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Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Subject:People with diabetes increasing every second
Posted by:thiruvelan.
Time:1:39 pm.
Mood: disappointed.

Now a day people with diabetes is increasing every second and the statistic by the year 2000 shows there are 171 million people with diabetes and it will be expected to rise to 366 million by the year 2030.

Among many countries India is consider as the headquarter of diabetes, followed by China, USA, Pakistan and so on.

I have just uploaded an informative video regarding diabetes statistic and it is available in Youtube the url is Diabetes Statistic Information - join hands with http://healthy-ojas.com/diabetes/diabetes-details.html to fight against diabetes. I request you all to have a look and give your feedback and request you all to join hand to fight against diabetes and stop its increasing number.

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Friday, September 12th, 2008

Posted by:grillgoddess.
Time:12:59 am.
Mood: hungry.

Here is a colorful low carb recipe that will make the kitchen smell wonderful!  Everyone will rush in to eat some of this.


2 large or 4 small chicken breasts
2 parsnips
2 carrots
1 acorn squash
1 14.5 oz. can of chicken broth

Peel and chop carrots and parsnips. Place them in the bottom of
the crockpot. Sprinkle with garlic (I used a teaspoon of pre-chopped
garlic. I'm not sure how many cloves of fresh garlic that would be.)
Place chicken on top. Pour in broth. Cut squash into chunks and slice
off the skin. Place on top of chicken. Sprinkle desired amounts of
salt, pepper and nutmeg on top of squash and drizzle enough honey on
top to lightly cover the squash. Cook on low 8-10 hours

Here is a little information to go along with this hearty meal:
The Glycemic Index Explained


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Posted by:grillgoddess.
Time:12:46 am.
I wanted to share my low-carb recipe for:

Mexican Cabbage

1 head cabbage small green or half of a large
4 tablespoons lime juice or zest or about 2 limes
2 tablespoons ground cumin
2 medium tomatoes
1/2 stick butter

Shred or thinly slice the cabbage, discarding the core. Slice and cube tomatoes. Pile ingredients loosely into microwaveable casserole dish with vented cover.Squeeze the lime juice over all, sprinkle generously with ground cumin, and dot with butter.Cover and microwave on high for about 3 minutes. Stir everything up, replace cover. You want the consistency of the dish to be "crunchy" not cooked out.

82 Calories; 8g Fat (84.7% calories
from fat); 1g Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 21mg Cholesterol;
84mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit;1 1/2 Fat.

I also found this dessert recipe:
Peanut Butter Pie for Diabetics 

Glad to be aboard and hope to make a lot of recipe posts.
Thanks for having me! :)



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Saturday, November 17th, 2007

Subject:Turkey day ideas?
Posted by:photodharma.
Time:3:33 pm.
I haven't been monitoring my friends list much lately, so forgive me
if someone has already posted on this topic.

I'm looking for ideas for Turkey Day.
Recipes, etc.

If you've already posted something and want to just reply with a link, that's cool.
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Saturday, February 17th, 2007

Subject:How to reverse Type 2 diabetes naturally
Posted by:organic_health.
Time:8:10 am.
Hi Folks,

I am so glad to find this community. I have been trying to find a natural cure for Type 2 diabetes for my mother for the past few months. She has been suffering with type 2diabetes for the past 10 years. I can't see my mother's suffering and totally committed to help her get well and return to natural health.

My mother used to love eating her favorite mango ice-cream with us. I want to go back to those happy days when we would go out shopping and eat her favorite ice-cream in the mall.

There is so much information out there that it makes it difficult for you to figure out which one is the right information for you. I have been trying to find some well researched natural ways of reversing Type 2 diabetes. Last night, a friend of my forwarded me this site which seems very honest and well researched:


I am going on a small vacation with my husband tomorrow. More when I come back.
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Thursday, December 28th, 2006

Subject:Type 2 Medications?
Posted by:now.
Time:11:21 am.
Hello, friends -

I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 1988. But I have some questions for all you Type 2s out there (I'm doing a little bit of a research project):

How long ago were you diagnosed with Type 2?
What medications do you take for your Type 2 diabetes?
How long have you been taking those medications?
Are you satisfied with them? Unsatisfied?
What other medications have you taken in the past for Type 2 diabetes?
Why did you and your doctor decide to use medication to treat your Type 2?
Did you try diet and exercise to treat it first?

If you have a moment, I'd love your help! Thanks a million.


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Tuesday, October 4th, 2005

Posted by:my_own_ruin.
Time:8:54 pm.
Mood: annoyed.
So im struggling to stay on a low-carb diet.I dont eat red meat or seafood, and have been having alot of chicken which cant be good due to the hormones and all. I've been put on metformin tablets, but havent been able to go to the full dose cos they have been affecting me at work. Can anyone reccomend anything to help with any aspect of it all??
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Saturday, September 17th, 2005

Subject:Easy SF Pumpkin Pie
Posted by:britepink_.
Time:12:06 pm.
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin
  • 1 (1 1/3 ounce) box sugar-free vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 keebler reduced fat graham cracker crust
  1. Mix cold water and pudding mix together until there are no lumps.  - use hand blender
  2. Heat in small saucepan, stirring often, until bubbling.
  3. Remove from heat and add spice and pumpkin. Stir well. This may take a while - try using a hand blender on low speed.  
  4. Pour into pie shell and refrigerate. You can also just pour into small cups to make pumpkin pudding

Serve with fat free whipped topping

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Monday, July 25th, 2005

Subject:im a newbie!
Posted by:my_own_ruin.
Time:11:39 pm.
Mood: hopeful.
Hey there I've just joined so I shall tell you about me...

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Saturday, July 23rd, 2005

Subject:Yummy Green Beans
Posted by:britepink_.
Time:10:14 am.
I am not a green bean person but I will eat these!

2-3 slices of bacon
1/2-1 pound of fresh green beans (depending on how many you are cooking for)
1 tbsp crushed garlic
salt & pepper to taste
1 sm onion diced
1 med can of diced tomatos (optional)
1/2-1 pkg of sliced mushrooms

I use a pot with a lid that has a non stick bottom. I clean the beans by snipping of the ends and cutting them into 2-3 pieces depending on the length of the green bean. Cut up the bacon into small pieces. Add bacon and diced onion to pot. Saute until bacon is golden brown but not crispy and the onion is translucent. Add garlic, mushrooms and green beans and stir until they have all that good bacon grease on them. I let them cook for a few minutes like this, stiring occasionally. Add the can of tomatoes; cover and simmer. (If you do not want or like tomatoes add some water; at least a 1/2 cup to the pot.) Stir occasionally for about 15-20 minutes until the beans are to your desired doneness.

I sometimes use the flavored tomatoes, the ones that come with italian seasoning/mushrooms and onion/whatever. Stewed or crushed tomatos work too. I also sometimes used a smoked bacon, all depending on my main dish.

(x-posted to all the cooking communities I am in)
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Wednesday, June 8th, 2005

Subject:My newest find
Posted by:britepink_.
Time:8:46 pm.
Mood: bouncy.
Hi all,

I found out about 6 months ago that i was a type 2, I also happen to have Polycystic ovarian syndrome(PCOS). Luckily I found a research program at the local VA not only for new onset diabetics but also PCOS.

I also just happen to be a personal chef for a diabetic. Thus I have become a person that is forever on the search for sugar free desserts that actually taste good and do not make you spend an hour or two in the bathroom (gotta love malitol).

I thought I would share my new find. Pepperidge Farms now offers Sugar Free Milanos and Mint Milanos. I found them at Vons in San Diego. I am sure other major chains will start to carry them soon.

Although they have malitol in them, the amount is low, they didn't have any "side effects".
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Thursday, June 2nd, 2005

Subject:Hello all
Posted by:xenocain.
Time:4:04 pm.
Hello guys, I'm not a diabetic nor am I a low carb eater, but I do offer a variety of products that many low carb eaters and diabetics I know use.

I have a large variety of health products and vitamin supplements that might possibly interest the people in this community. Not to mention, any sales I make of these products, the profits will go towards the American Diabetes Association.

If you are interested, you can either contact me VIA AIM (my screen name is on my user info) or you can leave a post here and I'll contact you through your live journal.

Hope I can some how help you guys out. Have a good one
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Friday, February 11th, 2005

Subject:No understanding...
Posted by:openendedsmile.
Time:3:18 pm.
My name is Jessi and I was just recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in november. it came as a shock becusae most type two diabetics are overweight or have underlying health problems, i weigh in at 115 pounds. i am on a strict diet and i use insulin to make up for the amount that my body doesnt make. i only use insulin when it is completly necessary, only giving a couple units at a time. I hope that everyone is taking care of themselves.
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Saturday, January 8th, 2005

Subject:A Newbie
Posted by:craftyailz.
Time:3:20 pm.
Mood: chipper.
Hi my name is Aileen Grist aka Ailz and I live in Oldham, Manchester, UK. I've been a type 2 diabetic for 6 years now. I was on 6 metformin tablets a day but I lost 4 stone (not low carb) and am now diet only.

I dieted using a high carb, low fat diet, and as others on it will find out, after a while your body gets used to it and happily converts the carbs to fat, so in the last year by followin the same diet I've put 1.5 stones back on.

I've just, this last week, started the Zone diet and I'm amazed at how much energy I have. I have fibromyalgia and have been blaming it for my listlessness (in bed for 8pm every night, sleep 12 hours - still tired), but with this healthy eating I'm bursting with energy.

Speak soon.

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Thursday, December 2nd, 2004

Posted by:lacaffeine.
Time:2:36 pm.
i need some recommendations for a good breakfast/lunch type shake, low carbs?

keep in mind, i have a blender & i'm not shy to use it.

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Monday, October 11th, 2004

Subject:new to the community
Posted by:jujubeee.
Time:11:21 pm.
Mood: calm.
hey everyone, i'm alli. 17 from michigan.
i was actually just diagnosed about 4 days ago. i fainted, and was taken to the ER. Admitted to the hospital for 3 days for observation and they diagnosed me.
both my parents and 3/4 of my grandparents have type 2. as do i now unfortunately. struggling with my weight for so long, i knew this was coming, but of course wasn't hoping for it.
being in the hospital really changed my perspective and motivated me to lose weight. but its so hard. so so hard.
i was put on a strict low-carb diet. 1600-1800 calories a day. 3 meals, 2 snacks. each meal should be under 60g of carbs and snack 15-30g.
can someone give me their best weight loss tips? anyone? i could use all the advice i can get!
or help me compile a shopping list for my mom of low carb foods because i am uneducated on what is really good for you.
i know 17 is a young age to be diagnosed with type 2, but i'm planning on losing an extreme amount of weight and accepting and living with it.

thanks alot.
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Friday, October 8th, 2004

Posted by:purple_roses.
Time:12:16 pm.
Mood: cheerful.
I wanted to thank you for this wonderful community! My father was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes on Tuesday. His doctor has been absolutely no help in determining what he can and can't eat. So, my mother asked me about it since I'm online all the time. Y'all have given me more help in the past few minutes than I've found in my searching all week!

In addition, my family has a history of diabetes and I'm probably about 100lbs overweight (just had a baby). During the pregnancy, I was told I was boarderline diabetic. It's about time I made some changes, so I'll be using the information as well. Again, I can't thank you enough.

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Sunday, August 8th, 2004

Subject:I finally finished it!
Posted by:lil_ms_drama.
Time:8:35 pm.
Mood: tired.
Like I said before, a couple of years ago I really looked into the LC way of life and was searching for answers for the nay-sayers. I hopped onto a Yahoo! message board and, if you're familiar with them, you know they're unmoderated so there's plenty of room for trolls. Well, everything they had to say found me searching for a new article to rebut what they had to say. This started in 2001 and there's pretty much no one posting to the board now, so I decided to go through all 7,000 messages and I took out all the articles from the board. I complied them all on a Blogdrive message board here:

Articles found regarding pro-LowCarbing from 2001 to present

Of course, as I find new articles I'll post them there. I took off comments as this is simply an information source, not a debate board. Feel free to look around and enjoy your stay!

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