DIABETIC

Discussion in 'Food and nutrition' started by Gail Lafountain, Feb 1, 2004.

  1. MY MOM HAS JUST FOUND OUT THAT SHE IS DIABETIC. SHE WILL BE VISITING ME FOR A WEEK IN MAY, I WAS
    WONDERING, IF THE IS A WEB SITE TO GET EASY TO MAKE RECIPES FOR PEOPLE WITH DIABETES?

    THANKS......

    Wishing For Peace In The New Year
     
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  2. Limey

    Limey Guest

    "Gail Lafountain" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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    > MY MOM HAS JUST FOUND OUT THAT SHE IS DIABETIC. SHE WILL BE VISITING ME FOR A WEEK IN MAY, I WAS
    > WONDERING, IF THE IS A WEB SITE TO GET EASY TO MAKE RECIPES FOR PEOPLE WITH DIABETES?
    >
    > THANKS......
    >
    > Wishing For Peace In The New Year

    Hi, Gail. Just a hint - please don't type in all capital letters. In Usenet, it's considered
    shouting and pretty rude. Here's a link to many diabetic recipes:

    http://www.diabeticgourmet.com/recipes/

    Good luck to your Mom.

    Dora
     
  3. T E

    T E Guest

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    Hi Gail I've been a diabetic for the last 10 years taking 5 injections a day. The American Diabetic
    Association also has a excellent web site for recipes also, but you should ask your mother about
    details of her diet the drs have her following so you can plan around her calorie intake carbs per
    meal etc. If you have any questions feel free to e-mail me privately.
     
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    yes, my husband is diabetic, if you just type in diabetic recipes in your search you will get all
    kinds sharon

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  5. "limey" <[email protected]> wrote in
    news:[email protected]:

    >
    > "Gail Lafountain" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]
    > 3298.bay.webtv.net...
    >> MY MOM HAS JUST FOUND OUT THAT SHE IS DIABETIC. SHE WILL BE VISITING ME FOR A WEEK IN MAY, I WAS
    >> WONDERING, IF THE IS A WEB SITE TO GET EASY TO MAKE RECIPES FOR PEOPLE WITH DIABETES?
    >>
    >> THANKS......
    >>
    >> Wishing For Peace In The New Year
    >
    > Hi, Gail. Just a hint - please don't type in all capital letters. In Usenet, it's considered
    > shouting and pretty rude. Here's a link to many diabetic recipes:
    >
    > http://www.diabeticgourmet.com/recipes/
    >
    > Good luck to your Mom.
    >
    > Dora

    There is also a newsgroup, alt.food.diabetic

    Wayne
     
  6. [email protected] (Sharon and Ernest in Florida) wrote in
    news:[email protected]:

    > I DO NOT MEAN TO BE RUDE BUT I AM LEGALLY BLIND AND HAVE TO TYPE IN CAPS TO SEE IT. SO NOT ALL OF
    > US DO IT TO BE RUDE SOME JUST HAVE TO

    Sharon, it was not I who made a comment about your typing in caps.

    Best of Luck Wayne

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  7. stan

    stan Guest

    Sharon and Ernest in Florida <[email protected]> wrote:

    > I DO NOT MEAN TO BE RUDE BUT I AM LEGALLY BLIND AND HAVE TO TYPE IN CAPS TO SEE IT. SO NOT ALL OF
    > US DO IT TO BE RUDE SOME JUST HAVE TO

    Okay, but please turn off the html stuff. You might also want to include an automatic signature to
    explain why you use all caps.
     
  8. Zxcvbob

    Zxcvbob Guest

    Sharon and Ernest in Florida wrote:

    > I DO NOT MEAN TO BE RUDE BUT I AM LEGALLY BLIND AND HAVE TO TYPE IN CAPS TO SEE IT. SO NOT ALL OF
    > US DO IT TO BE RUDE SOME JUST HAVE TO
    >

    Try typing in mixed case using a very large font. I think you will find it's easier for you to read.
    You should be able to set your newsreader to display plain text in any size you want, making it
    easier to read people's replies as well as your own typing.

    Best regards, Bob
     
  9. Kalanamak

    Kalanamak Guest

    [email protected] wrote:
    >
    > Sharon and Ernest in Florida <[email protected]> wrote:
    >
    > > I DO NOT MEAN TO BE RUDE BUT I AM LEGALLY BLIND AND HAVE TO TYPE IN CAPS TO SEE IT. SO NOT ALL
    > > OF US DO IT TO BE RUDE SOME JUST HAVE TO
    >
    > Okay, but please turn off the html stuff. You might also want to include an automatic signature to
    > explain why you use all caps.

    Yes, and how does he/she/it read the replies????
     
  10. Frogleg

    Frogleg Guest

    >> Sharon and Ernest in Florida <[email protected]> wrote:
    >>
    >> > I DO NOT MEAN TO BE RUDE BUT I AM LEGALLY BLIND AND HAVE TO TYPE IN CAPS TO SEE IT. SO NOT ALL
    >> > OF US DO IT TO BE RUDE SOME JUST HAVE TO

    This doesn't seem to make sense. Mixed case text is *easier* to read than all caps. Even WebTV has
    an option for large-size font(s).
     
  11. Frogleg <[email protected]> wrote in
    news:[email protected]:

    >
    >>> Sharon and Ernest in Florida <[email protected]> wrote:
    >>>
    >>> > I DO NOT MEAN TO BE RUDE BUT I AM LEGALLY BLIND AND HAVE TO TYPE IN CAPS TO SEE IT. SO NOT ALL
    >>> > OF US DO IT TO BE RUDE SOME JUST HAVE TO
    >
    > This doesn't seem to make sense. Mixed case text is *easier* to read than all caps. Even WebTV has
    > an option for large-size font(s).
    >

    It may defy your logic, but I know of at least two other newsgroups where several people with low
    vision post in all caps and have stated that they can clearly (no pun intended) read it better when
    typing. At least two of the posters have included their reason in their sig. Who are we to judge,
    that is, until we also have low vision.

    Wayne
     
  12. Frogleg

    Frogleg Guest

    On Tue, 03 Feb 2004 13:41:46 GMT, Wayne Boatwright
    <[email protected]> wrote:

    >Frogleg <[email protected]> wrote
    >>
    >>>> Sharon and Ernest in Florida <[email protected]> wrote:
    >>>>
    >>>> > I DO NOT MEAN TO BE RUDE BUT I AM LEGALLY BLIND AND HAVE TO TYPE IN CAPS TO SEE IT. SO NOT
    >>>> > ALL OF US DO IT TO BE RUDE SOME JUST HAVE TO
    >>
    >> This doesn't seem to make sense. Mixed case text is *easier* to read than all caps. Even WebTV
    >> has an option for large-size font(s).
    >>
    >It may defy your logic, but I know of at least two other newsgroups where several people with low
    >vision post in all caps and have stated that they can clearly (no pun intended) read it better when
    >typing. At least two of the posters have included their reason in their sig. Who are we to judge,
    >that is, until we also have low vision.

    That's why I wrote "seem to," Wayne. My vision is poor but correctable, except that not even
    swapping between reading and driving lenses suits all situations. I find reading all caps a great
    deal more difficult than mixed-case. The normal recognition of many words is, for me, *aided* by the
    shape of "I do not mean" rather than deciphering "I DO NOT MEAN" letter by letter.
     
  13. I've known a few blind people over the course of my life. Their typing has been perfect including
    capitals, lower case, punctuation, the works. Since a computer designed for the blind can make the
    typeface any size, I don't understand how all caps could be easier. (I believe what you say; I'm
    just trying to puzzle this out.) Special computers can also raise dots in a way for reading Braille.
    Still, the bottom line is that no one has to read anything they don't want to. I can't stand reading
    messages in all caps so I skip those.

    --Lia
     
  14. Nancy Young

    Nancy Young Guest

    Julia Altshuler wrote:
    >
    > I've known a few blind people over the course of my life. Their typing has been perfect including
    > capitals, lower case, punctuation, the works. Since a computer designed for the blind can make the
    > typeface any size, I don't understand how all caps could be easier. (I believe what you say; I'm
    > just trying to puzzle this out.)

    What I don't understand is, since we all type in capitals and lower case, if they can't read it, how
    are they reading anything we say?

    nancy
     
  15. Barry Grau

    Barry Grau Guest

    Julia Altshuler <[email protected]> wrote in message news:<[email protected]_s53>...
    > I've known a few blind people over the course of my life. Their typing has been perfect including
    > capitals, lower case, punctuation, the works.

    I would expect a typewriter or computer keyboard might be easier to use than a Perkins brailler
    because you only press one key at a time.

    > Since a computer designed for the blind can make the typeface any
    > size, I don't understand how all caps could be easier. (I believe what

    I believe that there is serious refereed published research which indicates that, at least for
    normally sighted people, mixed case is easier to read because the ascenders and descenders create a
    kind of envelope that helps the reader predict what a word will be before he actually focuses on it.
    Similarly, text printed with a ragged right margin is easier to read than right justified text.

    > you say; I'm just trying to puzzle this out.) Special computers can also raise dots in a way for
    > reading Braille. Still, the bottom line is that no one has to read anything they don't want to. I
    > can't stand reading messages in all caps so I skip those.
    >
    >
    > --Lia

    -bwg
     
  16. Frogleg <[email protected]> wrote in
    news:[email protected]:

    > On Tue, 03 Feb 2004 13:41:46 GMT, Wayne Boatwright <[email protected]> wrote:
    >
    >>Frogleg <[email protected]> wrote
    >>>
    >>>>> Sharon and Ernest in Florida <[email protected]> wrote:
    >>>>>
    >>>>> > I DO NOT MEAN TO BE RUDE BUT I AM LEGALLY BLIND AND HAVE TO TYPE IN CAPS TO SEE IT. SO NOT
    >>>>> > ALL OF US DO IT TO BE RUDE SOME JUST HAVE TO
    >>>
    >>> This doesn't seem to make sense. Mixed case text is *easier* to read than all caps. Even WebTV
    >>> has an option for large-size font(s).
    >>>
    >>It may defy your logic, but I know of at least two other newsgroups where several people with low
    >>vision post in all caps and have stated that they can clearly (no pun intended) read it better
    >>when typing. At least two of the posters have included their reason in their sig. Who are we to
    >>judge, that is, until we also have low vision.
    >
    > That's why I wrote "seem to," Wayne. My vision is poor but correctable, except that not even
    > swapping between reading and driving lenses suits all situations. I find reading all caps a great
    > deal more difficult than mixed-case. The normal recognition of many words is, for me, *aided* by
    > the shape of "I do not mean" rather than deciphering "I DO NOT MEAN" letter by letter.
    >

    I totally understand, however, it may be entirely different for the OP. My vision is entirely
    correctable, but one of the applications I use at work is rather old and runs on UNIX. All caps is
    de rigueur. I actually find it easier to read and work with in that situation.

    Wayne
     
  17. Dan Abel

    Dan Abel Guest

    In article <[email protected]>, [email protected]
    wrote:

    > Julia Altshuler wrote:
    > >
    > > I've known a few blind people over the course of my life. Their typing has been perfect
    > > including capitals, lower case, punctuation, the works. Since a computer designed for the blind
    > > can make the typeface any size, I don't understand how all caps could be easier. (I believe what
    > > you say; I'm just trying to puzzle this out.)

    > What I don't understand is, since we all type in capitals and lower case, if they can't read it,
    > how are they reading anything we say?

    I believe that the poster said that they were LEGALLY blind. This means that they can see but not
    well enough. Typing in all caps might just make the letters big enough for a person to read when
    they couldn't see the lower case letters. In any case, the better solution would be just to make ALL
    the letters bigger by increasing the font size. I don't know how to do that in WEBtv, but one poster
    here claims that it can be done.

    When a person can barely read something, it creates a lot of eyestrain.

    --
    Dan Abel Sonoma State University AIS [email protected]
     
  18. [email protected] (Barry Grau) wrote in
    news:[email protected]:

    > Julia Altshuler <[email protected]> wrote in message
    > news:<[email protected]_s53>...
    >> I've known a few blind people over the course of my life. Their typing has been perfect including
    >> capitals, lower case, punctuation, the works.
    >
    > I would expect a typewriter or computer keyboard might be easier to use than a Perkins brailler
    > because you only press one key at a time.
    >
    >> Since a computer designed for the blind can make the typeface any size, I don't understand how
    >> all caps could be easier. (I believe what
    >
    > I believe that there is serious refereed published research which indicates that, at least for
    > normally sighted people, mixed case is easier to read because the ascenders and descenders
    > create a kind of envelope that helps the reader predict what a word will be before he actually
    > focuses on it. Similarly, text printed with a ragged right margin is easier to read than right
    > justified text.
    >
    >> you say; I'm just trying to puzzle this out.) Special computers can also raise dots in a way for
    >> reading Braille. Still, the bottom line is that no one has to read anything they don't want to. I
    >> can't stand reading messages in all caps so I skip those.

    I don't disagree with anything that anyone has said here to either prove or rationalize that mixed
    case is easier to read. That said, however, only the OP knows what she can read and work with best.

    Wayne
     
  19. Nancy Young

    Nancy Young Guest

    Dan Abel wrote:
    >
    > In article <[email protected]>, [email protected] wrote:
    >
    > > Julia Altshuler wrote:
    > > >
    > > > I've known a few blind people over the course of my life. Their typing has been perfect
    > > > including capitals, lower case, punctuation, the works. Since a computer designed for the
    > > > blind can make the typeface any size, I don't understand how all caps could be easier. (I
    > > > believe what you say; I'm just trying to puzzle this out.)
    >
    >
    > > What I don't understand is, since we all type in capitals and lower case, if they can't read it,
    > > how are they reading anything we say?
    >
    > I believe that the poster said that they were LEGALLY blind. This means that they can see but not
    > well enough. Typing in all caps might just make the letters big enough for a person to read when
    > they couldn't see the lower case letters. In any case, the better solution would be just to make
    > ALL the letters bigger by increasing the font size. I don't know how to do that in WEBtv, but one
    > poster here claims that it can be done.
    >
    > When a person can barely read something, it creates a lot of eyestrain.

    No, I understand that, Dan. My point was, how are they able to read what we write, yet are unable to
    read their own typing unless it is in caps.

    nancy
     
  20. Nancy Young wrote:

    > No, I understand that, Dan. My point was, how are they able to read what we write, yet are unable
    > to read their own typing unless it is in caps.

    This was my point as well. If you can learn to touch type, you can learn to touch type caps and
    lower case appropriately. If you can read answers with both, you can type with both and read what
    you've written. Software that helps people who have no vision or low vision exists and isn't that
    hard to find. Has anyone noticed that the original poster dropped out long ago? I'd love to have the
    answers from the one person who can explain the mystery.

    --Lia
     
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