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Requiring some perspective

Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by Silverback-381, May 25, 2019.

  1. Silverback-381

    Silverback-381 · Member

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    I found out this past Monday that I am a 71 yr old T2 diabetic. My first reading on Monday night was 13.3. I have been researching diabetes and I just received my copy of The Obesity Code, a book suggested by this amazing group. I should mention that I am not obese as that info might alter the response to my query. I am 5'8" and weight in at 140.
    I have begun implementing some of Dr. Fung's suggestions and I am waiting for my next doctor's appointment to choreograph implementation of the regimen outlined in the book considering my meds which is Janumet XR 50mg/1000mg and I take 2 after breakfast.
    My primary question is this. I have been watching my glucose drop steadily after some dietary implementation and my latest reading is 5.8. Is this acceptable progress for a T2 diabetic?

    Many thaanks
    Denis
     
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  2. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    That is great progress!
     
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  3. Energize

    Energize Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done @Silverback-381 It sounds as if you are doing the right thing

    Dr Fung has also written another book "The Diabetic Code" which is for Type 2 readers. It's an excellent book and I would definitely recommend a read of it too :)
     
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  4. Silverback-381

    Silverback-381 · Member

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    Thanks Energize. I will get a copy right away
     
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  5. Mike D

    Mike D Type 2 · Expert

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    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    We don't know what your readings are over the day, of course, but this sounds like you're not only grabbing the bull by the horns but also turning it upside down and leave it panting in the sand!
    Nope, it's wonderful! Keep on doing what you do.
     
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  7. Jim Lahey

    Jim Lahey I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Heroic. Achievement unlocked!

    The Diabetes Code will complement The Obesity Code perfectly for you. In fact it’s probably more relevant but it can’t hurt to read both.
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    5.8 looks good Denis, so well done :)
     
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  9. Silverback-381

    Silverback-381 · Member

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    My reading first thing this AM was 7.7 and the past 2 days it has been around that number.
    Okay - I will keep doing what I am doing Thank you Antje
     
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    Silverback-381 · Member

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    I have just had my book shop set one aside for me. Thank you Jim
     
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    Kittycat_7_ Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi,
    Well done, your doing really well.
    Keep up with the monitoring
    Take care
     
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  12. Caeseji

    Caeseji Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    **** you Jim I heard the Xbox pop up sound in my head because of that.

    Fantastic progress though @Silverback-381 you’re doing great!
     
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    #12 Caeseji, May 25, 2019 at 9:34 PM
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