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  1. Health and beauty
    Last Wednes we went to the doctors for all the blood work that was done the week before, his doctor said that his cholesterol is too high, he has mild carporal tunnel syndrom, his disc between L4 and L5 are hardening? and pinching off nerves, dh also had a test done for diabetes, when we were...
  2. General Chat
    I need meal ideas for someone who is diabetic and needs to watch their cholesterol. Am trying to think of foods that are softer since they just had work done on their jaw. I was thinking of foods like fish, tomatoes, potatos, pureed soup, poached chicken, etc. What ideas do you have? I can't...
  3. Preparedness and Survival
    found it interesting. Some of it I knew, much of it was new to me. It comes from a diabetic/vegetarian newsletter from L.A., vegetarians in paradise. One of the articles this month is about emergency preparations. Here: Vegetarians in Paradise/Vegetarian Survival Kit/Emergency...
  4. Health and beauty
    Hi Everyone, Some of you may remember me from the past. I used to be a pretty heavy poster here, but had to stop in order to write my book, The Diabetic Pastry Chef. It has just been released and I will now have the time to rejoin the community. I've continued to stop in to read your posts, I...
  5. Freebies
    *FREE set of 3 Diabetic Cookbooks, featuring almost 200 full-color pages of mouth-watering snacks, entrees and desserts including Cheesy Potato Skins, Nachos, Meatloaf, Oven-fried Chicken, Chocolate Bundt Cake and Lemon Meringue Pie. *Free poster-size Meal Planning Guide with easy to follow...
  6. Freebies
    The recipes are fantastic. I got 3 free diabetic cookbooks no strings attached. ;) http://www.mybettercare.com/
  7. Health and beauty
    Join our support group here on FV :) :) http://www.frugalvillage.com/forums/group.php?groupid=16
  8. Health and beauty
    Long story short: My doctor thinks that based on symptoms I'm having now as well as family history, I may be headed towards becoming diabetic. Not a complete surprise given my history. He did say that by losing 17 pounds, I could drastically reduce my risk (although, truthfully I need to lose...
  9. Health and beauty
    About 6 months ago I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, through the use of diet, exercise, and Metformin, my Fasting BG has been averaging in the mid 90's for the last couple of months. However, due to rising food/gas prices, we have had to reduce our grocery budget, and I am starting to notice...
  10. Just Tips
    :smirk: i am looking for simple diabetic reciepes i need them for me looking for sugar free cooie reciepes can u use splenda in place of sugar in regular cookie recipes sorry i am new to all this just had to go on insulin last week
  11. Chocolate
    Chocolate Frozen Treat Ingredients: 10-3/4 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 36 packets Equal® sweetener or 1-1/2 cups Equal® Spoonful™ 2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 tablespoons European or Dutch-process cocoa 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 cups skim milk 2 tablespoons margarine 1 cup real...
  12. Healthy Cooking
    Coffee Latte Ingredients: 1-1/4 cups regular grind espresso or other dark roast coffee 1 cinnamon stick, broken into pieces 6 cups water 2-1/2 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 8 packets Equal® sweetener or 1/3 cup Equal® Spoonful™ 2-1/2 cups skim milk Ground cinnamon or nutmeg...
  13. Healthy Cooking
    http://www.diabetic-recipes.com/recipes.htm http://www.healthy-diabetic-recipes.co.uk/ http://www.diabetes.org/nutrition-and-recipes/nutrition/overview.jsp http://allrecipes.com/Recipes/Healthy-Living/Diabetic/Main.aspx http://www.fabulousfoods.com/features/diabetic/diabrecipes.html...
  14. Kitchen Basics
    Does anybody know of any frugal recipes that are diabetic friendly? Thanks, Andrea
  15. General Chat
    I have a friend whom I'm getting a care package together for. This friend is a diabetic, vegetarian with high blood pressure and a heart condition. I am stuck on food treats to send along. Any suggestions? ETA: This does NOT have to be frugal.
  16. Freebies
    http://www.nfb.org/Images/nfb/Publications/vodold/vspr9822.htm The soap-free cleanser comes in two varieties: "for normal, dry, or sensitive skin" (16-oz. bottle) and "for oily skin" (8-oz. bottle). The face and body lotion comes in an 8-oz. bottle, and the cream is packed in a 4-oz. jar. FREE...
  17. Freebies
    http://diabeticgourmet.com/contest/2007-05/bclear-success.shtml
  18. Kitchen Clones
    Diabetic Sweetened Condensed Milk Categories: Low-cal Yield: 1 Batch 1 1/2 c Cold water 1 1/3 c Nonfat dry milk 1/2 c Sugar Twin Place cold water in a 2-cup glass measure. Stir in dry milk powder until mixture makes a smooth paste. Cover and microwave on high 45...
  19. Freebies
    I got this for one of my patients at work. http://www.thediabetesvillage.com/Visitors%20Book.html
  20. Freebies
    http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/rc/toyourhealth.htm
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