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What Now

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by trinity0097, Aug 25, 2016.

  1. trinity0097

    trinity0097 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    So my hba1c is consistently low and just got the results from a fasting blood test, 4.8, so totally in the normal range.

    Nurse said I now don't have diabetes.

    I immediately went to LCHF when I was diagnosed and so I guess I have cured it with that.

    What now!? She said I would still get annual check ups.
     
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  2. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    Congratulations and very well done. :)

    If it were me I would continue doing what I had been doing, but adding back a few treats here and there whilst testing regularly to make sure I wasn't over doing it.
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Sounds like you have great control as Bluetit says carry on with your way of eating (maybe with a few experiments on the way) and you should be fine. "Cured" is a difficult word.. if you start eating carb heavy meals you will probably find your bloods will get nasty again.
     
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    maxjoe121 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done... I went for my annual eye screen and yes you do still get your annual checks
     
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    britishpub Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes, my 2nd annual eye screen is booked for next week.

    No point in not having it.
     
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    ally1 Type 2 · Expert

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    Indy51 Type 2 · Expert

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    My question would be, what are your post-prandial results like, especially at the 1 hour mark? If they're in the non-diabetic range, you can probably afford to be a bit more liberal; if they're not, I'd keep on doing what you're doing.

    By all my A1c results, I'd also be classed as non-diabetic, but I only have to eat over 25g carbs and test at 1 hour to know that my BG control is still not normal. My 1st phase insulin response seems to be permanently affected.
     
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    Bluebell_GB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Similar thing with me. HbA1c of 5.1 so they thought I had been misdiagnosed (down from 7.1 in 6 months). Did an OGTT which was an epic fail. Still diabetic but well controlled with LCHF diet.

    Regards

    Bluebell
     
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