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According to my consultant update 2015

Discussion in 'Reactive Hypoglycemia' started by Lamont D, Jan 15, 2015.

  1. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Thanks mate! Will let you know when I've spoken to doctor!;):)
     
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    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Linagirl Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Hiya what was the outcome of your chat with the consultant about statins Nosher? The stroke consultant put me on a high dose statin which I took for three days and stopped. I don't want to be on them but wondered what had happened for you :) Emma
     
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    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    We actually didn't speak about it really, he just acknowledged that I had stopped taking them.
    He had read my history! And he did say that he didn't want to upset the good work I was doing with not having hypos. I think that was more important and I didn't need them.
     
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    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Last update in 2015.

    As stated in my blog, I am in great control., in ketosis and hovering just below unless intermittent fasting.
    I couldn't be better, next endocrinologist appointment in May next year.
    All my life signs are in the normal range.
    Have found myself not testing as much simply because I plan out my meals according to my work and family duties.
    I think I have this condition well and truly reined in.
    No hypos since my last OGTT in February. That is truly amazing!
    I still get the odd symptoms but nothing as bad as when in hypo hell!
    My weight is still going down, hovering around 11and a half stone, that's over five stones or as near **** that's gone!
    I cannot stress enough how a very low carb lifestyle has changed my life for the better.
    I cannot thank enough the people who have helped me, especially my consultant, who recognised my condition for what it was, he has taught me things and with my own research and this forum, I now understand and can help others who might not know what is going on with their bodies!

    We have now have our own forum, with help from the diabetes.co.uk team and @Brunneria, we have took a step forward in getting the condition of Reactive Hypoglycaemia more known and helping others looking for knowledge.

    Very low carb helps with control and weight loss.

    How simple is that? And it works!

    I will start a new thread in the new year.
    So best wishes for Christmas and the new year!
    A special seasons greetings to all RH ers!
    Have a wonderful low carb Christmas!

    Nosher.
     
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    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Oops, nearly forgot!

    Or I remembered too late for the last post!

    My consultant has done a study of my OGTT and another RH patient's OGTT and compared the findings on a graph and has presented the findings to other endocrinologists and health care providers as well as a few health trusts.
    It is the success of using sitagliptin as a controlling med. It is not a cure, but reduces hypers, so the less likely of having a hypo.
    My consultant has been in conversation with the pharmaceutical company and they have planned a new bigger study on the effects of the drug for RH ers!
    This is a big step forward in treatment and you can now allow a few more low carbs into our diet. If we want to. I am still reticent but have upped my carbs a little more so I'm hovering around the edge of ketosis and if my really sensitive awareness is alarmed, I can soon be back in ketosis.
    I won't find any more out unless something happens in the meantime until I see my specialist in May!
    But that will be in next year's thread. (Merry Christmas!)
     
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    Linagirl Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Wow this is so inspiring nosher! I still have such a long way to go to find out what is happening with me but I know that with yours and bruns enormous support I can at least sort out my weight and blood sugar control and that means so much.

    Have a wonderful Christmas. All I can say is thank god for roasted celeriac!!

    Emma. Xx
     
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