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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...

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.

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Ken’s Type-1 Diabetes Journey Part 6: Glycemic Index and Attention Span

Ken’s Type-1 Diabetes Journey Part 6: Glycemic Index and Attention Span

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As a Type-1 diabetic, the study of insulin and metabolism has been a subject of obsessive interest for the last 26 years. From personal experience I have found that maintaining normal blood sugar involves more than simply injecting insulin. It turns out that it is not entirely a simple matter of matching insulin...

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Ken’s Type-1 Diabetes Journey Part 5: Living With Type-1 Diabetes

Ken’s Type-1 Diabetes Journey Part 5: Living With Type-1 Diabetes

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As mentioned in “Part 2: Disclaimer”, this is not medical advice. This writing is simply to share what I have learned while managing my own personal Type-1 diabetes. Type-1 diabetes has a very bad reputation, and rightfully so. The diabetic individual must take over the control of a complicated, vital bodily function that...

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Ken's Type-1 Diabetes Journey: Part 4 - My Story

Ken's Type-1 Diabetes Journey: Part 4 - My Story

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The year 1988 was a pivotal year for me. Prior to 1988 and even the early part of 1988, my health and physical ability was median normal with all my friends and family. In 1972, I was drafted into the US Army and underwent basic combat training for service in the Vietnam War....

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Ken’s Type-1 Diabetes Journey Part 3: What is Type-1 Diabetes?

Ken’s Type-1 Diabetes Journey Part 3: What is Type-1 Diabetes?

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There seems to be a great deal of confusion regarding what a healthy diet is. There is countless different diet styles heavily promoted with most being comparative polar opposites. This confusion is very unfortunate. The beauty of Type-1 diabetes, however, is that it can provide an open-loop measure of true dietary (and lifestyle)...

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Ken's Type-1 Diabetes Journey-2: Disclaimer

Ken's Type-1 Diabetes Journey-2: Disclaimer

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This is my first attempt at writing a blog, so please bear with me as I "learn the ropes". First, I would like to point out that what type-1 diabetes has taught me applies to EVERYONE. Also first, it should be understood that I am not a medical professional at any level. I...

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Ken's Type-1 Diabetes Journey

Ken's Type-1 Diabetes Journey

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I would like to express my thrill and gratitude to the creators of the Starch-Smart website! It is especially special to me since I discovered the benefits of a whole food plant based starch centered diet way back in 1989, and until now it has been a long, lonely journey. Over the years,...

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