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Ronancastled's Recent Activity

  1. Ronancastled replied to the thread I've been really ill.

    I doubt this but you're entitled to your own reasoning.

    Sep 24, 2021 at 11:31 PM
  2. Ronancastled replied to the thread OGTT + Insulin test : how do I read these results?.

    Your 2 hour would put you firmly in the pre-diabetic zone, 140-199mg/dl. You're producing plenty of insulin so your beta cells seem...

    Sep 24, 2021 at 12:34 PM
  3. Ronancastled replied to the thread Blurred vision.

    Normalising BG from a diabetic state can take 6-8 weeks to resolve glucose levels in the eyeball. Now that's a stat I often see quoted,...

    Sep 23, 2021 at 10:18 PM
  4. Ronancastled posted a new thread.

    Does anyone worry that some meds may hasten the requirement for insulin ?

    Sorry for this doozy but I'm waiting on the Ryder Cup opening ceremony & I am on my second glass of a fine Malbec. I've avoided meds...

    Forum: Type 2 Diabetes

    Sep 23, 2021 at 10:10 PM
  5. Ronancastled replied to the thread Seed crackers M&S.

    Both of you disgust me . . . . it's a marmite thing [insert puking emoji]

    Sep 23, 2021 at 9:42 PM
  6. Ronancastled replied to the thread Blurred vision.

    Oh yes, wait until your levels start dropping with the good advice on here. You are in for a rollercoaster . . . I wouldn't go buying...

    Sep 23, 2021 at 9:39 PM
  7. Ronancastled replied to the thread hyello.

    Greetings @Alzeeb My doc diagnosed me with an A1c of 52 & a follow up of 48. You've been done a disservice by being described as a...

    Sep 23, 2021 at 9:36 PM
  8. Ronancastled replied to the thread Is it ever to late ?.

    Anything is possible & probably depends on your residual beta cell function. Taylor states clearly that: I believe from memory that...

    Sep 23, 2021 at 10:24 AM
  9. Ronancastled replied to the thread Fasting blood glucose readings.

    I try to simulate the timing of a lab draw were I to attend a surgery. Somewhere close to an hour after I wake.

    Sep 23, 2021 at 8:38 AM
  10. Ronancastled replied to the thread I have to go to weightloss group.

    I also too joined Slimming World, I was their Slimmer of the Year 2020 before Lockdown #1. I achieved this by completely ignoring their...

    Sep 23, 2021 at 8:35 AM
  11. Ronancastled attached a file to the thread My libre 2 sugar graph.

    I had a few extended lows in my first 48 hours, see below. [ATTACH] Kinda settled down after that. Have you got a finger prick meter...

    Capture 1.PNG Sep 22, 2021 at 12:34 PM
  12. Ronancastled replied to the thread Rapid drop in BGLs.

    Reactive hypoglycemia may be what you're describing

    Sep 22, 2021 at 8:27 AM
  13. Ronancastled replied to the thread A1C jumped after reversal - should I be worried?.

    So you've gone from A1c 5.3% to 5.6%, that's an average glucose of 5.9mmol/L to 6.3mmol/L, it's relatively tiny in the scheme of things....

    Sep 22, 2021 at 8:25 AM
  14. Ronancastled replied to the thread Type 2 Does a Low Carb diet work for "normal" BMI Type 2?.

    Perfect candidate for low carb

    Sep 20, 2021 at 9:07 PM
  15. Ronancastled replied to the thread New Diabetic with Type 2 - questions.

    Have you been back in touch with your surgery, there are tests for LADA or T1, just make sure they have run those. Then there is the...

    Sep 20, 2021 at 12:50 AM
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