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  1. Ronel HENTSCHEL
    Ronel HENTSCHEL December 6, 2012 at 12:06 pm | | Reply

    I have a 6 year old diabetic son. I do find it difficult to plan low carb snacks for school. Any advice?

  2. Mark
    Mark December 6, 2012 at 8:22 pm | | Reply

    Sure Ronel! Consider fresh veggies (carrot sticks, cucumber rounds, broccoli trees), cheese sticks, jerky, hb eggs – he doesn’t like veg? Try veggie pancakes! There are a ton of recipe sites out there, like,, & Of course, google will also be able to help you. And if you find any great school lunch ideas, come back andet us know!

    1. Kate Mooreson
      Kate Mooreson December 7, 2012 at 12:54 pm | | Reply

      Mark I just want to say thanks for sharing these links. I was looking for proper diabetic diets when I saw this. They sure offer great advice on diabetes diet.

      You are doing a great job at rockyourD. well done.

  3. valerie
    valerie February 6, 2013 at 12:49 pm | | Reply

    Great post! And your comment re: lowering carb intake and getting off the pump and onto the pen is inspiring-something I’ve been thinking about in the several months. I know nothing about the pen and a little about Paleo–I adjusted my own diet after diagnosis, only eating whole, unprocessed foods but still eating carbs and, like you, counting like a pro :) but it was soon obvious that eating less carbs was key. Btwn boluses and basel I average about 25 units/day. And I would really like to dis-conect!
    Your recommendation re; a pen would be welcome-I’ll do more research on the Paleo diet.
    Would someday love to visit SA-was in Kenya and Uganda 2 years ago. Africa is a compelling place.

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