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Annb
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Aug 14, 1945 (Age: 74)
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Western Isles, Scotland
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Annb

Well-Known Member, Female, 74, from Western Isles, Scotland

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  • About

    Gender:
    Female
    Birthday:
    Aug 14, 1945 (Age: 74)
    Location:
    Western Isles, Scotland
    Occupation:
    Retired college lecturer
    Type of diabetes:
    Type 2
    Treatment type:
    Insulin
    Medication:
    Metformin, Humilin S, Lantus Solostar plus medication for fluid retention and HBP
    Exercise:
    Very little - it takes me all my time to move around due to arthritis
    Probably T2 since 1967 (gestational diabetes unrecognised)
    Diagnosed first by me, then by doctor around 2005
    Weight depressingly high since birth of first son in '67
    Low carbing since 2017 - felt better but no change in BG or weight
    Since September '19 IF and low calorie diet - lost about one stone in a month
    November '19 stuck at 15st 10lb since early October
    Also probably some kidney problems - doctor not bothered
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