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Results - advice please

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Barrowbakers, May 29, 2019.

  1. Barrowbakers

    Barrowbakers Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Second year in! HBA1C 6.0. Chloresterol 4.3. Everything else normal. Urine test sent to lab and eyes next week.
    Medicine still 1 X500 Metformin daily.

    Weight a tad less at just under 13 stone from 17 stone 2 years ago.

    DN was happy - should I be?
     
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  2. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Sounds like good progress - are you asking because you’re a bit disappointed or because you’re not sure?
     
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  3. Diakat

    Diakat Type 1 · Moderator
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    Sounds like you should be. What was the previous a1c?
     
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  4. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Your HbA1c just sneaks into the non diabetic range, your cholesterol total looks impressive to me too, but to be sure it would be good to know your breakdown. Good weight loss too! Overall I’d say you should be very pleased with yourself!
     
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  5. Barrowbakers

    Barrowbakers Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I try and overall in 2 years my HBA1C has reduced from 6.5 and my weight by 4 stone. It does seem to have been a long haul.
    Strangely my wife said to me let’s
    go for an Indian tonight - first in 2 years.
    BS before 5.7 and on arrival home only 5.0 BUT I had 3 glasses of wine and a single whisky.
    So balti and naan no worse than other foods?
     
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  6. HSSS

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

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    Balti might not do too much harm, naan might show up later!
     
  7. Barrowbakers

    Barrowbakers Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I shall keep an eye open!!
     
  8. Barrowbakers

    Barrowbakers Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Very odd. BS at bedtime 5.4 and on awakening 5.7
     
  9. JoKalsbeek

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

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    Yeah, do a happy dance, you're entitled. ;)
     
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