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Discussion in 'Success Stories and Testimonials' started by Hm112819, Nov 11, 2021.

  1. Hm112819

    Hm112819 Type 2 · Active Member

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    I thought I should post an update on my progress.

    Diagnosed as type 2 in Feb 2017 at 57mmol, 20ish stone, 35 yearold.

    Undertook a crash diet following the Newcastle diet and lost 4 stone, in 2 months.

    Added daily excersise and lost 2 more stone. Then reverted back to a balanced diet.

    I got tested for 2 years and sat consistently at 32mmol. Didn't get tested the last 2 years, but kept excerising and maintained weight.

    Just been tested and I’m 33mmol.

    Not looking for praise, but I know this is the type of post I’d have wanted to see years ago.

    thankyou for all the help and support.
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  2. coby

    coby Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Whether you're looking for it or not by golly you DESERVE praise!!!
    Thank you so much for taking the time to post your lovely news and success :) x
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  3. Debandez

    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    So inspiring, thanks for sharing.
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  4. Ronancastled

    Ronancastled Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the inspirational update.
    I've seen a few post lately on various forums where people with a relatively low diagnostic level were able to regain BG control after doing the hard yards.
    It annoys me when Google tells you that A1c 42 - 47 (pre-diabetes) is a reversible condition & A1c >47 is a progressive chronic condition.
    The spectrum is far more nuanced than that those who have just gone over the tipping point of diagnosis still have a chance at regaining control.

    Did you find that those additional 2st improved your PPs much as in could you tolerate more carbs ?
    When you say "balanced diet" how many carbs per day do you reckon.

    Did you use your meter at all during this time or is it in the back of a press somewhere ?

    Bang on, it's the reason we come hear, to find out there is hope.
    Incidentally, what does your nurse/doctor have to say about your wonderful progress ?
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