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my 4 to 5 life

Discussion in 'Type 2 with Insulin' started by cdpm, Dec 14, 2020.

  1. cdpm

    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    i finally got my bs down to just under 4
    now id like to just eat foods that keep it there-
    4 to 5--
    with no meds
    i will post as much as i can what i eat
    and the numbers
     
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  2. Honeyblossom

    Honeyblossom Type 2 · Member

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    Those are great numbers. Would be interesting to know how you get on. What are your recent hba1c?
     
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  3. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    Are you on insulin?
    Your profile says so, and you've posted on the T2 with insulin forum.

    Please make sure you're safe, blood sugar below 4 when using insulin is seen as a hypo, and close to dangerously low levels!
     
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  4. In Response

    In Response Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @cdpm why do you want to maintain such unnatural levels?
    Have you not seen the kind of numbers someone with a healthy pancreas naturally maintains?

    Please consider all of yourself, not just your diabetes. Please consider your mental health, the effort required to maintain those levels and the life you are missing out on.

    I may sound harsh but I am very concerned about anyone trying to maintain blood sugars within such a narrow range.
     
  5. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Why?
    For a T2 that's perfectly normal and if @cdpm is doing that without medication then nothing to worry about.
     
  6. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Very recently, @cdpm posted about challenges titrating insulin enough to achieve decent blood glucose numbers, so I'm a little confused by the quantum shift in the numbers is cdpm is no longer using insulin
     
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  7. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    True but I'm only going by what has been stated...hence saying without medication.
     
  8. cdpm

    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    3.9 before
    ground beef
    melted cheddar cheese on top
    1 hour later 4.4
    2 hours later 5.7
    3 hours later 6.3


    not what i wanted to see
    but better than when i used the insulin

    onto tomorrow

    btw it was the 1 meal i had
    the beef n cheese
     
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  9. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    Are you not using any insulin at all at the moment?
     
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