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Can a type 2 who’s recently been diagnosed get insulin sensitivity like a non diabetic

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Jessielouiseb, Jun 3, 2019.

  1. Jessielouiseb

    Jessielouiseb I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    so someone who’s recently been diagnosed and maybe got their blood sugar to non diabetic levels, can they fix their metabolism and have the same amount of insulin sensitivity compared to a healthy non diabetic
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Master

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    Probably..although you would need to define how you would measure it....
     
  3. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    The other problem is that even though you may have only recently been diagnosed, you won’t necessarily know how long you have actually had it?
     
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  4. Jessielouiseb

    Jessielouiseb I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well I had a blood test 5 years ago and everything was perfectly normal back then, my hba1c was 4.8
     
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    Caprock94 · Well-Known Member

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    What if you had it less than a year? Decent chance?
     
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    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    I just posed the question, but I’m afraid I don’t have the answer! Sorry :(
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    High blood sugar levels - high enough to get a diabetes diagnosis, are the last thing to happen. It all starts with high insulin levels, leading to insulin resistance and fatty liver. This can progress over many years, even decades, before sugar levels materialise into a diabetes diagnosis. As there were 5 years between your HbA1c of 4.8 and your diagnosis, you cannot tell how long you have had metabolic syndrome. Your blood sugar levels could have increased at any point in that time without you knowing it.
     
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    Veryanxious Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    For me sensitivity has rapidly reduced. I had A1c of 5.3% 6 months before and 90 fasting sugar, then I got A1c of 6.1% but fasting is still 94mg/dl , so was not officially diagnosed prediabetic.
    But I know I am and I feel I am getting worse at a rapid rate. And no, for me I am unable to get to my previous sensitivity level. Even though I have caught this insulin resistance very early and been on keto diet, my sensitivity is not back to normal.
    I am still hopeful and trying to get the sensitivity back.
    I suggest you to try, because if you try to get atleast you will have a chance to get it back, but if you don't try you will never.
     
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