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  1. xfieldok replied to the thread Diagnosed type 2 on Thursday.

    Ther people on this site will become your bestest friends. However, be cautious. Do your own research. Ask lots of questions, and if...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 10:18 PM
  2. xfieldok replied to the thread A bit of encouragement?.

    Well done! Try and keep your blood sugars between 37 and 41 and your are golden.l You are pretty well gilt plated now! I love Pork...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 9:45 PM
  3. xfieldok replied to the thread Diagnosed type 2 on Thursday.

    Second, third and fourth what everyone else says. I went for the Tee2. Phoned them up, ordered 200 strips and they threw in the meter...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 9:38 PM
  4. xfieldok liked Rachox's post in the thread Recently Diagnosed.

    Hi and welcome to the forum. Here’s a link to our useful info post:...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 8:36 PM
  5. xfieldok replied to the thread Diagnosed type 2 on Thursday.

    Meh! Easier said than done with double vision.

    Aug 24, 2019 at 8:30 PM
  6. xfieldok replied to the thread Recently Diagnosed.

    @Rachox please can you post your link to the welcome pack.

    Aug 24, 2019 at 8:29 PM
  7. xfieldok replied to the thread Recently Diagnosed.

    Don't bother spending money on recipe books. There are thousands of recipes online for free. Check that the carb count for the recipe...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 8:27 PM
  8. xfieldok replied to the thread Recently Diagnosed.

    Welcome to the forum. You will get loads of advice here and someone will post a link to the welcome pack. Your tiredness etc will...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 7:58 PM
  9. xfieldok replied to the thread Diagnosed type 2 on Thursday.

    Ah, missed the bit about your Dr recommending low carb. Things are improving! Food will affect each of us differently, hence the need...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 7:53 PM
  10. xfieldok replied to the thread Diagnosed type 2 on Thursday.

    I was 122 when diagnosed. You do need to test, buy your own blood glucose meter. we can advise. You don't need to advise DVLA (so far...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 7:36 PM
  11. xfieldok replied to the thread Taken off one of my meds 5 weeks ago and now have.

    Can you tell us what type you are and what meds have you dropped?

    Aug 24, 2019 at 4:31 PM
  12. xfieldok replied to the thread Newly diagnosed type 2.

    For biscuits google keto biscuits, in fact google keto anything you fancy. Thousands of recipes on line. Also google fat bombs.

    Aug 24, 2019 at 8:25 AM
  13. xfieldok replied to the thread Type 2 How to take the medication.

    I take prednisolone in the morning after food. I was told it can interfere with sleep if taken later in the day.

    Aug 24, 2019 at 6:16 AM
  14. xfieldok replied to the thread Type 2 Breakfast Ideas.

    Porridge can be problematical for some folks, so you need to test for it. Since I got my levels down to reasonable levels, my breakfast...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 9:48 PM
  15. xfieldok replied to the thread When do you have your first HbA1C test after diagnosis?.

    3 months for me as well. If you use a blood glucose meter, record your food and results in a free app called mySugr. Gives you an...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 9:38 PM
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