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It was to good to be true

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by UsmanMo96, Feb 22, 2021.

  1. UsmanMo96

    UsmanMo96 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Ah!
    So, the last 4 days or so i was seeing numbers i never have seen especially on metformin alone, i was literally in the high 4s and low 5s throughout the day, but as soon as i went of my course on fluconazole.. it went back to 12mmol in the mornings and 8s and 9s throughout the day. I knew it probably was the fluconazole but it didn't mention on the leaflet now I'm back on sitagliptin and the fluconazole didn't make a big difference for the thrush i will probably just get my 8s and 9s to get down to 7s and 6s i did get a 6.3 but that was after 6 hr of fasting. IF is something i do experiment with but it gives me the cravings and i end up eating everything.
     
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    Hi there - I can’t comment on your medication experience but I have been working with IF for a couple of years. I’d say it takes a while to ‘get through’ the cravings but once they are gone (& they do go for most people ) you will feel so much better. Recommend reading & watching Dr Jason Fung - on the low carb program & his own books YouTube etc .
    Gods luck
     
  3. UsmanMo96

    UsmanMo96 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I do follow low carb and i have Dr Fung book. I know ppl who have mentioned they go as low as 20g carb and some completely. I have still seen high numbers on a lower carb but when IF i can see good results.
     
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    Larissima Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Regarding cravings, I find that when I eat LC and reasonably high fat (avocado, salmon, meat/eggs etc) it's much easier to fast - the cravings are non-existent for hours and hours. Not so if I eat something carby and/or low fat, I get ravenous quickly!
     
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    UsmanMo96 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Cravings are the worst, i could go a whole day with good numbers and then the cravings kick in and i just eat everything
     
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