Monthly Archives: August 2013

TACE #4

Due to my liver pain and swelling I brought forward my next TACE (Trans Arterial Chemo Embolization) procedure and last wednesday I found myself yet again on Prof. Vogl’s (a.k.a. Dr. Pain) operating table. But I get ahead of myself. … Continue reading

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Cancer Fever & The Keto Diet

I had nightly fevers in the 38.5 degrees Celsius range for over six months now. A fever can be caused by infection, by the immune system fighting the cancer, or by the cancer itself. A long term fever such as … Continue reading

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Hard Times

Three weeks into my latest ketogenic diet, things took a turn for the worse. For about 8 days I suffered from what felt like severe hypoglycaemia. I had no energy what so ever and even getting out of bed to … Continue reading

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Glucose & Ketone Levels

Three weeks ago I started on a calorie restricted ketogenic diet in a hope of controlling my cancer. A ketogenic diet derives most energy from fat, about 70%, 25% from protein and 5% or less from carbohydrates. Its aim is … Continue reading

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2DG & Keto Diet

Just a quick update. 2-deoxy-d-glucose in combination with the calorie restricted ketogenic diet is taking quite a toll. For the past week I have been feeling severe hypoglycemia style symptoms. I have virtually no energy to do anything. When I … Continue reading

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