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5 Years In, Who Said Low Carb is Unsustainable?!

Discussion in 'Success Stories and Testimonials' started by Rachox, May 11, 2022.

  1. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    I had my annual diabetic bloods taken on Monday, exactly 5 years after my type 2 diagnosis. Just saw my results on line, everything is in normal ranges and my HbA1c, despite the death of my mother 9 weeks ago, an attack of shingles at Easter and a broken toe last weekend, is…….. drum roll……..37! To say I’m chuffed is an understatement. I love the food I eat and don’t struggle at all these days. Five years ago I never would have thought I could be this content, on what many view as a very restrictive diet.
    I also noticed when I logged on to find my results that my record has been marked “statin intolerant”!
     
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  2. Jayne1983

    Jayne1983 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done that’s brilliant xx so sorry about your mam hope your ok xx
     
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    MaviesDavies2 · Member

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    Bravo! Gives me hope x
     
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    zand Type 2 · Master

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    Well done, brilliant news.

    Sorry to hear about your mother.
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    What a great result - and especially so as you have been through so much. Well done and thanks for sharing to inspire others. Superstar.
     
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    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    I'm so happy for you, what a wonderful and well deserved result!
     
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    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations @Rachox that is such good news - I’m also heading to 5 year anniversary of low carb eating this summer and like you I enjoy this way of eating having worked out both what works for my bgs, plus my likes and dislikes. You’ve had some very challenging personal events recently and I’m sure that managing your sugar levels will have helped you deal better with all the stressful stuff. Well done you such brilliant news on keeping your sugars as normal for 5 years - even though I’m sure like me you were told it was a progressive illness instead of which not only have you put it into remission but also stayed at normal levels.
     
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  8. Riva_Roxaban

    Riva_Roxaban Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Excellent work @Rachox.

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  9. hankjam

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

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    Very good news @Rachox you've done good.
     
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    EllieM Type 1 · Moderator
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    Awesome news @Rachox , congratulations.
     
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  11. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Only five?
    Ha!

    Great stuff!
     
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  12. MrsA2

    MrsA2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What a brilliant result, and post.
    You are such a support and help to so many
     
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    Overwhelmed Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @Rachox, with all that has happened to you recently bravo on your results. Here's to the next 5. Gives me and others great encouragement to see that lc is sustainable long term
     
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    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    @Rachox many congrats and thanks for helping and inspiring us all.
     
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    Dr Snoddy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wonderful news Rachox! I bet you breathed a big sigh of relief after all you have been through recently. Continue to be a source of encouragement and inspiration!
     
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    LeftPeg Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations!
     
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    Your results speak for themselves - bravo!
     
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    I'm another long term low carber, and I'm always impressed by your low and stable HbA1c results @Rachox , particularly as you've not always had things easy. So my congratulations.

    (My levels tend to indicate more obviously any issues I have with, health, pain, etc...)
     
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    carol43 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Well done, mine is due soon. John is now pre-diabetic, spoke to nurse on phone and she said - she will leave it up to me because I know what I am doing.
     
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