best interest. We've been tricked. Large food corporations are funding our medical organizations with sponsorships. What happens if we DON't buy into that? What can we do instead?
In the third and final part of of our interview with Dr. Richard K. Bernstein, we discuss the autoimmune issues that he and his family experience, his view of the "low carb battle" we are waging and the interview wraps up with his favorite and most dramatic subject.
Part two of our interview with Dr. Richard K. Bernstein. We discuss stress, exercise, overeating, the role of amylin, and more. Find out what Dr. B enjoys for stress relief.
Lisa of diaVerge.com conducted an hour long in-person interview with Dr. Richard K. Bernstein. Read about her experience and an interview excerpt on how we can help Dr. B continue his practice and spread his knowledge and research. Full interview to be posted later this week.
There are many factors that influence blood glucose spikes. Here we look at a few of those factors and how they can often work together to create unexpectedly hight blood glucose levels.
How does fruit affect your blood glucose control? Should you be eating it? What about the nutrients in fruit? The guide to Dr. Bernstein's recommendations regarding fruit.
I stopped at Whole Foods Market for the first time in years. What I found was overwhelming, beautiful, and expensive... but I did also find a few items I've been wanting to try. Here is my review of Lily's Chocolate, Epic Meat Bars and GimMe Seaweed Snacks.
The morning of January 15th was unlike any other in my life. Convulsions and a BG of 19 mg/dL, which led to a pinched nerve in my neck and continuing symptoms. This severe hypoglycemia was not a result of low carb, as some would like to blame, but of exhaustion and making one bad decision.
Although protein isn't the main focus of LCHF, it's the most expensive. Here are a few ways that you can help to stretch your low carb grocery budget, while including the necessary protein. Do you practice all of these tips? What works best for you and your family?
There are many recommendations for the management of diabetes but low carb eating, along with modern medicine, is the best treatment to avoid long term diabetic complications. Listed here are at-a glance tips from Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Solution, to help maintain your best possible health with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
What's the difference between discipline and commitment? Which should you focus on and why? We discuss it all here, along with a brand new offer for personalized January coaching sessions.
Meet Ron, our third in a series of 6 low carb interviews. Ron is an athlete who runs 5 days per week and follows a very low carb (ketogenic) diet.
This is the second of 6 weekly low carb profiles of others who are following Dr. Bernstein's recommendations for diabetes management. We're asking their diabetic history, their thoughts/feelings about eating low carb, and what changes they've seen in their lives since switching how they eat. Everyone, meet Adam.
There's been more overt nastiness within the diabetes community. Let's agree to disagree. Let's focus on US and what our needs, motivations and goals are today. Let's realize that everyone is on this diabetes journey together. Let's be kind.
For each of the next 6 weeks, we'll feature an interview with a person with Type 1 Diabetes who follows Dr. Bernstein's plan for low carb eating and diabetes management. We're asking their diabetic history, their thoughts/feelings about eating low carb, and what changes they've seen in their lives since switching how they eat.
This is not just about low carb eating. Diabetes management includes insulin dosage and timing, along with a whole group of other factors. Here we discuss a few of Dr. Bernstein's recommendations for insulin therapy, and how these can be translated to use with rapid-acting insulin.
Is being a control freak really a bad thing? What if I say that i don't really "control" my Type 1 Diabetes, but because of my controlled diet and corresponding small amounts of insulin, T1 Diabetes is somewhat self-regulating? Absolutely impossible? Read more....