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Ultramum was last seen:
Apr 26, 2021
    1. Teammidwife
      @Ultramum thank you, I read the comments in the thread you posted and found it helpful. Am running again with the running group tomorrow evening (when I say running, I use the term loosely, lol)
    2. Teammidwife
      @Ultramum thank you. I haven't got the hang of this forum, so don't know how to open up my question to a general group response.
      1. Ultramum
        I'll see if I can put it in a thread and tag you so you can find it :-)
        Apr 2, 2017
      2. Ultramum
        Apr 2, 2017
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      3. h884
        Well done you. Have been doing a lot of walking which has helped to bring down my HB 1AC
        Apr 8, 2017
    3. Teammidwife
      @Ultramum I asked this of you as you stated your BG had gone up after exercising
    4. Teammidwife
      Hi @Ultramum Having got my HbA1 down to 42, I am down to one metformin per day, am worried it will go up without the metformin, so have joined a beginners running club
      have just done today's run and my BG at 12:30 was 6.8 and at 13:50 after the. Run was 8.2 ! I did not eat before the run, so have you any idea if this is normal? Maybe other T2s could answer too. Am confused as I thought it would really go down
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      2. Ultramum
        It's something to do with the insulin resistance from what I can remember ... when we exercise the cells want more energy and send a shout out to the liver - it converst some glucagon to glucose and sends it out in the bloodstream.
        Apr 2, 2017
      3. Ultramum
        Because of the insulin resisistance the tissues can't make use of the extra glucose and are still sending messages back to the liver saying "where's my glucose" so it sends some more ... or something along those lines. It's a similar thing to the dawn phenomenon.
        Apr 2, 2017
      4. Ultramum
        I hope that helps - as I say you may want to see if others have any ideas by posting this in a thread in the main forum as this just seems to be on my profile
        Apr 2, 2017
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    December 21
    Type of diabetes:
    Type 2
    Treatment type:
    Tablets (oral)
    Metformin 2g (500g x4)
    Sitagliptin 25mg
    Walking when I can


    Type 2 diagnosed c2005 - controlled on Metformin and diet until about 2 yrs ago when the numbers started creeping up

    12/6/17: FBG = 6.7 BMI = 38.7 Now taking Metformin 500mg with breakfast and Glucophage 1g with evening meal - dropped the 25mg of Sitagliptin

    25/5/17: FBG 7.2 HbA1c = 49 Waist =115cm
    20/3/17 Now taking Metformin 500mg and Sitagliptin 25mg with breakfast and Glucophage 1g with evening meal
    6/3/17. BP 120/78 (taken twice as HCP didn't believe it the first time round!)
    10/2/17 Started LCHF.

    6/2/17: Fasting BG = 10.8 HbA1C = 68 Waist = 118cm
    Total Chol = 6.8 HDL = 1.13 LDL = 5.6 Trig = 6.3 (???)
    BP = 156/94 BMI = 40.5
    Metformin 2g and Sitagliptin 25mg
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