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by Sara Mushel, MS
Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Helping my father
Replies: 14
Views: 2461

Re: Helping my father

...he has a very set schedule, which helps him be a bit more independent, and also helps him stay grounded. This schedule revolves mostly around food, and every meal has specific foods. Even if he were able to let go of the treats, almost everything else he eats contains sugar- the cereal, the soym...
by Sara Mushel, MS
Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: New Here
Replies: 15
Views: 2684

Re: New Here

My weight got much better with cutting carbs - down 25 pounds (I confess I could not go keto....I admire those who cabm but I think I the lack of energy caused by poor metabolism rendered the shop/cook effort required by keto too much for me). Long story short, my A1C did not improve, so here I am....
by Sara Mushel, MS
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: New Here
Replies: 15
Views: 2684

Re: New Here

Welcome to the forum, lindaelane! Indeed, you have found the right place. Thank you for sharing your story with us! Your experience will be an important contribution for everyone here as we learn from one another. As a PhD, I'm sure you will appreciate the input by members here who have mastered the...
by Sara Mushel, MS
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Fiji water (silica rich water) - Reversal of Alzheimer's
Replies: 95
Views: 34028

Re: Fiji water (silica rich water) - Reversal of Alzheimer's

Hi Laurie, I have questions about the Britta filter. I have a Woder undersink filter and they say it filters out aluminum. I don't know if your husband has tested that filter to see if that is accurate? If my filter already filters out aluminum, do I need to perform the Britta step? Or will the wat...
by Sara Mushel, MS
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: DTC (Direct to Consumer) DNA testing and College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
Replies: 2
Views: 591

Re: DTC (Direct to Consumer) DNA testing and College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia

I am wondering if anyone has had positive experiences in British Columbia, I could possibly get a referral if I could identify a suitable practitioner. I am in Kelowna, about 5 hours from Vancouver. I have stepped things up on the "lifestyle" side; I thought I was doing better but then go...
by Sara Mushel, MS
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Practitioner Reviews
Topic: Julie Rowin, MD / Westchester, IL
Replies: 12
Views: 6139

Re: Julie Rowin, MD / Westchester, IL

Hi Roses, Welcome to the forum! Floramaria has provided you with excellent information to get you started. My only other suggestion would be to subscribe to this forum thread by clicking on the wrench icon next to the "Post Reply" button at the top of the page. That sends an email notifica...
by Sara Mushel, MS
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: 26 and 4/4
Replies: 11
Views: 2384

Re: 26 and 4/4

Welcome to the forum, eillac! You are in great company with a supportive group of people who understand what you're going through. You're right in that it's impossible to predict the future, but give yourself credit for starting the exploratory process to find out more about your genetics! The good ...
by Sara Mushel, MS
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: my lab results, and changes
Replies: 6
Views: 1548

Re: my lab results, and changes

Hi MattCo, So, the diet changes have really only been in place for 2 weeks (and it's clear I was hooked on carbs). How long does it take these numbers to change? I'm under the impression that the insulin takes a long time. I whole-heartedly agree with NF52's assessment of your progress. Great work! ...
by Sara Mushel, MS
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Greetings from a New Intern
Replies: 4
Views: 918

Greetings from a New Intern

Hello! My name is Sara Mushel and I'll be interacting with all of you as an intern over the next six months (and beyond, I'm certain!). This is a wonderful community that inspires hope. It's nice to see the support and encouragement that all of you give to one another. I'm also impressed by the amou...
by Sara Mushel, MS
Tue Aug 27, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: Low Carb Denver 2020, Mar 12 - 15 (cheaper tickets in August)
Replies: 6
Views: 2423

Re: Low Carb Denver 2020, Mar 12 - 15 (cheaper tickets in August)

I would enjoy meeting you, so let me know if you can come, even for just one day, but there are options. Thank you for the thorough response and invite, Theresa! There are many helpful links here that I will check out. With two young children, travel is fairly limited these days but within a few ye...

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