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  1. EllieM rated Willow_W's post Hug in the thread Feeling disappointed..

    Hi, I had a hba1c done in december and it came back at 57. I was told it would be repeated in 3 months time and if there was a second...

    Apr 20, 2021 at 12:40 AM
  2. EllieM rated Maco's post Agree in the thread Feeling disappointed..

    You’ve got from an average reading of 9.2mmol to an average score of 8.2mmol. Not bad at all when you look at it like that

    Apr 20, 2021 at 12:39 AM
  3. EllieM replied to the thread Feeling disappointed..

    That's actually quite a big drop. Remember that as a T2 your insulin resistance has built up over a long time and it will take time to...

    Apr 20, 2021 at 12:39 AM
  4. EllieM rated Riva_Roxaban's post Agree in the thread Apples.

    I use the "suck it and see" method for fruit, I try a small serve of whatever fruit is available to see what I can tolerate bgl wise....

    Apr 19, 2021 at 11:36 PM
  5. EllieM replied to the thread Where to start?.

    Welcome to the forums @dillydally . First I''m going to give you a really useful link about T2 and food by @JoKalsbeek...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 10:29 PM
  6. EllieM liked Antje77's post in the thread Changing meds..

    There are many threads on Trulicity, having a look at them may be helpful. If you use the search bar on the top right this comes up:...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 10:07 PM
  7. EllieM replied to the thread Does this sound right?.

    If your blood sugars have only recently come down from a long period of high levels then you can suffer false hypos, where your body...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 10:07 PM
  8. EllieM liked MrsA2's post in the thread Does this sound right?.

    Vibrations from my mower do that to me, as do vibrations from hedge trimmer and even my sons push bike when I ride it. I also get rsi...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 10:03 PM
  9. EllieM rated Ajax's post Agree in the thread A1c and complication relation.

    Diabetes is multidimensional and complex ..so it may be unwise to ✻isolate✻ a single metric ..e.g. HbA1c

    Apr 19, 2021 at 10:02 PM
  10. EllieM rated Mbaker's post Informative in the thread Breakfast carbs.

    Your choices appear to be plant / vegetarian or vegan based is this correct. Just observationally no matter what method of eating is...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 10:00 AM
  11. EllieM rated In Response's post Agree in the thread Breakfast carbs.

    One of the frustrating things about diabetes is that we are all different. We tolerate different amounts of carbs, we have more...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 9:59 AM
  12. EllieM liked Brunneria's post in the thread Breakfast carbs.

    Hi, My recommendation would be to get yourself a blood glucose meter and find out what happens to your blood glucose after that portion...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 9:59 AM
  13. EllieM rated 1970clea's post Agree in the thread Breakfast carbs.

    Testing your blood sugar before and after eating will help you determine which foods are a no go. Personally I got my highest spike...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 9:59 AM
  14. EllieM rated In Response's post Winner in the thread Eyesight.

    The way it was explained to me (albeit, probably a bit simplified) is ... When we have high blood sugars, our body does its best to get...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 9:53 AM
  15. EllieM rated Brunneria's post Agree in the thread Eyesight.

    Hi and welcome Yes, at @LittleGreyCat says, our eyes can be affected by raised blood glucose. This can happen slowly, or quickly, and...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 9:52 AM
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