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Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by Poquito Mal, Jul 4, 2019.

  1. Poquito Mal

    Poquito Mal Type 2 · Newbie

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    I've been lurking on these forums for a couple of months and thought it was time to say hi.

    Three months ago I was diagnosed with type 2 with an a1c of 14.3% and fasting blood sugar of 16.5. Did a lot of searching the internet for information and quickly found this site and I've seen what a fantastic community you are. I read Dr. Fung's "The Diabetes Code" and thought it made a lot of sense so I started practicing intermittent fasting and reducing carbs.

    Just saw my doctor this week, 45lb lighter and with an a1c of 6.2% and glucometer readings all within the normal range. Not taking any meds (stopped taking Metformin when I began fasting as it didn't agree with me on an empty stomach.) Dr. says that makes me his 6th patient in his 35 years of practice to achieve that kind of success!

    I just wanted to thank you all for all the information, encouragement, and support, even though it wasn't directed at me.
     
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  2. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Master

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    That's an impressive turn around in three months well done you.
    I bet you feel so much better for taking charge of your health.
     
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  3. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    Crackin' job there, well done.
     
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    Flora123 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done!
     
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  5. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    Brilliant achievement. Well done!
    And thank you for posting to telleveryone about it :D
     
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    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations what a magnificent turnaround in just three months A very big well done from me too brilliant progress. I’m sure your story will inspire others too who are reading this forum and have been diagnosed and wanting to turn back the clock.
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    WOW that is absolutely brilliant. Well done you for taking the bull well and truly by the horns. You will have inspired others by sharing your journey. Thank you for that too.
     
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  8. Poquito Mal

    Poquito Mal Type 2 · Newbie

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    Thanks guys. Reading some of the stories from members of this forum was a huge inspiration for me knowing what's possible, so I'm glad to be able to show another example.

    Funnily enough my doctor still isn't sure about the fasting but he's not going to argue with results. I think he knows it'd be a pretty hard sell if he tried anyway, lol.
     
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