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Discussion in 'Success Stories and Testimonials' started by Stuart5646, Oct 15, 2016.

  1. Stuart5646

    Stuart5646 Type 2 · Member

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    I was diagnosed at the beginning of August this year with an ac1 of 102, at that point I weighed 21st 10lb.

    I was put on 500mg metformin SR

    Had my bloods done last week and I'm down to an ac1 of 60 and I've dropped to 17st 5lb.

    It's along way left to go but I feel I've made some progress
     
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    #1 Stuart5646, Oct 15, 2016 at 8:28 PM
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    Hiitsme Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done @Stuart5646
    Good progress in 2 months and hope you can keep going.
     
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    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    wow well done !
     
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    Stuart5646 Type 2 · Member

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    PoppyPetal Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Great progress. Be proud of yourself. I still have a long way to go weightwise but my numbers were brilliant after just 5 months. Keep up the good work.
     
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    Stuart5646 Type 2 · Member

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    Well to update I've bought a meter and have begged a fastclix lancet device from Roche after explaining I'm very nervous about needles.

    Weight is down to 16st 10lb.

    My fitness is up and passed a annual bleep test last week.

    I've done 3 tests so far fasting this morning was 7.4 mmol/l and pre meal last night was 6.5
     
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    That's an amazing weight loss well done..
     
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    Hi Stuart
    That's fab weight loss can I ask how you have done it as I need to loose at least 3 stone for an op I have about 6 months to do it in, so any help you can give me will be greatly received
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    With weight loss and better HbA1c I would hazard a guess at Low Carb High Fat
     
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    Hi Shez,

    Not sure what Stuart is doing but I changed lifestyle to lchf. In the first 21 weeks I lost 20 kilos although that has slowed down now but still losing. I am sure there are others here who will have shown even quicker weight loss than this on lchf because they will also have been exercising too. The most I do are short walks.
     
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    Well done! that is quite a turnaround! :D
     
  12. Stuart5646

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    A bit of an update, Ive been self monitoring now and am getting an average of the records on my phone of 8.1.

    My weight has continued to drop and now down to 16 st 2lb and feeling a lot better
     
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  13. Stuart5646

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    Hi,

    Sorry i didnt pick up on the how I had done it, I have used myfitness pal, I record everything, keep sugar under 70g per day, and have tried to keep carbs down, I've found hunger has gone and food intake is really reduced.

    I've cut all refined carbs, and really reduced on things like potatoes
     
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    Well done,I am sure if you keep it up your a1C will continue to go down!
     
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