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A bit of encouragement?

Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by DUCADUCADUC, Aug 24, 2019.

  1. DUCADUCADUC

    DUCADUCADUC · Member

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    3 months ago, was diagnosed T2 Hba1C of 84.

    Put on Metformin (2 twice a day).

    Hit the internet and found this site, amazing resource.

    So far down from 87.5kg to 81.5kg having a sensible diet.

    I take curcumin supplements.

    Haven't touched bread in 3 months.

    Discovered cycling (and an enormous hill to go up).

    Discovered pork scratchings are a carbohydrate and sugar flatline.... no effect whatsoever!

    Haven't has my "course" yet due to holidays.

    Now my blood sugar hovers between 37 and 55.

    AND I FEEL FULL OF LIFE!
     
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  2. DUCADUCADUC

    DUCADUCADUC · Member

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    Forgot to say, get a meter, invaluable.
    And listen to everyone on here as it helped me immeasurably!
     
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  3. xfieldok

    xfieldok Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done! Try and keep your blood sugars between 37 and 41 and your are golden.l

    You are pretty well gilt plated now! I love Pork Scratchings. I get the lighter ones that are easier on the teeth! No added stuff, really yummy.
     
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    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Absolutely astounding results, @DUCADUCADUC. Lots of hard work and well-deserved. Congrats. I'm very happy for you.
     
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  5. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    Well done! (Especially on that hill :D)
     
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    VashtiB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done- that is inspirational. Your hard work and cycling have really paid off.
     
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  7. JoKalsbeek

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

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    Excellent work, well done!
     
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  8. Route 66

    Route 66 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You sound like you have made a really great start in dealing with this.

    Well done - Onwards and Upwards now, especially with that hill. :)
     
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    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Those are good bg readings and weight reduction @DUCADUCADUC - well done! :)
    Thanks for posting! Are you having 3 month HbA1c retest soon? If so do let us know how it goes.
     
  11. carol43

    carol43 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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