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Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by acko, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. acko

    acko · Member

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    Hello,

    Supposed to be working, but I have started looking at this forum and have joined.

    Type 1 since I was 11 - now 42. My control is not what it should be HbA1c 9.1!

    This has been too long like this now, and I am very impressed by the level of control and testing that a lot of you do. Hopefully by being part of this community for the first time I may help myself and others.

    Pete
     
  2. chocoholic

    chocoholic · Well-Known Member

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    Hi acko and welcome aboard. Like you, I found it hugely impressive when I first joined this forum and it has certainly changed my life, as the advice is ten times better than I ever had from my so-called health-team.
    I hope you stay with us, as you'll not find a friendlier or more helpful bunch of people.
    All the best, chocoholic.
     
  3. totsy

    totsy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    hya pete,
    welcome to the forum, ive been here 10 mnths now and learnt more here than i had learnt in 4 yrs so stick around :D
     
  4. Katharine

    Katharine · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Pete,

    Many forum members have normal or very near normal blood sugars from various methods. Most prominently, restricting the type and amount of carbohydrate in your diet can make a big difference. As an insulin user you can't just jump into this as you need to adjust your insulin downwards with each step in carb reduction.

    You can learn more about this at the course at www.dsolve.com and from our members.

    Welcome to the forum.
     
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