Just got my latest A1c = 6.4%. That makes 4 quarters under 7 (6.4, 6.6, 6.0, 6.5). In 43 years as a T1 these are the only time I had a value in the "sixes." TuD was a big part of this, pointed me in the direction of ultra low carb diet. I hope nobody reads this because I am not really bragging just happy, happy, happy! Maybe I'll shoot for a 5?

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Comment by Kathy on February 6, 2014 at 7:35am

Diabetes control is hard, hard work and you are entitled to brag. You rock the house!!!!

Comment by shoshana27 on February 6, 2014 at 8:11am

BE CAREFUL IF YOU SHOOT FOR A 5
YOU MIGHT SHOOT YOURSELF
LOL

Comment by David (dns) on February 6, 2014 at 9:36am

Good work. Brag away, if anyone has earned the right it's you. Great job! Congratulations.

And there's nothing wrong with aiming for lower numbers. Just be EXTRA careful as you get down there -- watch out for lows. That will tell you when you've reached your "safe" limit and should stop.

Comment by beechbeard on February 6, 2014 at 11:45am

Thank you. In order to get here, I had to eliminate/drastically reduce lows. My historical pattern was roller coastering from lows to highs. On the ketogenic diet, I can take my Lantus and skip a meal (also skip the bolus) and not move my BG at all. Once my insulin on board is depleted, I can hold a 75 for hours with plenty of energy. It really feels great!

Comment by Stoner on February 6, 2014 at 12:06pm

Hooray for Beechceard! We are all proud of you and thank you for sharing!!!

Comment by Richmatik on February 6, 2014 at 3:28pm

Extremely happy for you Beechbeard. Congratulations!! Looking forward to your 2 year anniversary under an A1C of 7.0. :)

Comment by jmhnyc on February 6, 2014 at 5:24pm

Brag away. Keep at it. We all know how hard it was to reach that milestone.

Comment by andrea on February 7, 2014 at 4:41am

CONGRATS!

Comment by Karchah on February 8, 2014 at 12:01pm
Awesome......keep up the great work❗️
Comment by AlysonCheatham on February 19, 2014 at 1:47pm

Congratulations! What an accomplishment!

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