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18 months on from diagnosis

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by FreshStartF, Oct 22, 2019.

  1. FreshStartF

    FreshStartF Type 2 · Newbie

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    So today marks 18 months since I was diagnosed with type 2, with HBA1c of 84, weighing in at 150KG.

    My current Stats are 28 for the last two HBA1c, and weigh 92KG (im tall aha)

    Had a load of health issues which as of today seem to be resolved ❤.

    I had high blood pressure, which is now normal, without medication after being on candersartan for over a year,

    I'm off the metformin, after being on 4 x 500mg

    Also other issues seem to have resolved, at one point there was worry about my kidneys but everything is fine apart from slightly high protein which they put down to me being overweight for so long prior.

    I did have a referral to the diabetes clinic but have been discharged saying I no longer have diabetes
    I know I still have it just that its in remission, eg if I eat a cake my sugars will most likley rocket. I'm not willing to test it either way!

    I put my success down to very low carb diet( thanks to this website and its amazing info) and a change to my activity levels for helping turn my life around from the initial shock of being diagnosed. I've literally changed everything about my life & will keep it this way going forward
     
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    #1 FreshStartF, Oct 22, 2019 at 9:21 PM
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  2. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Very well done!
     
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  3. xfieldok

    xfieldok Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You are an absolute star :)
     
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  4. poemagraphic

    poemagraphic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Go YOU!
    Well done.
    Po
     
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  5. ziggy_w

    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Stellar results, @FreshStartF. You've rocked it. Lots of hard work and well done.
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Excellent results... well done you for all your achievements as well as for taking charge of your health.
     
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    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    carol43 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    ianf0ster Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi FreshStartF,
    What a great success story. It is so inspiring, especially in now being BP and Diabetes medication free.

    Please post your story in the Low Carb Success stories thread - people need to be inspired !
     
    #9 ianf0ster, Oct 23, 2019 at 9:08 AM
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  10. JoKalsbeek

    JoKalsbeek I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Excellent work! Well done, and congratulations. :)
     
  11. FreshStartF

    FreshStartF Type 2 · Newbie

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    Thanks for the support everyone❤ hope it inspires people
     
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    Brunneria Other · Guru
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    Brilliant achievement! Well done!!!
     
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  14. VashtiB

    VashtiB Type 2 · Moderator
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    Wow! what a great story! it is always great to hear these stories for us that aren't as far on the journey, it is very inspirational.

    Thanks for posting!
     
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