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What was your fasting blood glucose? (full on chat)

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by HarrisonK, Apr 24, 2019.

  1. dunelm

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

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    Thank you @johnpol
     
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    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you @jjraak - it’s the good old cocktail party effect for me - doze off but with a practiced attentive look on my face and reply on the built in list of danger words.
     
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    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for your best wishes @ianpspurs. As a plain speaking Yorkshire lass as well as a retired Sergeant Major in Her Majesties Services, she has several specialities in human management and is quite resourceful.
     
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  4. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    So can I, Ian. Since I'm trying to crunch so many numbers -- FBG, LDL, BP, and lbs.

    6.5 this morning after a longer overnight fast than some other nights, and a Monday of trying to eat better.

    Happy Anniversary, @dunelm. :)

    @True Blue I hope the screening went well and the results were good.
     
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  5. Debandez

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

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    Just painting and listening to you tube videos (sad I know).

    @jjraak this is about metformin an b12 for info. You may have see it already but I know you mentioned it a couple of posts back.

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

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    Yes of course, I always say lchf doesn't work for all. I've learned that on this forum and others. But I've also learned that we have to reduce sugars as much as possible. People with good hba1c levels still have complications as they still have sugar causing havoc inside. The meds, metformin for example, helps take the sugar out of the blood but it's still in the body, hence the normal hba1c but complications. Low cal, well 100 cal may be sugary cals. That wont help us. Our sink is full and we have to stop the tap (sugars and starches). That's my understanding if this very complex t2d. The current treatments are treating the blood sugar but not the diabetes (too much insulin). So you think I'm watching too much Jason Fung!!! :)
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    They class remission as under 48. And I think think about 300 took part. So if their hba1c is in the right zone all good according to them. But I'm not so sure low cal really is suitable for t2d. I feel lots of sugar could be consumed. I'm just very sceptical. And that poor woman sounded like she struggled massively through the 8 weeks of low cal shakes. But she is happy. And a positive mind helps the body I feel. Every time I go on DUK all I see is the word donate!!!
     
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    alf_Josiah Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    This posting made Mrs J and myself laugh out loud. Brilliant. 20/10.
     
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    Bubbsie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    At the conclusion only a third of the 100 were in remission...so initially 46% got to remission... 2 years later 76% of the 46% were still in remission so overall a third of the original study group...I agree with @jjraak (and Mark Twain) looks very much like massaging the figures to me.
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You have just hit on the reason I'm not sure about moving to the little town. I don't want to be at the mercy of other people's schedules and transportation. Here I can walk to do my shopping, when I want, where I want, for as long or short a time as I want. One positive that outweighs all the negatives of city life as well as all the positives of small-town life.
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Brilliant....and the very reason i want THAT on every T2D's first checks
    never mentioned until i did the research for myself.
    (Hate how ignorance, could see it depleted to the point it becomes unrecoverable,
    is our health really so disposable..:banghead: )

    Luckily i'm in range, but lower then i like, and took methylcobalamin at first,
    then when i ran out bought a boots one, which i now double checked is cyanocobalamin

    So as doctor Barry suggested it ..it seemed rude not to order his recommendation, so amazon,
    get that drone to me, asap...:D

    Thank you SO much for the kind post and thoughtful link, debs.

    i knew of it, but had not seen his informative video.

    You Rock.....[​IMG]
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    even murkier..how is being on the very edge remission ?
    • Normal: Below 42 mmol/mol (6.0%)
    • Prediabetes: 42 to 47 mmol/mol (6.0 to 6.4%)
    • Diabetes: 48 mmol/mol (6.5% or over)

    when i sought remission my goal was always under 42 mmol

    hats off to anyone that can stay the course at 800 cals.
    i doubt i could for more then a day or so..so 8 weeks of it :wtf:

    but as you say, debs
    we are many on here and some choose a different route, and if it works then fair play to them.

    i'm just very sceptical that anyone can stay on the diet long term (yes i know they don't ) but what do they then replace it with..?
    why nor START at that choice..and build from there..it just sounds more sustainable, imo

    and on the low cal sugar diet. isn't that the eatwell plate...;)
     
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  13. Debandez

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

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    Busy day today, didn't get to forum!! List a lot shorter now. But I still have a list. Gutted!

    So tonight me and Eric painted,,,,and painted,,,, then painted some more. Not in our plans until plasterer said the newly rendered walls needed painting asap to protect from heat! Just home, gone 9pm. Spotted my little garden over growing at front of house. Thoughts of family coming Sunday ran in for sheers and started trimming, looking mighty fine now. The more you do the more you want to do. Bags of energy.

    Skipped tea. Having a glass of red, cheese, a ryvita and a few nuts. Feet up. Fbs won't be good. It's very late to be eating. It was delish though.

    Pics of house (son's) when bought , stage 1 and stage 2. Stage 3 will have pretty white stones around decking, artificial grass in 2 side bits, shower glass for fencing, and a few lights in the decking. Maybe wall lights too. It's a WIP But coming together.

    Ok if my eyes stay open long enough I'm going to catch up.on thread!
     

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

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    Guess who won? Right. The nasty little ****** on the right. I've only just sat down!!!!
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    amazing the difference a little bit of paint and some tlc can make.

    Nice work....think you and Eric fully deserve that drink ..:D
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I had uveitis too, only once. That was enough! Red eye. Lit the room up when I walked in!!! Drops and cream for weeks.
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Cool! :)
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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