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Type 2 and normal HbA1c with just diet/exercise

Discussion in 'Success Stories and Testimonials' started by NoCrbs4Me, Jan 12, 2015.

  1. Stupot1

    Stupot1 · Member

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    Nice one and congratulations with your work. I also have had recent success with my changes, back in November 21 I was told I was a Diabetic with a HbA1c of 67 which came from telling the docs how tired I had become. This totally shocked me and found it hard to deal with but looking back was not surprised. However it was a kick up the backside I needed, I was put on metformin 2000mg per day took a serious adjustment at my foods and carb intake, the exercise was increased and intensified. Four months later my results came in at HbA1c of 41, I had lost 2 stone and my energy levels had increased with a totally different mental feeling and can’t stress how much better how I feel, so guys it can be done but will require determination. The docs took me off the meds and now the hard bit with keeping up the work with the life style changes only.
    Good luck everyone
     
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    Stupot1 · Member

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    Also I would like to mention that my Cholesterol level had dropped to a new all level of 3.1 which previously averaged 5
     
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  3. Ronancastled

    Ronancastled Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You deserve it, you put in the hard work, take a bow

    Have a dig in my post history.
    I found a 2019 study that included 99% of all T2s in Scotland.
    4.8% were classed as in remission, as in A1c <6.5% (48) & no meds.

    There is a small subset of of medical professionals who have got it.
    Not from their training but from what they have observed in the field.
    People like you are educating them, not the other way around.
     
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    Well done and gives me such inspiration and motivation to get mine under control and to keep up the work by eating healthy and keeping the weight down I am similar to you so I was told in December 21 my hbca1 was 51 and given low dose metformin but I decided not to take and to try and bring this down by radically changing diet to low carb high fat and i have just under 2 stones and so hoping my stats wull be hood when i get retested end April b7r as yoy say irs the dufferent mental feeling to food and feeling fitter is the bit that will keep me going Well done again i love reading these success stories
     
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