Reversing Diabetes with LCHF

Those who have been most successful in lowering blood glucose, losing weight, and reversing other diabetes symptoms have eliminated (1) all refined carbohydrates (sugar and starches) and (2) transfats. Goal: To achieve and maintain an A1C of 4.0-5.6%, fasting blood glucose of 70-99 mg/dL (3.8-5.6 mmol/l), no blood glucose spikes above 140 mg/dL (7.8 mmol/l), … Continue reading Reversing Diabetes with LCHF

Approaches to Dietary Management, Part I.

For all of us—Type 1 and Type 2 diabetics, pre-diabetics, ex-diabetics, recovering diabetics—whatever we choose to call ourselves, we can choose to follow a specific dietary approach to diabetes management. Or not. We will discuss some of the main ways (or combinations thereof) that Adventist Vegetarian Diabetics deal with diabetes. Goal: To keep A1C at … Continue reading Approaches to Dietary Management, Part I.

Two Challenges for October

Managing diabetes is, in itself, a challenge. Why would you want to add additional challenges, you ask? Well, the challenges given in this blog post are not additional obstacles to be overcome, but they are strategies and tactics to employ in order to reach the goals you have set for yourself. I have begun a … Continue reading Two Challenges for October

Why Adventist Vegetarian Diabetics?

Recently, a group member asked a question which I re-posted and then decided to blog about so more people would see it. He wrote, "Are you aware of the link between low carb diets and MASSIVE meat consumption, organ meats highly promoted? Vegetarian approach seems rare, leafy greens are the main group on the okay … Continue reading Why Adventist Vegetarian Diabetics?

“Vegetarianism and Diabetes” from Adventist World

This past week one of the group members posted, "Did anyone read 'Vegetarianism and Diabetes: What's the Connection?' by Peter N. Landless and Zeno L. Charles-Marcel in the April 2017 issue of Adventist World (NAD Edition) magazine?" The article begins with a question: "Much is written about diabetes and its management. I have family members … Continue reading “Vegetarianism and Diabetes” from Adventist World

Dietary Lifestyles

What is your dietary lifestyle? When I first started the Adventist Vegetarian Diabetics group, my initial purpose was to find other diabetics who are current or former Seventh-day Adventists, either vegetarian or non-vegetarian eating only "clean" meat. I stated from the onset that members did not necessarily have to be Adventists as long they understood the … Continue reading Dietary Lifestyles