Tag: diet

Can a Low Carbohydrate Approach to Type 1 Diabetes Management Be Successful?

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On the TuDiabetes T1 and LADA forums, Jessica Strickland, a woman with Type 1 diabetes, posted a question about low-carbohydrate diets. I've been looking at diets lately. I've discovered Low Carb High Fat Diet (LCHF) and noticed that many people have had success with this way of eating. Have any of you Type One Diabetics…

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"Liberation" has limits.

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The idea that today people with diabetes can eat everything is supposed to be a liberating philosophy – and certainly, compared to the restricted diets of the past, it is. I’m grateful for faster acting insulins, blood glucose meters and continuous glucose monitoring systems. But unfortunately, this supposed liberation can only go so far: even…

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