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Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by badwolfreturns, Jul 9, 2017.

  1. badwolfreturns

    badwolfreturns Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Nervous about tomorrow getting test results on blood test and urine
     
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  2. Resurgam

    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    I know the feeling - it is when all those small liberties taken over the last couple of months come back to haunt you.
    It is perhaps a time for reflection over a soothing beverage and promising oneself that - if the results are bad then you might do better next time - or you might cheer yourself up with thoughts that it could not be as bad as you think.
    I hope that your concerns are groundless - but wish you good luck.
    I am due to face the Spanish Inqu -
    Actually I am due to see the specialist nurse tomorrow, and even though I have got the results already, from a friendly receptionist, I am feeling uneasy all the same.
    Soothing beverage time, I think.
     
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    Dairygrade Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Badwolfreturns just like to say good luck for tomorrow hope all's well with results.
     
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    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Good luck! I'm in a similar position to Resurgam. I've viewed my HbA1c on line so I know that my result is good and I've lost a chunk of weight. I have my first review with my GP on Friday. I haven't seen him since diagnosis as I saw a different one in the practice at short notice then, therefore I don't know my own GP's views on low carbing or self monitoring. Spanish inqu.. or pleasant discussion? Hopefully the latter.
     
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  5. badwolfreturns

    badwolfreturns Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks everyone,i got a feeling my blood sugars are up,and they going to put me back on metformin
     
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  6. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    Fingers crossed for you. I felt exactly the same at my last appt.

    Note to self: You know you shouldn't have had those crackers and cheese, and at bedtime, too! Shame on you Pauline!
     
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    Alison Campbell Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    If the worst happens, they can only ask you to go back on metformin and you could also ask them to give you 3 months to try and improved things without medication.
     
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  8. badwolfreturns

    badwolfreturns Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I did lose 3 stone but I slowly put some weight on,haven't seen nurse for nearly a year and half used to see her every six months but they changed the system
     
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    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Metformin keeping your weight off and lowering your insulin resistance?
    I've seen a few posts wanting to go back on metformin but gp won't let them. Told to do without as theyve done it before.
    If its what you don't want I hope your appointment fulfills your preference. Good luck for tomorrow @badwolfreturns :)
    A very dangerous attitude from a gp, I feel.
     
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    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Your test results last May and October were excellent @badwolfreturns. I also initially lost over 3 stone, but have gradually been gaining weight again. But my bs readings are still good.
    Unless you have been eating lots of sugar and carbs over the last 3 months you should be ok. Good luck for tomorrow, and let us know how you get on.
     
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    badwolfreturns Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I really don't want to go back on medication,it really upsets my stomach
     
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  12. Snapsy

    Snapsy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Awwwwwwww, be kind to yourself! I have an awful tendency to 'beat myself up' about similar scenarios, but I try so hard to not tell myself off.

    Hugs!

    xxxxxxx
     
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    badwolfreturns Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Had good news and bad,doctor says I can try to get my weight down,bad news I do have a infection on antibiotics
     
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  14. Prem51

    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    So how was your HbA1c figure?
     
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    badwolfreturns Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It was 6.2 but managed to persuade doctor to let me try to lose more weight,blood test in 3 months
     
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    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    6.2 is good. It's in the non-diabetic range. Well done!
    And I'm sure you will reduce your bs and weight by your next test. :)
     
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    badwolfreturns Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It was 5.9 ,it's up because I put some weight on
     
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    Snapsy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Ditto what @Prem51 said! I'd be really pleased with that result - and it's great that you're being seen again in three months. Keep up the good work!

    Really sorry to hear you're not very well, though - hope the antibiotics kick the infection into touch.

    Love Snapsy
    :):):)
     
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    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Are you going to lose weight by stopping bread, rice, potato, pasta and cereals?
    My none diabetic partner did and he's losing. He's very pleased.
    The beer stopping may be a bit harder but he's definitely calmed it down.

    Goodluck if that's what you do.
     
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    badwolfreturns Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I use fitness app it's helped so far ,started at 16 stone now at 12.3 ,lowest was 11 .6
     
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