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pleinster

Well-Known Member, Male, 59, from Scotland

My cat, Spookie, eats more carbs in a day than I do in a week - wee football shaped beastie! Jun 13, 2017

pleinster was last seen:
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      pleinster
      pleinster
      2nd HbA1c test shows progress...current meter readings improving all the time. :)
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      pleinster
      pleinster
      Much closer to normal range through LC diet alone..
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      pleinster
      pleinster
      Getting there with sugar levels...improvement to new kidney function...progess
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      pleinster
      pleinster
      Today's slip (roll with burger) not worth spike..nor the weetabix ("just to see"). Strictly come dieting tomorrow.
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      pleinster
      pleinster
      FAB ice lolly sneaked in today...can't turn your back on the buggers for a second.
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      pleinster
      pleinster
      Making progress with low carb diet but...ice-lollies keep sneaking up on me.
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      azure
      azure
      Hi : )

      The info that appears below some people's posts is their 'signature'. You can add a signature if you choose to by going to your profile.

      I'm glad you're finding the forum useful : )

      Regards,

      Azure
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        pleinster
        Thanks for that. :)
        Nov 8, 2015
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      pleinster
      pleinster
      Diabetes 2 post kidney transplant (on steroids)...Initial readings 9 - 15.5; since lowering carbs - 6.5 - 9
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      pleinster
      pleinster
      Diabetes 2 post kidney transplant....trying to get lower levels by avoiding carbs.
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      pleinster
      pleinster
      Carbs...to eat or not to eat...that is the question. Missing my rolls.
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    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    May 24, 1962 (Age: 59)
    Location:
    Scotland
    Occupation:
    undiscovered literary giant
    Type of diabetes:
    Type 2
    Treatment type:
    Diet only
    Medication:
    plenty for everything expect diabetes
    Exercise:
    treadmill, sit-ups, watching TV, sofa hogging...I may be exaggerating the first two.
    Likes:
    writing, painting, sleeping
    Dislikes:
    ignorance
    Diagnosed with Type 2 several months after a kidney transplant, and as a consequence of steroid and anti-rejection drugs.
    Levels improved after stopping pills and focusing on low carb diet instead.

    I am currently not working and don't expect to be any time soon. Degrees in Classics and Law don't seem to count if you are 53! I am, however, still writing...one day...one day...

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    Type 2 diagnosed Apr 2015 (BS of 20.5) after steroid treatment following transplant;
    HbA1c Oct 8th 2015 : 54 (7.1%; 8.6 mmols); Nov 1st 2015 - Low Carb diet/meds stopped;
    HbA1c Nov19th 2015 : 49 (6.6%; 7.9 mmols); HbA1c Dec 17th 2015 : 43 (6.1%; 7.1 mmols);
    HbA1c Ju
    ly 21st 2016 : 43 (6.1%; 7.1 mmols) ;
    HbA1c March 3rd 2017 : 41 (5.9%; 6.8mmols); HbA1c November 16th 2017 : 37 :); HbA1c January 25th : 42 (pfft!)

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