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Discussion in 'Success Stories and Testimonials' started by tioca, Nov 15, 2018.

  1. tioca

    tioca · Member

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    I started a LCHF diet in June, but was unable to reach ketosis for some reason - possibly too much protein....?

    My HbA1c was 116 in May 2018, 54 in August, and today I found out it's now 43.
    My liver function tests were finally normal in August (ALT = 24, down from 66 a couple of years ago) and even better now (22). I had a fatty liver which I imagine is now fine.

    I haven't lost any weight at all. My weight just seems to stay stable now, no matter what I do. And my fasting BG tends to be between 7 and 9 no matter what my bedtime BG is. It does tend to be lower in the morning if I eat something carby before bed.

    So I'm really happy that my bloods are so good and that my liver seems to have recovered. I'm very thankful that I finally met an enlightened diabetic nurse who pointed me in the right direction (for me). I'm angry at all the poor medical and dietary advice I've had over the years until this point, which made me so ill in the first place. And I'm a little confused as to why I can't achieve ketosis, weight loss or a lower fasting BG (or was unable to tolerate any diabetic meds at all). But it's early days and I'm learning more and more every day about my own body and what it needs.
    • Winner Winner x 2
    #1 tioca, Nov 15, 2018 at 5:26 PM
    Last edited: Nov 15, 2018
  2. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Well done on your achievements, keep up the good work!
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