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    Re: My March 16, 2020 A1c

    Thank you, Pattypans!
    Oh yes. I don't drink wine with meals, but I often have a glass or two in the evenings before bed.
  2. Re: World Begins To Wake Up About Natural Covid Therapies

    Done. I'm guessing that regular readers here are already familiar with that list of supplements that boost our immunity to COVID-19. You have to acknowledge that there is some efficacy, some validity...
  3. Re: Could Altering Meal Times Help prevent Type 2 Diabetes?

    Color me skeptical. There's always somebody willing to experiment when grant money's available, but I think you'll find that what they eat and how much they eat are far more influential than when...
  4. Thread: Hi

    by Islander

    Re: Hi

    James, I never used insulin. I was on Metformin for 3 months, and when I wanted to d/c it, the doc said, Sure. No meds, just diet and exercise. I have little patience with people who cannot control...
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    Re: My March 16, 2020 A1c

    I used to check in with the doctor every 90 days, but I kept my condition under control so well for so long that now I'm only checked every six months. Consequently I have no idea where I am right...
  6. Re: Which Are The Best Bedtime Snacks For Diabetes?

    I like popcorn in moderation. I fast for about 18–19 hours a day; my window for eating is from roughly 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., but sometimes a light snack, preferably with a few carbs, helps me to sleep at...
  7. Thread: Jar Opener

    by Islander

    Re: Jar Opener

    Well... I admit that age has reduced the strength in my hands. I use a channel wrench for the smaller caps and lids; I keep it right in the kitchen drawer! So far I can handle the bigger jars, but...
  8. Re: MicrobesI In The Gut Could Be Protective Against Hazardous Radiation Exposure

    Glad you noticed... We've been collecting them for years! We are due for a planned upgrade, actually last fall, but because our daily lives have shrunk so much in the presence of the pandemic and the...
  9. Re: How the Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine Work

    Its method of action (it's another mRNA vaccine) is very similar to the Pfizer vaccine, both of which are in use here. The Moderna's advantage is that it doesn't require the deep freezing temperature...
  10. Thread: Hi

    by Islander

    Re: Hi

    Hello and welcome, James! Although I'm the admin, a glance at the What's New page will demonstrate that I haven't been here often in the recent past. If you're in the US (it sounds like it but it's...
  11. Re: 11 Banned Foods Americans Should Stop Eating

    JimgrowsUK, do you citizens have any voice at all as to what is imported?
  12. How the Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine Work

    Jonathan Corum and Carl Zimmer
    Jan. 8, 2021

    The University of Oxford partnered with the British-Swedish company AstraZeneca to...
  13. Thread: Surgery

    by Islander

    Re: Surgery

    OMG, this is not what I want to hear as they walk the anesthetic to me!
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    12 Health Benefits of Butter

    Sheldon O.

    Butter is a true delight to our taste buds, but many of us try to stay away from this dairy because it’s believed to be really bad for the waistline. However, when taken in...
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    Can Dogs Eat Raw Eggs?

    Dana Scott
    January 6, 2021

    “Can dogs eat eggs?” is one of the most asked questions here at DNM. And there are a lot of myths and misconceptions about raw feeding and eggs!
    It seems the...
  16. The Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine Approval May Be the Most Globally Important Yet

    Michael Zennie
    January 4, 2021

    The COVID-19 vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca wasn’t the first to be OK’d by regulators in the U.K.—health...
  17. Lutein and zeaxanthin: Eye and vision benefits

    Gary Heiting, OD

    Good nutrition is important to keep your eyes healthy and functioning their best throughout your lifetime....
  18. Best Kept Secrets to Prevent, Halt, or Even Reverse Macular Degeneratio

    Katherine Carroll, NTP
    January 2nd 2021

    Have you ever felt your money was wasted on supplements? That even though you consistently followed the protocol from your health-care practitioner you...
  19. Re: What Are The Benefits Of Keratin-Rich Foods?

    Hmm. Mine aren't soft, they're brittle. Same result, though.
  20. Blood Type May Predict Your Risk For Severe COVID

    Robert Preidt
    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 14, 2020

    There's more evidence that blood type may affect a person's risk for COVID-19 and severe illness from the disease.
    The findings are...
  21. A triumph for science — and immigration

    William Falk
    December 18, 2020

    A month before the first American died of the coronavirus, scientists already...
  22. Re: What Are The Benefits Of Keratin-Rich Foods?

    I just accidentally discovered that biotin is high in keratin, so I'm going to try that for my fingernails that are always breaking! (I eat a lot of the keratin rich foods but apparently, not enough...
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    Re: Looking for some pandemic advice

    We did a big family Zoom meeting. So thankful for technology!
  24. Re: Is The Sugar Substitute Stevia Bad For Our Health?

    Thank you for the kind wish, Julie, I surely hope I do!
  25. Re: Is The Sugar Substitute Stevia Bad For Our Health?

    And the icing on the cake: my Filipina sister-in-law respected my wishes not to have any Christmas gifts at all, but especially no stuff. I have already too much stuff and I'm trying to get rid of...
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