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4.9 blood glucose today

Discussion in 'Success Stories and Testimonials' started by initforlove, Jan 26, 2013.

  1. initforlove

    initforlove Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I am impressed

    I thought I would never ever get any better readings than 6's but here I am getting 4's

    this is the first time ever!

    I wanted to share because no matter how impossible that goal might seem, you will get there if you do not give us

    I was diagnosed in October with blood glucose of 11.3

    since then I lost 17 Kilograms in weight

    I am eating around 20 grams of carbohydrates a day
     
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  2. viviennem

    viviennem Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done you! on all counts :D :clap:

    Viv 8)
     
  3. spmccann

    spmccann Type 2 · Active Member

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    Wow thats great well done! :clap:
     
  4. hanadr

    hanadr · Expert

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    Well done!
    persistence rewarded!
    Hana
     
  5. initforlove

    initforlove Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    thank you

    it is always so encouraging to get congratulations from people here

    :D
     
  6. fergus

    fergus Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Really impressive, congratulations and keep up the great work

    fergus
     
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    Tron2112 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Me too initforlove, I got my first <5 reading today just before tea time. I was astounded.

    Then I celebrated with a snickers... :D A hour later it was up again to 6.6. I'll test again in another hour. Hey it's what Dr Bernstein recommends you to do at the start to see what foods to eliminate!


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    meJulie · Well-Known Member

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    Well done, Big Congratulations.

    But how do you manage just 20g of carbs, what diet have u followed? Do you get hungry or tired?

    Would love to have such good results, if you have any tips would be very grateful. :D
     
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    Finzi · Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations! I had a 4.9, just once, the only four I've ever had so far and I remember it just felt amazing!! So well done to you, may it be the first of many :)

    I'm VLC too, so let's hope it's a good omen for me :)


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    viviennem Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Have a look at Viv's Modified Atkins Diet, which is a sticky thread on the Low-carb section of the forum. It works for me. If I go over about 50g daily my BGs go up; if i go over 70g daily i start to put on weight!

    I've lost over 60lb so far (3 years; I'm taking it slowly), and my lipid profile, BP and BGs are all fine. Last HbA1c 5.4.

    Viv 8)
     
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    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    Great job unit and viv :) you guys keep me positive about what's achievable
     
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