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Discussion in 'Greetings and Introductions' started by olusennuga, Jan 2, 2019.

  1. olusennuga

    olusennuga Prefer not to say · Newbie

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    Hi,

    My name is Alexander Sennuga. You can just call me Alex.

    I live in the UK.

    I had an encounter with Type 2 Diabetes in January 2015, in fact by the time I was rushed to the hospital, my blood sugar was already 43 mmol/l!.

    With emergency attention at the hospital receiving insulin injection and hourly monitoring, I left the hospital 3 days after at the blood glucose level of less than 15 mmol/l. I was to continue with insulin injection prescription and monitoring thrice daily.

    I chose not to rely on medication alone but to educate myself on diabetes type 2. I read a lot about it.

    Adjusting my dietary habits and lifestyles, I was able to reduce the insulin dosage gradually with regular contact with the medical personnel.

    In short, by February 24th, I stopped insulin and attentively focused on my virtually no sugary food and drinks.

    Up until this moment, my blood sugar remains 5.3 mmol/l on the average.

    This success prompted me to pick diabetes education as my hobby and to share my experience with the world.

    I also decided to have a blog and join some diabetes-related forums where I can share ideas and learn as well.

    Alexander Sennuga
     
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  2. magicmoose

    magicmoose Type 2 · Active Member

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    Welcome! I'm fairly new myself to the forum.
     
  3. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    Hello and welcome to the forum. Well done on your progress, what a stunning turn around.
     
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