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Newly diagnosed with very high numbers - confused by symptoms

Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by jjne, Jun 22, 2021.

  1. jjne

    jjne · Well-Known Member

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    Hello again,

    Just thought I'd give another update, to encourage anyone who is diagnosed and nervous.

    I've been on keto now for four months, and although I have not had another a1c test since diagnosis (really must chase the GP), and I never did get the result of the cpeptide test (I think my sample is sat in a drawer somewhere) I have reached the point where I'm not bothering to test very often.

    I'm generally getting non-diabetic pin-prick tests the vast majority of the time now, numbers ranging between 5.8 and 7.2. Not perfect but I'm now hoping for an a1c in the 40s when I finally am seen.

    Could not have done it without everyone on here so thank you very much! I have also lost my excess fat and am comfortably inside the "normal" BMI now.
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  2. Rog

    Rog Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    well done ! It’s all about losing the weight off the sugar , corn , oats and wheat .
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