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Fantastic News

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by alembic1989, Apr 18, 2019.

  1. alembic1989

    alembic1989 Type 2 · Member

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    Just had my diabetes review today, and I'm over the moon. My last Hba1c was 70 ( go wanted to put me on meds...I'm currently diet controlled). BP was 160/91.
    Today Hba1c was 43. BP 122/68.
    She told me that I had achieved my goal of sending my diabetes into reverse/ remission... and added that in all her years as a GP, she had never seen anyone achieve what I've managed, and also very interestingly added that they could NOT have achieved these results using medication.
    I did this by rigorous exercise, and a very low carb diet..medium protein, high fat... and it worked. I started on
    7th Jan 2019... and my review was today, so approximately 3 months.
    The other great thing is I've found a way if eating that is sustainable, and doesn't require will power. It has been extra tricky for me ad I'm a vegetarian so meat wasn't an option, but eggs & cheese no prob.
    I'm REALLY HAPPY!!!
    My diabetes is in remission...its official!!
    I hope this might inspire others.
     
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  2. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Wow brilliant news... well done you and confounding the doctor too.. what a success!
     
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  3. wiseowl_123

    wiseowl_123 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done 'Alembic 1989 my friend,I have just had my 2 yearly review no meds just exercise and diet and about 100 carbs daily,and my results were 1HbAc 6.5 /47 mmol/mol,for my age(74) I am quite pleased with my own personal achievement,although my cholesterol has raised a little from 4.8 to 5.5, the receptionist said we have sent you a dietary book out (LOL),anyway well done my friend enjoy your success .
     
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    Christina0308 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Very well done on your reduction, super work..:D:D
     
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    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Fantastic, that's a big reason to be happy!
     
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    Fantastic news!
    I hope you will stay around the forum for a while. There are many who would benefit from your experience and knowledge; achieving this as a vegetarian is less common so there is a perceived difficulty without meat which puts off some contributors.
     
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    Caeseji Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done! Well done indeed that is really impressive and I wish you the best of luck in the future too :cat:
     
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    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Very well done! Keep up the good work!
     
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    carol43 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    @alembic1989
    Congratulations and keep up the good work.
     
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    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Absolutely wonderful results. Well done and fabulous return on your hard work. Go you!
     
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    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Great achievement. Well done.
     
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    enb54 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations! Your perseverance makes you a winner!
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Great news @alembic1989

    i notice you joined much earlier, had you changed something particular to achieve such a great score.
    currently going the LCHF route, and it's working well, but always open to new ideas.

    again fantastic results..and high praise from the doctor, to boot :D

    made up for you, mate.
     
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    ally1 Type 2 · Expert

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