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Type 2 Smoking

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by taxi lee, Feb 1, 2020.

  1. Dark Horse

    Dark Horse · Well-Known Member

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    You might have been misdiagnosed with Type 2 diabetes rather than LADA which eventually needs insulin but has a slow onset https://www.diabetes.co.uk/diabetes_lada.html

    The smoking cessation might have been a coincidence. I would see your GP and discuss it with them.
     
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    taxi lee Type 2 · Active Member

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    Mazza. I got my A1c down to 46 after 6 months of being diagnosed.. first diagnosis was 94.. then kept it pretty stable for over a year.. and now it's just crept back up.
     
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    taxi lee Type 2 · Active Member

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    I will mention this to doctor. I'm back there in 2 weeks.. thanks mate
     
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    mazza 2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done, that's great. Like others have said it could just be a co-incidence. Obviously stress and worry can have an effect of blood sugars but it does seem to have gone very high. What sort of readings are you getting before and after meals. I did read some research which stated blood sugars can increase for up to 3 years after stopping smoking. As I say mine did get higher for the first 6 months after stopping. Anyway, it's best to rule out LADA or other things that might be going on, so I suppose it's back to the doctors. I hope you can resolve this soon as I can tell you are very pro-active in looking after your health and I know how disappointing it can be when it doesn't seem to play ball. Take care and let us know how you get on.
     
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