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First blood check T2

Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by Barrowbakers, Nov 10, 2017.

  1. Barrowbakers

    Barrowbakers Type 2 · Active Member

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    Well 3 months in and just been to nurse. Bg down from 7 to 6.1. Blood pressure was 149/62 now 130/62. Lost 3 stone on low carb diet.
    A decrease in symptoms - only getting up max 2 times a night, dry mouth improving and generally feeling more inclined to do things. Diet has been a little boring but now getting more adventurous. Anyone out there struggling it’s the longish haul I’m afraid but appears worth the trouble
     
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    chalup Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It sounds to me as if you are doing fantastic. If you have not already done so I would highly recommend getting a meter and testing at home. This will let you know immediately if your food adventures are working out all right for you.
     
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    hankjam Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What @chalup said.
    You're doing good and it is a long haul
    Hj
     
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    Ross.Walker Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Keep up the great work, you are doing a fantastic job
    As for a boring diet I can only recommend you pop to the deli and get a tonne of garlic, chilli, coriander, basil, paprika etc. You will be surprised how yet another chicken salad can become a comforting and good for you.

    edited because of a duplicate superlative.
     
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  5. Barrowbakers

    Barrowbakers Type 2 · Active Member

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    Thanks everyone - it is quite amazing what you can eat if you take care.
     
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    Guzzler Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Great job! Well worth the trouble but the trouble part is short lived. Keep it up.
     
  7. kokhongw

    kokhongw I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I suppose it helps to discover what you can enjoy...
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