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  1. Reality

    NBA playoff ratings down big...

    This Warriors team, incredible. Curry.. appreciate this dude people, Jesus, this dude is simply incredible.
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    So whats with all the hulabaloo about abortion?

    Dude, please don't be as naive as that clown Honcho. You don't want to be in that type of company.
  3. Long-Term Effects of a Novel Continuous Remote Care Intervention Including Nutritional Ketosis for the Management of Type 2 Diabetes: A 2-year Non-randomized Clinical Trial. Shaminie J. Athinarayanan1*, Rebecca N. Adams1, Sarah J. Hallberg1, Amy L. McKenzie1, Nasir H. Bhanpuri1, Wayne W. Campbell2, Jeff S. Volek3, Stephen D. Phinney1 and James P. McCarter1, 4 1Virta Health Corp, United States 2Purdue University, United States 3The Ohio State University, United States 4Washington University in St. Louis, United States Purpose: Studies on long-term sustainability of low-carbohydrate approaches to treat diabetes are limited. We previously reported the effectiveness of a novel digitally-monitored continuous care intervention (CCI) including nutritional ketosis in improving weight, glycemic outcomes, lipid, and liver marker changes at 1 year. Here, we assess the effects of the CCI at 2 years. Materials and methods: An open label, non-randomized, controlled study with 262 and 87 participants with T2D were enrolled in the CCI and usual care (UC) groups, respectively. Primary outcomes were retention, glycemic control, and weight changes at 2 years. Secondary outcomes included changes in body composition, liver, cardiovascular, kidney, thyroid and inflammatory markers; diabetes medication use and disease status. Results: Significant changes from baseline to 2 years in the CCI group included: HbA1c (-12% from 7.7±0.1%); fasting glucose (-18% from 163.7±3.9 mg/dL); fasting insulin (-42% from 27.7±1.3 mIU L-1); weight (-10% from 114.56±0.60 kg); systolic blood pressure (-4% from 131.7±0.9 mmHg); diastolic blood pressure (-4% from 81.8±0.5 mmHg); triglycerides (-22% from 197.2±9.1 mg/dL); HDL-C (+19% from 41.8±0.9 mg/dL), and liver alanine transaminase (-21% from 29.16±0.97 U/L). Spine bone mineral density in the CCI group was unchanged. Glycemic control medication use (excluding metformin) among CCI participants declined (from 55.7% to 26.8%, P=1.3x10-11) including prescribed insulin (-62%) and sulfonylureas (-100%). The UC group had no significant changes in these parameters (except uric acid and anion gap) or diabetes medication use. There was also significant resolution of diabetes (reversal, 53.5%; remission, 17.6%) in the CCI group but not in UC. All the reported improvements had p-values <0.00012. Conclusion: The CCI group sustained long-term beneficial effects on multiple clinical markers of diabetes and cardiometabolic health at 2 years while utilizing less medication. The intervention was also effective in the resolution of diabetes and visceral obesity with no adverse effect on bone health. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fendo.2019.00348/abstract 53.5 % no longer had type 2 diabetes.. Pretty incredible, don't let the pharma companies find out.
  4. Reality

    Batwoman trailer. Cringe level 10/10

    Typical, Honcho will be back around to tell you how you stupid you are shortly. Well said.
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    Edex Cup IV - PGA Championship - TEAMS

    Dude ripped this course a new a$$hole.
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    Your new Batman is - Robert Pattinson?

    Can't really go any worse for DC.. DC, "Hold My Beer"..
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    So whats with all the hulabaloo about abortion?

    Jesus man.. Hopefully you at least learned something today.
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    So whats with all the hulabaloo about abortion?

    I like the whole, "men shouldn't be making decisions about women's bodies", then, they find out some woman Governor signed the bill. That makes me giggle.
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    Cocktail of Choice?

    Early in the day, Bloody Mary, late in the day, Captain and Diet. I'll have the occasional glass of Johnny Walker (ice, let it rest), I keep a bottle of black. Mostly beer though, thinking about cutting out the drink all-together, outside of special occasions. I don't drink during the week.
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    Momma Curry

    She's stunning.
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    Edex Cup IV - PGA Championship - TEAMS

    Love me some Nike golf gear but, those hats are dog sh!t.
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    Big is not beautiful - It is ugly

    So, this chick is just fat? There's no other gimmick going on here? Weird times we live in.
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