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The natural way ie no medication

Discussion in 'Diabetes Medication and Drugs' started by Beachwriter, Sep 15, 2020.

  1. Beachwriter

    Beachwriter · Newbie

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    i have had reactions to diurettics, farxiga and micophenalate (for a variety of conditions). Now my endocrinologist has prescribed metformin and another drug -gliptin, my average % is 91. Can i reduce my bg through diet?
     
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    EllieM Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Is 91 your hba1c, measured in mmol/L? You'd be dead if you had a percentage of 91.

    Assuming you are T2, you can reduce your blood sugar levels, and hence hba1c a lot by drastically reducing the carbs in your diet. In particular, that means no bread, potatoes, rice, pasta, obvious things like biscuits, cake, sweet desserts. Some of the folk on here have achieved normal levels via diet from a starting point like yours, but it does mean a drastic change.

    Here's a pretty good link on diet and T2

    https://josekalsbeek.blogspot.com/2019/11/the-nutritional-thingy.html

    Good luck.
     
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