What to do when someone questions you about low carb eating? What do you say and does it even matter? Know your audience and approach it with ease, but in the long run, what you're doing is for you.
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
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.
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.
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.
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....
For weeks, I suffered from varying degrees of dizziness, body weakness, headache and confusion. I had trouble finding the right words and concentrating on my writing. I felt absolutely helpless.
Of course I was thinking my problems were really serious. I was convinced I had a brain tumor or degenerative neurological issue. SOMETHING had to explain the symptoms I'd been experiencing.