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Sep 26, 1950 (Age: 71)
Suffolk, UK

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LittleGreyCat was last seen:
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      Jill the tt
      Jill the tt
      thanks for telling me that, i'm new and trying to understand everything.
      i wish you well
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    Sep 26, 1950 (Age: 71)
    Suffolk, UK
    Type of diabetes:
    Type 2
    Treatment type:
    Tablets (oral)
    Metformin 500mg * 4
    Walking, cycling.
    Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
    Diet drinks - the artificial sweeteners taste vile.
    Having to forswear foods I have loved all my life.
    Trying to find low carb meals when eating out.


    T2 - diagnosed March 2008.
    Diet and exercise have worked up to April 2012 - now added Metformin to try and get BG even lower.
    Pravastatin 40mg for the cholesterol now discontinued due to side effects.
    Metformin 500mg twice daily for the BG control suspended whilst I get my weight down below mid point of normal BMI.
    Back on the Metformin again over the winter of 2014/2015 because my weight loss has stalled.
    Still on Metformin in 2017; up to 3 * 500 mg per day.
    Weight just below 12 stone so still not at target of 11 stone 7 lbs.
    One bit of good news: last HbA1c was 5.8!

    August 2019 update: last HbA1c 6.6, previous 7.2!
    Now up to 4 * 500 mg Metfomin.
    Today I finally hit my target of 11 stone 7 lbs/161 lbs/73 kg.
    Using Freestyle Libre (self funded) to try and analyse what my body is doing.
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