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- Jun 10, 2016
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Well-Known Member, Female, from Scottish Highlands
- Scottish Highlands
- Type of diabetes:
- Type 2 (in remission!)
- Treatment type:
- Diet only
SignatureT2 - diet (lowish carb <80g) and exercise
given diagnosis by Diabetic Nurse on 31/05/16 after a fasting glucose tolerance test : results - fasting 9.0m.mol / 17.7m.mol after 2 hours (random blood test result was 10.7 m.mol) - very obese
First follow up after 3 months on 30/08/16 : HbA1c result - 39 and lost some weight
Second follow up 06/12/16 no blood test this time but lost some more weight
9 months from diagnosis 07/03/17 : HbA1c - 29 (and lost more weight)
one year in 13/06/17 : no blood test but lost some more weight and blood pressure is fine
15 months after diagnosis : blood taken 05/09/17, HbA1c - 26 and lost enough weight to be 'overweight' instead of 'obese'
18 months - second eye screen shows 'no diabetic changes' feet check out ok and lost a bit more weight.
21 months after diagnosis 05/03/18 HbA1c 27 considered to be 'well controlled' , lipid profile is normal, other blood tests marked 'normal', blood pressure is fine and BMI is now between 25-26
27 months after diagnosis - HbA1c is 29, blood and lipid results 'normal', blood pressure fine, BMI remains 25-26. Eye screening results 'no changes'
33 mths - HbA1c is 28, blood lipid results ok, blood pressure ok, BMI @26-27, liver and kidney function ok.
39 months - HbAic is 30, no lipid results this time, blood pressure ok, feet check ok, weight fairly stable eye screening 'no diabetic changes'
45 months - HbA1c is 30, kidney and liver function normal, TC 4.8/ HDL 1.5/ LDL 3.00/ Trigs 0.6/ Ratio 3.2 BP normal, BMI 26-27
~a work in progress~