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1st hba1c result since diagnosis

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by chocoholicnomore, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. chocoholicnomore

    chocoholicnomore Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Just got my first result since being diagnosed- 6.8 :D

    I am really pleased with this result. I was 9.5 in September when diagnosed.

    Have an appointment with doctor tomorrow to discuss result. I hope he changes his mind about increasing metformin.

    Couldn't have done it without all the help, support and advice from everyone on the forum.

    Thank you all so much.

    Marina
    :D :D
     
  2. Mervyn

    Mervyn · Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations !! ;-)
     
  3. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Well done Martina! :thumbup:
     
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    Ann19 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done :clap: :clap:

    I think that yo have a valid argument to put off increasing medication as long as there isn't any other reason for it!

    Ann
     
  5. viviennem

    viviennem Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done, Marina. You've certainly worked hard enough for it :clap: :D

    Viv 8)
     
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    Gosh, well done you xxxx :clap: :clap: :clap:

    In such a short time as well, and a lot of self denial, and discipline and a lot of hard work too

    So very pleased for you
    Alisonxxx :D :D :D
     
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    Sid Bonkers Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done Marina, good work :thumbup:
     
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    sweetenoughthanks · Member

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    Well done - that's a lot of progress!! :thumbup:

    Got my first result this week since being diagnosed in June.

    HBA1C down to 6.8 from 7.5 with the help of 2 slow release x metformin every night.

    CHolesterol down to 4 from 7 with help of Lipitor!

    V pleased!! :) :D
     
  9. chocoholicnomore

    chocoholicnomore Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you all for your comments.

    I have been to doctor today to discuss the results and just have to share with people who understand and realise why I am so happy. (other people don't seem to realise the relevance of my results)

    The doctor was over the moon and totally surprised. My cholesterol has also reduced from 6.2 to 3.5 and I have lost 8kg since September. He told me that I am now at non diabetic levels :D He said that I am not cured but "very well controlled" :clap:

    He said I don't need to increase metformin but still take 2 X 500g which I am currently taking. He said he is no longer concerned about me and the risk of complications.

    When I said to him "you told me to aim for hba1c of 7" he replied " I was pushing my luck and didn't for a minute expect it!" He made me so happy.

    It's my Christmas night out tonight and I intend to fully enjoy it and forget about diabetes for one night.

    I am so happy and wish to thank every single one of you for all your help and support.

    Marina
    :D :D :D
     
  10. noblehead

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    Enjoy the night out Marina! :D
     
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    Well done Marina! That's fantastic news. We shall have to celebrate after Christmas :)
     
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