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Discussion in 'Success Stories and Testimonials' started by poemagraphic, Oct 29, 2019.

  1. poemagraphic

    poemagraphic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    So last Monday afternoon, I had an appointment with a diabetic nurse at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

    Being a dietitian, she talked at length about… yes, you guessed it diet and food.

    What she did not talk about, was my diet, and what food I was eating!

    On her screen see could see all my test results for this year. Every blood test and every reading down to a large download from my TEE 2+ that ran in to quite a large number of self-testing over the first part of the year (Being at that time on insulin, I was testing every 2 hrs during my working day) … Up to when I was discharged by my specialist as a direct result of those numbers.

    Like the specialist The DN was also
    not interested in ‘HOW’ I achieved, in the words of the specialist… “Such fantastic results in such a short time-span”

    Strange but true. Or maybe not!

    I should be eating rice, bread, potatoes, pasta, porridge, grains, pulses, low fat cheese, and yogurt she explained.
    The DN spend most of our time explaining why these foods are good for people with Type 2, and the need to consume them.

    So: This is what she has been taught, and this is what she still advocates!

    HOWEVER

    After a while she payed more attention to what I told her about what I do eat and what I don’t eat… and why!

    She almost switched off from her role as a DN and enthused greatly about the power and benefits of a LCHF lifestyle. (Which she was already completely aware of!)

    She concluded by saying “Your results speak for themselves, you are in remission, and I am discharging you.

    WOOP! WOOP!


    I would like to say a huge thank you, to all of the posters and Mods here, for the help, guidance and encouragement that you have given, not just to me, to the ever growing numbers of us who have managed to put our life’s back on track and getting our T2 under control.

    And in my case a life without drugs to do what I now understand, I can do for myself, far more efficiently and much faster without them.



    When we understand and practice, with the proper diet, and knowledge found here so can many others!

    Thank you all once again

    Po
     
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    #1 poemagraphic, Oct 29, 2019 at 11:29 PM
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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  3. Debandez

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

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    Tired and just about to go to bed. That woke me right up. What a wonderful post. Thrilled for you regaining your health and coming off meds including insulin! When we are told its progressive and once on meds no going back. Oh how wrong they are. Well done.
     
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  4. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    Very well done not just for your excellent results, but also for persevering with educating your nurse about how you achieved it!
     
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    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What a wonderful story and what a brilliant result. So inspiring. Congrats on this great achievement, @poemagraphic. I am very, very happy for you.
     
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    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    As they say, knowledge is power.... how to gain that knowledge is also as important. Well done, fantastic news! Go you!
     
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  7. JoKalsbeek

    JoKalsbeek I reversed my Type 2 · Expert

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    Absolutely wonderful, congratulations!
     
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    Diawara Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    well done sir...
     
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  9. Swiggy

    Swiggy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Fantastic result @poemagraphic, you are an inspiration. Keep up the good work.
     
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    Diakat Type 1 · Expert
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    Wonderful news.
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Brilliant news and many congratulations are in order.
    I remember your early posts and am very pleased that you have achieved what you wanted most of all..
    As well as being in control of your health another forum
    SUPERSTAR!
     
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  12. carol43

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

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    Congratulations and keep up the good work
     
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  13. poemagraphic

    poemagraphic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I feel it is only fair my friend that I tell you YOU were / are one of the folk I refer to. You are such an inspiration to many of us.

    I have just seen all the responses since last night.... and, being firstly a man, secondly a Black Belt, thirdly a hard ********. forth strong willed, and self opinionated. Finding myself in tears at seeing so many names that I look to for guidance and support. And gladly a few as of yet I don't know.

    What a great family network we have here, to carry us when we fail and fall and place us back on our feet.

    Thank you all

    Paul

    Edited by mod for poorly disguised profanity.
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Something in my eye... ta
     
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    poemagraphic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks pal
    Po
     
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    poemagraphic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Debs you are such a mover and a shaker. Keep telling it as it is!
    Po
     
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    poemagraphic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Rach, maybe one day I'll follow you and become a star of the silver screen spreading the word to those who are prepared to be the change they need!
    Thank you
    Po
     
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    poemagraphic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks ziggy
    When one succeeds here, we all succeed.
    Po
     
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    poemagraphic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You know Tophat without this place and people like you and the others here I would still be in the dark and have numbers in the mid 20s and a bedside cabinet cluttered with drugs.
    Po
     
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    poemagraphic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Jo
    I love that acronym KISS: Keep It Simple Silly.
    Your thingamebob... More and more guys here know what I'm referring to here Is absolutely wonderful
    It really helped a bear with small brain like me
    Thank you
    Po
     
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