Well, something isn't working anymore and my numbers have are high in the am, high after meals even though I am still adhering to my low-carb diet. As I have trouble keeping weight on, I don't want to go lower because I know I will loose the weight I struggled with putting on. (Yeah, I know opposite problem). I take 3 metformin per day at 500 mg but have added another dose which doesn't seem to be helping much. I will see my endo soon but he adheres to the ADA standards and I know he will most likely not be very helpful. My A1C is 5.8 but I'd like to get it down to 5.4 or lower. I exercise everyday and am very active and am at a loss at what to do next. I get frustrated when I see my high numbers when I am really very strict with my diet. Any suggestions? I did the raw/vegan thing with some good results but I lost too much weight (7 pounds in 2 weeks). I am open to suggestions as I want to get this back under control again.

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Well my new endo did all the testing and I am not a LADA however he is still questioning the type 2 diagnosis and believes I may be MODY.I would need genetic testing which is not covered by insurance but he is starting me on new meds tomorrow as I have been taking the maximum dosage of metformin which had worked previously. I am starting on glimepiride 1mg in the am. Anyone tried this? Evidently this is the preferred treatment for MODY. We shall see!
Well, it sounds like your endo is open to all possibilities, which means you got a GOOD one! :-) We should all be so lucky!

Even if it takes some experimentation, I'm sure he'll find the right treatment for you, which is what really matters. So hang in there, and good luck! :-)
Thanks!

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