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So Pleased - HbA1c test results are in

Discussion in 'Success Stories and Testimonials' started by srobertson06, Sep 6, 2016.

  1. srobertson06

    srobertson06 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have just phoned my doctors and finally managed to get through to someone - only took me 3 days!!! yep phone was always engaged - guess they were busy........

    Anyway my latest hbA1c has come back at 42 mmol/mol or 6.0%

    So I am officially back in the pre-diabetic range. I have lost a total to date of 4 stone (this has taken me a couple of years).
    Apparently I do not have the start of Rheumatoid Arthritis - which is good news.
    What the other 7 tests were for the person on the phone could not tell me - all she did impart is that no further action is required...........

    So I am taking this as a positive result.

    I think that the hard work has paid off and I just need to stay with it and hopefully continue to lose a bit more weight - well a lot more weight but I am on cloud 9 right now and it is my Birthday - so just pondering if I dare allow myself a special treat or whether I should remain good and not tempt myself - but feel like I need to take the good result and my special day and just maybe allow myself a meal that is higher in carbs than I have allowed myself in the last year...........

    Finally thank you to all of you for your support and your knowledge it really does help those of us who struggle and stumble along the way. I believe the hardest thing to learn is that you are the only one who can work out what works for you - no one can say how your body will react to the foods you eat and only you can find out.
     
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  2. lovinglife

    lovinglife Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done - would like to give you a medal but they seem to have disappeared?
     
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    walnut_face Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    well done you! treat yourself to a low carb favourite perhaps?
     
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  4. Liam1955

    Liam1955 Type 2 · Master

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    @srobertson06 - Well Done on your weight loss and HBA1C reduction.:)
     
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  5. Karenchq

    Karenchq Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done! You should be proud of yourself and best wishes for a wonderful birthday.
     
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    chalup Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Happy Birthday !!!!!!!!!!!:p:D
     
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    Ultimaf Type 1 · Active Member

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    Well done!
     
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  8. srobertson06

    srobertson06 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you all, your comments are really appreciated. Allowed myself a treat, cream filled chocolate eclair without the chocolate topping which I find is OK for me.
     
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    Hiitsme Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done @srobertson06
    Hope you had a good birthday and enjoyed your treat, We all need a treat occasionally and for a birthday and a good test result is a very good reason.
     
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    Kingofnowhere Type 2 · Active Member

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    Very well done. Always good when you get good news from doctors.
     
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    75Bedford Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations and well done on your achievement. I had a lovely surprise today when I rang for my Hba1c results. Was diagnosed as pre diabetic in January with reading of 43, down to 42 in May and now 34! can't believe it - so happy :happy: Will stay on low carb and still monitor as don't want to go back there if i can help it.
     
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    lindiloo62 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done xx
     
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    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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  14. Liam1955

    Liam1955 Type 2 · Master

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    @75Bedford - Well Done on reducing your HBA1C. :)
     
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    hazeleyes2 Type 2 · Newbie

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    Well done on your results I have been for mine today and also BG averaging 6.0 so I am a happy bunny
     
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