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3 Months on HbA1c results

Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by Blade72, Apr 6, 2022.

  1. Blade72

    Blade72 · Active Member

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    Hi

    I updated you a while back after first being diagnosed before Xmas with a
    HbA1c 96 I'm now at 39.

    I've achieved thus with support from my amazing wife introducing ingredients swaps , baking me low carb bread, buying low carb food where possible, carb counting and embarking on a lifestyle change which has seen me lose 22lbs.

    Obviously it's a good result but one I don't take for granted and will continue with my lifestyle change and weight loss programme. I'm 49 and have also upped my exercise regime by walking more.

    Thankyou to those in the group who have given me support
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  2. Ronancastled

    Ronancastled Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Magnificent result. Hard work paying off.
     
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    Outlier · Well-Known Member

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    Brilliant result, and what an angel of a wife - buy the lady some flowers if you haven't already.

    It's so much easier to keep to the straight and narrow with a supportive family.
     
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  4. Blade72

    Blade72 · Active Member

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    Thankyou I will
     
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    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Excellent results and wonderful that you have amazing support too - it’s hard to make changes with no support. I’m very grateful like you for the supportative members on this forum too.
    Results like yours too help to keep motivation going.
     
  6. Blade72

    Blade72 · Active Member

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    Thank you that's kind words
     
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  7. Blade72

    Blade72 · Active Member

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    Yes it is , she was also talking about low carb food before I was diagnosed, but she has done a lot of research and created dishes that taste what I call normal but the subtle ingredients swaps mean it's low carb. I was sceptical at first but with the weight loss and blood sugars coming down something is working.
     
  8. Debandez

    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Now that is what you call teamwork! Brilliant result. Brilliant wife :) well done to you both.
     
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    Robbity2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations to both you and your supportive wife on those great results.

    Low carb as you've discovered certainly doesn't mean low quality low pleasure eating!
     
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