Category Archives: paleo

Mysterious Low Blood Sugar

It’s been a couple weeks since I’ve tried my new continuous glucose monitor (CGM) and finally something happened the other night that validated my desire, since I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, to have a CGM. It is extremely … Continue reading

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Comparing Blood Glucose Measurements of Abbott Freestyle Libre vs. Livongo

I’ve been using the Abbott Freestyle Libre Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) for about 9 days now and I’ve had the opportunity to compare its blood glucose measurements with the Livongo stick meter that I’ve used for a couple of years … Continue reading

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First Experience With CGM

As I’ve written about recently, I’m coming up on my 5 year anniversary of abandoning prescription medicine treatment of my Type 2 Diabetes by using the Paleo lifestyle and followers of this blog should have noticed that I’ve done that … Continue reading

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Paleo 5 Year Anniversary

It’s been almost 5 years since I abandoned the treatment for my Type 2 Diabetesprescribed by my endocrinologist (Janumet) and adopted the Paleo lifestyleand I’m happy to report things couldn’t be better. I went in for my annual physical recently … Continue reading

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Paleo Lifestyle Can Achieve Normal Blood Glucose Levels

I’m coming up on m 4th year of adhering to the Paleo lifestyle alone to control my Type 2 Diabetes and I hope the data I’ll show in this post will prove to those struggling with this disease that it … Continue reading

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30-Day Paleo Reset

As I have stated in previous posts in 2016, I noticed my blood sugar levels were beginning to creep up and I struggled with the cause. I thought the reason might have been attributed to the Dawn Phenomenon, alcohol, reduced … Continue reading

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Food As Medicine

There was a great article on NPR today that talks about the paradigm shift in medical circles where doctors prescribe food instead of medicine and this is manna from the heavens for me! As many readers of this blog know, … Continue reading

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Elevated Blood Sugar Level Investigation

I had a previous post where I questioned why my morning blood sugar measurements were higher than normal and I had posited that this was due to the Dawn Phenomenon but I think there may be something else at play … Continue reading

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The Dawn Phenomenon

As a type 2 Diabetic, I’m well aware of the strange blood sugar measurements I’d see before I learned to control my blood sugar levels by adhering to the Paleo lifestyle but recently I have struggled with seemingly unexplainable high … Continue reading

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“Fasting” Experiment

I’m a Type 2 Diabetic and in September of 2013 I decided to control my blood sugar levels by adopting the Paleo lifestyle and the results have exceeded my expectations as evidenced by the fact that my A1C measurements have … Continue reading

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LCHF Diet Can “Cure” Type 2 Diabetes

As any frequent reader of my blog can attest, I am a living testimonial of how a Low Carb/High Fat (LCHF) diet can “cure” Type 2 Diabetes. And I put “cure” in quotations because I’m still insulin resistant and my … Continue reading

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5 Things I Learned On My Paleo Journey

It’s been 2 years since I decided to take control of my Type 2 Diabetes without the use of medicine and I’d like to share 5 things I’ve learned on this journey. Paleo isn’t just a diet, it’s a lifestyle … Continue reading

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Paleo Breakfast Frittata

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day and I’m always on the lookout for something different and I hit the jackpot with this recipe for a Paleo Pizza Frittata over at Against All Grain blog. The ingredients of that … Continue reading

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Fixing My Gut Flora

I’m going to admit right off the bat that the topic of this blog post is not sexy. It’s not even something most people feel comfortable discussing among friends, let alone strangers I’m going to talk about the microorganisms in … Continue reading

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Type 2 Diabetes Update – 2 Years Post Diagnosis

It was two years ago on 07-MAR-13 that I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and I labeled it as a life changing moment but at that time I had no idea how much my life would truly change! I … Continue reading

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Type 2 Diabetes Reversal – 15 Month Update

It’s been 15 months since I reversed my Type 2 Diabetes by slowly adopting a Paleo lifestyle and there are a couple of items I’d like to write about. First, the unexplainable step function shift in my morning blood sugar … Continue reading

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I Still Can’t Explain This

I’m a Type 2 Diabetic and back in July I wrote about how something odd had happened the month before with my blood sugar measurements and by “odd”, I meant good! Well, it’s been 6 months since that apparent step … Continue reading

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Paleo Workouts Are Good For Blood Sugar Levels

As I’ve written about before, I have adopted the Paleo lifestyle and it has allowed this Type 2 Diabetic to live with normal blood sugar levels without medicine. Part of this Paleo lifestyle involves exercising like our Paleolithic ancestors did … Continue reading

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Improving Insulin Sensitivity

Type 2 diabetics suffer from reduced insulin sensitivity which prevents the glucose in the bloodstream from being absorbed by the cells and converted to glycogen (energy). Insulin is the ‘key’ to unlock the cells and let the glucose in but … Continue reading

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Interval Training Works For Type 2 Diabetics

Interval Training is not just for professional athletes but is useful for the rest of us who are just interested in living a healthier lifestyle. From NPR: “Now, a study published in the journal Diabetologia finds that interval training may … Continue reading

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