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Check out the chatty thread Po Nov 2, 2019

Debandez was last seen:
Aug 12, 2020 at 11:40 PM
    1. Debandez
      Hba1c level down from 62 to 44 in less than 3 months
      1. Debandez
        I'm shocked at how type 2 is dealt with following diagnosis knowing what I know now. Apparently I'm the ONLY person who has come through the door armed with books, newspaper articles, recordings of my BG readings. My DN was my mum's DN for years and my mum passed away 11 years ago! I CAN'T believe I'm the ONLY one that has been proactive in trying to reverse diabetes. It made me sad
        Mar 3, 2018
        Mandifadza, 1spuds and deb1960 like this.
    2. Debandez
      I'm shocked at how initial diagnosis is dealt with by GP
      1. flexi06 and bassamaklan like this.
      2. Debandez
        She wanted to put me straight on metformin but I've asked her to bear with me for 3 months whilst I change my diet and exercise. My morning bloods usually aroubd 4.4. If I stick to LC my bloods stay around 5.5 2 hours after my meal. And if I add a slice if wholemeal it goes up to about 7.6. I know I'm still diabetic but I'm working on it like there is no tomorrow
        Mar 3, 2018
      3. Debandez
        I'm testing everything now to see exactly how my body deals with different foods and it's really helping my understand. Thank you to everyone on here for all your help and guidance.
        Mar 3, 2018
        1spuds and flexi06 like this.
      4. bassamaklan
        I am facing something I can't understand, which is my BG from 6AM to 12PM never spikes, even if my diet is messy, and becomes under 120mg/dl 2 hours after breakfast (My initial thought is because I am active in work during that period). But things start to get messy in the afternoon and my BG spikes easily.
        Mar 27, 2018
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    Type of diabetes:
    Type 2 (in remission!)
    Treatment type:
    Diet only
    Not applicable
    Diagnosed 8 December 2017
    HBA1C 62 weight 14 stone 3lbs (90.2kg) height 5 feet 9.5
    16 February 2018 HBA1C 47 weight 12 stone 6 lbs (78.92kg)
    22 March 2018 weight 11 stone 12 lbs (75.2kg) HBA1C 42 (using home testing kit)
    28 April 2018 weight 11 stone 8lbs (73.4kg) HBA1C 37 (using home testing kit)
    15 May 2018 HBA1C 41 at gp surgery. NON DIABETIC RANGE.
    28 June 2018 weight 10 stone 13lbs (69.3kg). Mysugr HBA1C estimate currently 33.7 on 25/7/18).


    8 December 2017 HbA1c 62
    19 February 2018 HbA1c 47
    15 May 2018 HbA1c 41
    20 November 2018 HbA1c 39
    2 April 2019 HbA1c 40
    18 November 2019 hbA1c 36
    LCHF woe
    Weight down from 14 stone 7lbs to 10 stone 7lbs. Currently maintaining well
    No meds.

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