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Self-taught career electronics engineer and professional student of School of Heuristic Electronics Technology. Owner and president of Electric Perfection, www.electricperfection.com producing High-End Audiophile Amplifiers and power supplies. Strong interest in natural, renewable energy and minimal - striving for zero-harm compassionate living. Type-1 diabetic with a passion for science, physics, nutrition and health. Enjoys home improvement, automotive and mechanical re-work, upgrades and maintenance. Also enjoys nature, hiking and exploring.

My Diabetes Confession

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On Sunday, June 17, 2018 I gave a talk at the ATX Alive potluck meeting titled, "My Type-1 Diabetes Confession". The talk was to tell my story about how I discovered the Whole Foods Plant-Based Low-Fat Oil-Free diet. I thought I would share the text of that talk here: My Type-1 Diabetes Confession Everyone in this roo...

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Century Challenge

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I, Ken Thomas, hereby presents the Century Challenge to one and all. What is the Century Challenge?The Century Challenge is adopting the effort in pursuit of the goal of arriving at your 100th birthday with independent vitality. ​Requirements for Winning the Century Challenge Upon your 100th birthday, you must: Be ind...

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Cancer Simplified

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Sometimes In life, the most epiphany level revelations are simply a matter of connecting the dots of knowledge you already have. This blog is to share the education learned from our experience with Callie's Cancer. As with most subjects, after connecting the dots of complexities, the essence of the subject becomes viv...

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3 Steps to Making Type-1 Diabetes a Health Advantage!

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Type-1 Diabetes can be a debilitating disease - OR, it can be used as a tool for elevating health and vitality. In my experimental studies of Type-1 diabetes, striving to survive it, I eventually discovered something quite remarkable. Using Type-1 Diabetes as a tool means that I didn't just survive the disease; I actu...

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Callie's Cancer Part 3

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Obviously, a blog about a house cat is hardly appropriate for a site dedicated to human health, but I feel that Callie's story is indeed significant to the human side of cancer. This post is Part 3 of Callie's Cancer blog that was posted on Monday, 22 August 2016 and of Part 2 that was posted on Wednesday, 25 January ...

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Insulin Sync

Insulin Sync

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In a football game, a receiver must be in sync with the passed ball to catch it. In baseball, the batter's bat must be in sync with the pitched ball. In your car, you want the brakes to be in sync with the brake petal. All of the musicians in a symphony orchestra...

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Does Insulin Make You Fat?

Does Insulin Make You Fat?

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Have you heard the one where the question is asked, "Do these clothes make me look fat?" And the reply is; "No... the fat makes you look fat." It is often promoted, by many doctors, nutritionists and other professionals that insulin is responsible for loading fat into our cells. For the past 29...

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Callie's Cancer Part 2

Callie's Cancer Part 2

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This post is Part 2 of Callie's Cancer blog that was posted on Monday, 22 August 2016. Please see it here. As a recap; our beloved 14-year-old feline friend and companion, Callie, began a health decline several years ago. As her health decline accelerated, we feared she was dying of cancer - as...

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No Spare Parts

No Spare Parts

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For much of human's history of biological knowledge, the appendix has been considered an organ without a purpose. If you Google, "Appendix Function", the first explanation is, "The function of the appendix is unknown." It is deemed a vestigial structure. There are, however, numerous theories. One theory, that actually fits testing, is that...

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Spud Fit!

Spud Fit!

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Andrew Taylor has done an amazing thing. Through research and taking matters into his own hands, he found a win, win ... win way to break food addiction. And, he has even created the Spud Fit website to share his multiple wins with everyone. I am very impressed with his clear, logical thinking...

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Counting Calories

Counting Calories

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I used to believe that one's weight was a simple matter of calories in verses calories out and that calories are calories regardless of source. However, over the years of Type-1 diabetes testing, logging and analyzing, I have learned that it is not that simple. A major lesson learned is that carbohydrate calories...

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Believe

Believe

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Relatively early in my Type-1 diabetes adventure I discovered that a low-fat plant based diet was key to full health. This discovery was due to a frantic effort in blood-sugar control for fear of all the debilitating complications that I had witnessed in other diabetics. After discovering the elevated level of health provided...

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