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Keeping On Keeping On

Discussion in 'Prediabetes' started by DeejayR, Jul 9, 2018.

  1. DeejayR

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

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    Hello dear friends, me again just logging on with my annual blood results. Up a point to 45, which is what I expected, being somewhat distracted by the onset of CLL (which is still dormant, thank goodness). I doubt if my HbA1C will ever go much lower but I'll be making sure it doesn't go any higher.
    Eating is still an exciting adventure and exercise has broadened with a summer kayaking course (water's warmer).
    I'm especially pleased with the cholesterol results, having started statins again in March. Here's what hughcalc
    http://www.hughcalc.org/chol-si.php says ...

    Feb 2018
    Your Total Cholesterol of 7.70 is HIGH RISK
    Your LDL of 5.02 is VERY HIGH RISK
    Your HDL of 2.21 is OPTIMAL
    Your Triglyceride level of 1.02 is NORMAL
    RATIOS:
    Your Total Cholesterol/HDL ratio is: 3.48 IDEAL
    Your HDL/LDL ratio is: 0.440 IDEAL
    Your triglycerides/HDL ratio is: 0.461 IDEAL

    July 2018
    Your Total Cholesterol of 5 is DESIRABLE
    Your LDL of 2.99 is NEAR OPTIMAL

    Your HDL of 1.97 is OPTIMAL

    Your Triglyceride level of 0.09 is NORMAL

    RATIOS:

    Your Total Cholesterol/HDL ratio is: 2.54 IDEAL

    Your HDL/LDL ratio is: 0.659 IDEAL

    Your triglycerides/HDL ratio is: 0.046 IDEAL

    Many many thanks once again for all your advice and especially for introducing me to keto rolls, which have proved a welcome replacement for our much lamented Lidl rolls.

     
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  2. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Well done, great news! :)

    Just one question...Are you taking CoQ10 to protect your cells alongside the statins?
     
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    dbr10 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Keto rolls?
     
  4. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Very well done! Especially adding CLL into the equation. Keep up the good work! Interesting to see that the breakdown of your cholesterol in Feb highlights your total cholesterol and LDL as high risk, yet your ratios even then were ideal, just shows that looking at the total is so misleading.
     
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    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Moderator
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    Lovely to see you again, @DeejayR , and also to hear you're managing to keep the pesky CLL at bay. I often think of you when I bump into my neighbour who has looooong standing CLL. He is currently more troubled by gout than the CLL, and somewhat grumpy it's impacting his golf. He is still but very much looking forward to his forthcoming 80th birthday though.

    You can't keep a good man down.

    Keep fighting the good fight, and don't be a stranger. :)
     
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  6. DeejayR

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

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    No I'm not. I read about the benefits when this was being discussed on here but then I'd stopped taking statins. Perhaps it's time to start CDoQ10!
    EDIT Decision! Just ordered a batch.
     
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    DeejayR Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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