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Hi, First review with Diabetes nurse

Discussion in 'Greetings and Introductions' started by BuddyK, Nov 21, 2018.

  1. BuddyK

    BuddyK Type 2 · Member

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    Firstly, hi folks..

    Been reading loads, but this is my first post.

    Having been diagnosed T2 in August, I cried, swore, and then decided to do something about it.... And found this Forum the same day.... What a blessing that was!

    Taking heed of the advice here ( and to be fair the low carb advice from the DN) I embarked on a low carb lifestyle and bought a meter.

    Fast forward 3 months and my review this morning, I'm over 2 stone lighter and my HBA1C has gone from 69 at diagnosis to 33.... Simply WOW!

    Thanks for all the support and guidance, it makes a massive difference .. round one. .. me 1- diabetes 0 !!
     
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  2. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Master

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    Brilliant results and very well done for taking control of your health.
    Also Hello and welcome of course....very glad your first post can record your success.
     
  3. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What a result @BuddyK you have done an amazing job!
     
  4. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    That is fantastic!

    WELL DONE!!!
     
  5. carol43

    carol43 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Well done and keep up the good work.
     
  6. Emma_369

    Emma_369 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Fab result. Well done!
     
  7. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Master

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    I'm assuming the DN was quite pleased too?
     
  8. JoKalsbeek

    JoKalsbeek Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Excellent going! Well done!
     
  9. Juicyj

    Juicyj Type 1 · Moderator
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    Hi @BuddyK That's a brilliant turn around, here's to a long healthy life :)
     
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    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done for grabbing the bull by the horns, @BuddyK. Brilliant results and well deserved.
     
  11. KK123

    KK123 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Wow Buddy! Now we have your first post the rules are you must give us a second, which details how you did it! We want a typical day from you, along with some numbers!! Seriously, your story will be such an inspiration to others in the same boat so if you have time, (and I'm sure I speak for everyone), please tell us. :)
     
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    BuddyK Type 2 · Member

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    She was speechless! She'd never seen such a quick turnaround from one of her patients.... And very pleased I'd embraced low carb lifestyle
     
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    Jay-Marc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    In my experience - which is broadly similar to yours only I started higher at 107 at diagnosis to mid 30s 4 months later - moat have difficulty in believing it, about half feel brave enough to acknowledge or support the achievement of low carb, and sadly even fewer will agree on the merits especially in the early days, of regular testing. Still I know what works for me, and it seems you.
     
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