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Well-Known Member, Female
Lockdown Life Sep 25, 2020
- RFSMarch was last seen:
- Managing account details, Oct 29, 2020 at 5:14 PM
- Type of diabetes:
- Type 2
- Treatment type:
- Tablets (oral)
Metformin SR 500mg three times a day
Jardiance 25mg Once a day
Also Blood Pressure meds (Candesartan 8mg), 2 capsules turmeric in place of Naproxen anti-inflammatory meds for arthritis
Cardio and rehab stretches for knee (no cartilage) - Spin Bike, Treadmill, Cardio Boxing
SignatureSymptoms: Extreme thirst, up through the night to use the loo, pins and needles in my hand, weight dropped rapidly losing stone and a half in around 3-4 months.
Diagnosed Type 2 - 17 July | Weight 10st 8lb/67.1kg | Weight stable (09/17)
HbA1c (06/17) 111 | (09/17) 59 | (03/18) 45 | (09/18) 59
Fasting Blood Glucose (06/17) 18.5 | (09/17) 6.1 | (03/17) 6.1
Cholesterol (06/17) 6.6 | (09/17) 5 (Trigs 1.36, HDL 1.04, LDL 3.4, Ratio 4.8) | (03/17) (Trigs: 2.1, HDL: 1.16, LDL: 3.2, RATIO: 4.6)
(09/18) 5.5 (Trigs 1.59, HDL 1.06, LDL 3.4)
Blood Pressure: (06/17) High | (09/17) Pre-High
(09/18) After full year on tennis circuit (sports journalist by trade) - impossible to stay LCHF, and saw numbers rise. Metformin increased to 3 a day with meals - Burnout during 2018 and 2019 saw fluctuating bloods from low to high and back again, like a demon BG hobbit!
Metformin SR 500mg x2 (down from 3 - self changed), Jardiance 25mg | Freestyle Libre Sensor Flash Glucose Monitor (not strips) - FBG, Pre/post Exercise, before & twice after meals, bedtime) | Carb count on MyFitnessPal
Last couple of blood tests - results not handed over for comparison by surgery.
2020 - control generally good via meds, LCHF wherever possible, monitoring with Freestyle Libre, regular exercise regime.