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BrianTheElder
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BrianTheElder

Well-Known Member, Male, 75, from Surrey, UK

BrianTheElder was last seen:
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Aug 30, 1943 (Age: 75)
    Location:
    Surrey, UK
    Occupation:
    Retired Structural Engineer
    Type of diabetes:
    Type 2
    Treatment type:
    Diet only
    Medication:
    None for diabetes
    Escitalopram for depression
    Exercise:
    Walking, DIY
    Likes:
    Food, design, being creative
    Dislikes:
    Snide people
    Type 2 diabetic, diagnosed Aug 2013
    Jan 2017 Stopped all metformin and statins, now diet only.
    May 2017 High cholesterol, so back on 10mg Atorvastatin.
    March 2019 Off statins again.
    Bloods
    Aug 2013 HbA1c 118, TC 4.7, HDL 0.97, TC/HDL 4.8, Trigs 2.14
    Dec 2013 HbA1c 41, TC 3.5, HDL 1.24, TC/HDL 2.8, Trigs 0.87, LDL 1.86
    Oct 2014 HbA1c 41, TC 3.6, HDL 1.32, TC/HDL 2.7, Trigs 1.12, non-HDL 2.3
    Oct 2015 HbA1c 39, TC 3.9, HDL 1.24, TC/HDL 3.1, non-HDL 2.7

    Started LCHF diet July 2016
    Dec 2016 HbA1c 31, TC 5.8, HDL 1.70, TC/HDL 3.4, non-HDL 4.1
    Apr 2017 HbA1c 35, TC 10.3, HDL 1.79, TC/HDL 5.8, Trigs 1.8, non-HDL 8.5
    Weight (target 70kg)
    Aug 2013 90kg
    Jul 2016 84.5kg,
    Oct 2016 70.6kg
    Dec 2016 81.7kg (Florida hols + Xmas)
    May 2017 67.9kg

    Diet (ketogenic)

    Targets: Fat 130g, Carbs 15g, Fibre 15g, Protein 50g.
    Calories from macronutrients: Fat 80%, Carbs 4%, Fibre 2%, Protein 14%.

    Calculated energy from macronutrients: 1460kcal.
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