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Diabetic clinic results.

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by gefmayhem, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. gefmayhem

    gefmayhem · Well-Known Member

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    Hi
    I joined this forum back in early July as I was having problems with my control.
    I was advised to try lo-carb, I did this and last Friday I went to my first clinic in a year.
    My weight had dropped from 95 kg to 90kg, according to my scales this loss happened in the last 3 months or so.
    my blood pressure went from 147/80 to 144/82.
    Kidneys test from 28 to negative.
    HbA1c from 9.7 to 6.6
    These are the only figures I was given.
    I was told to keep doing whatever it was I was doing to get the improvement.
    I said I was low carbing and was told 'Fair enough, keep an eye out for hypos'.
    This was from a young oriental lady (young to me anyway) and she seemed happy enough with the results to not worry about the low carbs.
    Not the reaction I was expecting, the last time I told them I was low carbing I was told not to do that as its dangerous and medically unsound.

    I'm type 2 and have been for about 18 years, on metformin 2000mg, Minodiab 20mg, Ramipril 2.5 mg, Simvastatin 40 mg and Avandia 8 mg all per day.

    Thanks from a happy bunny :D
     
  2. sugarless sue

    sugarless sue · Master

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    Now that's the sort of results that show we are on the right track!!
     
  3. fergus

    fergus Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Outstanding gefmayhem!
    I was having a rotten day so far until I read your post, now I feel much happier.
    Would you like to post your results on the 'Success Stories' thread, because I think it deserves to be there?
    All the best,

    fergus
     
  4. sugarless sue

    sugarless sue · Master

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