Low-carb advocates are already jumping all over the American Diabetes Association for the new "Nutrition Recommendations" that the organization published yesterday. That policy statement, published in a supplement to the January 2008 issue of Diabetes Care , provides only limited endorsement of a low-carb diet. It's good only for weight loss and only effective for up to a year, they maintain. The full-text of the statement is not yet free online. But Dr. Bill Quick, my friend and colleague here at Health Central, subscribes to Diabetes Care and sent me an electronic copy. "I am underwhelmed," writes Dr. Mary Vernon. "I am most saddened by the lack of understanding. Carbohydrate restriction and the resulting control of insulin secretion is much more than weight loss. It's not the weight -- it's the metabolic state your body is in that generates disease or well-being." "it makes you wonder how much longer they will drag their feet before realizing low-carb is about so much more than...
Everybody does it...or at least that's what I told myself. I'd gotten away with doing it for several months: purposefully letting my blood sugars run high because I hate having lows . I'd developed this bad habit one year ago, during a summer where I was filling all of my free time with mile-long runs to the gym where I'd spend at least an hour weight lifting, taking yoga classes three times a week and jiu-jitsu classes twice a week. That all sounds dandy for a healthy diabetic, but the problem was that I was trying so hard to never go low that I was far too often running a regular 200+ blood sugar. We all know a low blood sugar in the middle of a run or a jiu-jitsu class basically puts a big RED LIGHT on the activity. My other issue was that jiu-jitsu classes were so intense that I was worried I wouldn't be able to feel the low blood sugar symptoms until it was too late, so I compensated in the most unhealthily way: a decent-sized bowl ...
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