"Wow you're doing really good,congratulations!
Personally my main goal is to never go over 140, and you are meeting that. A fasting of 100 is a worthy goal and would really help your a1C, perhaps upping your metformin could help you do that."
"I was undiagnosed for 8 to 10 years, my feet gradually lost feeling. Only after I started to get control did the severe burning pain start. Odd but others here have had the same experience.
I never had any stiffness and never had any problem with my…"
"It is common for neuropathy to get worse before it gets better. That was certainly the case for me. I gained control of my blood sugars soon after my T2 diagnosis by adopting a low carb diet, but my neuropathy continued to get worse for at least 6…"
"My insurance doesn't pay for strips until I meet my deductible. Since I never meet my deductible I have to pay out of pocket. I'm using the cheapie Walmart strips as that's the best deal I have found."
"One of my favorite quotes concerning this is from Margret Mead “It is easier to change a man's religion than to change his diet.” From time to time several CDE's have commented here that almost none of their patients are…"
"Thanks for the friend request Josh. I enjoyed reading your comments and blog post when pup passed. I still miss her every time I see her avatar. It's heartening to see what a difference she made around here and peoples determination to continue…"
"Thanks for posting this gretchen!
I think this is the crux of my disagreement with the current dietary guidelines. I have no doubt that eating as the current guidelines suggest is good for some people. I spent many years as a pre-diabetic and…"
You were right, visited a friend in Indy for a long weekend, glad the shoulder happened after! Tripped over a dog gate. Ni driving for a good month; every car in our driveway is stick lol Thanks for the good wishes my friend.
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