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Gliclazide on a low carb diet

Discussion in 'Sulphonylureas & Prandial Glucose Regulators' started by Numan, May 29, 2022.

  1. NicoleC1971

    NicoleC1971 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Some low intensity exercise after a meal is a great strategy to use up the glycogen in the muscles. I'd recommend cycling, walking, tennis, dancing or swimming rather than higher intensity exercise or weights training. This will hopefully be stress relieving rather than exhausting so build it up if this isn't your normal habit.
    And well done on the progress so far. Insulin resistance can take a while to shift especially if you are looking at results at a micro (daily) level.
     
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  2. Numan

    Numan Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I cycle normally but haven’t over the last three weeks, due to holidays and working late. Thanks for the encouragement
     
  3. NicoleC1971

    NicoleC1971 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Great. I cycle/commute daily whilst listening to a good book (don't judge me)!
     
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  4. Oldvatr

    Oldvatr Type 2 · Expert

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    Do what I did. I put my readings into a spreadsheet, and then drew graphs to show a declining value. I also used the trend analysis tool to emphasise this. Then I showed my GP and he has supported me ever since. That was 5 years ago, and I am still below Diabetic hbA1c but still diabetic. Seems your liver is getting used to lower sugar levels.
     
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