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Just sooooo happy

Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by Nic51, Mar 31, 2014.

  1. Nic51

    Nic51 Type 2 · Active Member

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    well one happy lady tonight ive had my first diabetic nurse appointment today and becuase ive done so well with everything b4 i got to her ie 10 weeks into healthier eating etc she is going to leave me another 3 months b4 putting me on tabs, not only that my blood pressure has come down alot and is now in a normal range, soooo i now need to do more excercise that makes me sweat and heart go a bit faster and cut some of the fat out of my diet, even if i do end up on pills i will have tried and also shown im no quitter
     
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    Nic51 Type 2 · Active Member

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    also been offered the desmond course to
     
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  3. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    That is great news, exercise is beneficial in reducing bg, bp and cholesterol levels, above all else it makes you feel good so keep it up Nic and fingers crossed for your next appointment :)
     
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    cath99 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    well done nic thats great news and a good incentive to well done you xx
     
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    sagarg Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello,
    I like your determination and am very sure you will through from this...
     
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    Dee_226 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hiya Nic51,

    I am recently diagnosed T2 who is managing (or trying to) with diet and exercise for 6 months which is when my next blood test will be, but my doc has checked my feet, made appointment to have my eyes checked and is also putting me on the DESMOND course. Not heard back about that yet but believe it can take up to 3 months to get on it.

    Good luck with your diabetes, sounds like you are doing very well :)
     
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    Kat100 · Guest

    Well done aand good luck with all future goals you have planned
     
  8. Aldebaran

    Aldebaran I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done. All the best with your diet in the future.
     
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    scarper Prediabetes · Active Member

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    :happy:
    I love your post; you're no quitter!
    Congratulations on your hard work and achievement.:)
     
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    Yorksman Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The benefits of exercise do not have to be measured by improvements in times, reductions on the scales or waistband or reduced blood pressure although it does help all of these. Often not mentioned is that daily exercise significantly alters your blood chemistry by releasing hormones and digestive enzymes which stay in the blood for about 24 hours:

    "The role of physical activity must be considered. Increased levels of daily activity bring about decreases in liver fat stores and a single bout of exercise substantially decreases both de novo lipogenesis and plasma VLDL."

    These are things you do not see and cannot easily measure but, were you to take a sample of blood and put it in a centrifuge, you would see something like a 40% reduction of the milky like substance at the top of the tube.

    In addition it improves your sensitivity to the insulin that you produce. Since, as diabetics, our insulin function is impaired, it is a very good way of making sure you get the best out of what insulin you do produce. As a consequence, the improved take up of glucose from the blood due to the improved sensitivity helps reduce overall BG levels.
     
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  13. mysterylady

    mysterylady Type 2 · Active Member

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    hi whats the desmond course?
     
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