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Blood sugars

Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by Lordbean1, Mar 27, 2018.

  1. Lordbean1

    Lordbean1 Type 2 · Member

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    Guys can I ask for some advice

    Been t2 now for 6 months and taking Sr metformin last week or so my usher have been high 20 and even into the 30s

    Can’t get testing kit from gp, long term sick so tight budgets

    Low carb diet so I’m doing all I can my other disabilities stop me doing a lot of exercise
     
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  2. Arab Horse

    Arab Horse Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Not sure where you live but as I understand it in the UK you are entitled to free prescriptions if you have diabetes. You need to ask to see a different Dr if your glucose is that high and nothing is being done. It amounts to medical negligence and is disastrous for your long term health. Go back and insist on getting some medical help or a referral. I am fortunate in that I was a biochemist so I monitor myself closely (with the odd lapse) and discuss my care with my DN.
     
  3. Resurgam

    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    A low carb diet had an immediate effect on my BG levels, so I think you might need some reassessment - and perhaps insulin in order to reduce those really rather concerning levels. Six months on a low carb diet and I was no longer in the diabetes or even prediabetes ranges.
     
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