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New type 2

Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by Dbp76, Jan 22, 2020.

  1. JoKalsbeek

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

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    You really need to use your meter. The way you're feeling is probably because your blood sugars are high. And I hate to break it to you, but you have a metabolic condition... Slimming World isn't designed for people like us, their meals still contain more carbs than the bulk of us can handle.

    https://josekalsbeek.blogspot.com/2019/11/the-nutritional-thingy.html <-- that'll help you figure out what to eat, for now. Mind you, your numbers are too high and when you drastically cut carbs, which you really need to do, you're going to feel it. You won't hypo, but your body's going to protest and demand more sugar. Also, you'll most likely get a little dehydrated, so keep bone broth and maybe coconut water on hand, to keep electrolytes up to par. (Carbs make you retain water, so when you cut those down you'll use the loo a lot... And flush out electrolytes along with excess water).

    You're going to be okay, but you're going to need that meter. (Test before a meal and 2 hours after the first bite. You don't want to see a rise of more than 2.0 mmol/l.).

    Good luck!
    Jo
     
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