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Coming off insulin success

Discussion in 'Type 2 with Insulin' started by Bev18, Feb 16, 2015.

  1. Bev18

    Bev18 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi, not posted for a while.

    But have been off insulin for a week. Because most recent HBa1C was 46, :). Last may it was 146, August time had dropped to 64.

    However, put a stone in weight on, which is now the next test to loose that. I obviously cant loose weight / stay the same and get blood sugars down at the same time.

    So now on cheap version of slow acting metformin called Sukkarto due to our local CCG trying to save money on prescribing budgets, I've had to give in and go back on statins after being off it a year, but on Atorvastin which has been ok side effect wise, and on 1.2 Victoza

    Finger prick tests are averaging 7.0 -7.5 which is slightly high but still good for me. I was having a couple of hypos.

    Even had one before i went in for my operation under local anaesthetic 2 weeks ago, it dropped from 9.7 to 4.9 in an hour or so at the hospital, despite deliberately having toast with some jam to keep levels up. So had 2 digestive biscuits sat in the theatre waiting area - that was a bit different.

    Happy days.
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  2. Alba37

    Alba37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done Bev, that's great news. I hope it can continue. All the best :)
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