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Carbohydrates

Updated 21 weeks ago
Another Blow to the "Saturated Fat Is Bad" School of Thought
Mar 21, 2014 | 
Research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine and reported on by The New York Times, says that sugary foods and excess carbohydrates, not saturated fat, are the main culprits in the build-up of artery-clogging particles.
Life With Type 2: The Caveman's Gift
Feb 17, 2014 | 
The Neanderthals--Homo sapiens neanderthalensis--entered popular imagination more than 160 years ago when their remains were first discovered in Germany's Neander Valley (thal in German).
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Why Do We Crave Carbohydrates?
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We’ve all heard a lot of discussion about low carbohydrate diets and whether they are effective for weight loss and blood sugar control.. What most of us do not understand, however, is how diabetes affects the way that we process carbs. Beta cells make more than insulin: they also make another satiety hormone: amylin. If we are beta-cell deficient, then we are amylin-deficient as well. When the amylin hormone is not available to tell our brain that we are full, we crave more food, especially carbohydrates. Carbohydrates act as a mood stabilizer, making us feel good when we’re stressed.
Diabetes Resolutions for the New Year
Jan 8, 2012 | 
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My Quest for a Smaller Jean Size and A1C
Oct 21, 2011 | 
Trying to lose weight as an insulin-injecting person with type 1 diabetes couldn't be more frustrating. It gets on my last nerve that exercise can trigger mind-numbing lows, lows that cause me to inhale a portion of those recently burned calories. That said, I don't skip exercise to avoid lows. I just check my blood sugars more often, use caution with my insulin dosing, and follow the advice of my doctors.
Yes, I Can Eat That
Oct 4, 2011 | 
Sometimes I don't feel like explaining myself. Sometimes I just want to eat a pastry in public in peace, without the "diabetes police" showing up and giving me their two cents. When that happens, I can usually handle it without my blood pressure rising. I politely explain to these well-meaning people that I'm perfectly in control of my diabetes and that as long as I count the carbohydrates and take my shot, I can eat anything I please. Occasionally though, I find myself getting irritated and angry. I get tired of defending myself all the time.
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