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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Sara J, Dec 16, 2014.

  1. Sara J

    Sara J Type 1 · Active Member

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    Had my bloods done today. Clinic next week. Really hoping after being really careful for a change this is the best yet.
    After 28 years, I can dream. It is Christmas after all !!
     
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  2. jack412

    jack412 Type 2 · Expert

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    what's you BG meter telling you?
     
  3. Sara J

    Sara J Type 1 · Active Member

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    Oh I don't know !!

    Last check in Aug was 9.2. Worst for a while.
    Been really good, praying for 7.
     
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    jack412 Type 2 · Expert

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  5. AndBreathe

    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Sarah is T1, Jack, according to her profile?

    Sara - does your meter not average or calculate an estimated HbA1c?
     
  6. jack412

    jack412 Type 2 · Expert

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    silly me I thought sara was t2 :oops: sara would already have a meter.
    if your numbers have been better, your A1c should be fine :)
     
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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Hopefully so Sara J, good luck and do come back and say what results you get :)
     
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  8. Sara J

    Sara J Type 1 · Active Member

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    My meter gives me a range of low medium ( in range) & high.

    Yes, of course I'll report back
     
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  9. chris lowe

    chris lowe · Guest

    Good luck, hope it's the result you want.
     
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  10. Sara J

    Sara J Type 1 · Active Member

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    Update !!!!

    Bloods down 10% from 9.2 now 8.2.
    Bit disappointed got to control the highs after the lows !!

    Cholesterol down 5.2 from 5.6. No statins ...
    Also lost 2 kilo. Weigh 9.2.

    My secret ? Stress had an awful year. Dad fighting cancer, all clear given recently. Losing Gran. Who was a total legend. You can you tube her.
    Josie Livingston MBE. If you enjoy cooking

    Well Merry Christmas you guys may your bloods be good ⛄️
    Sara J
     
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  11. chris lowe

    chris lowe · Guest

    Hi Sara, well done on your results. Hope that next year will be better for you and yours.
     
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