Hi everyone. I joined this group 4 months ago when I was diagnosed with T2. Thanks to your group & responses to my questions, I have been able to deal with this diagnosis. I know that this is a day to day battle but with all of your help I have been given some tools to deal with this.
My daily testing has been in the 120 range before eating and 130 after eating. I have been able to lose 27 pounds so far. My goal is to continue to lose weight.
Last week at my 3 month MD checkup, I had blood work done. My A1C started at 350 in December. It is now at 6.9.
I wanted to share my good results with you because you all have helped me deal with this T2.
Now I realize the work really starts as my determination to control my diabetes opposed to letting diabetes control me is going to be a lot tougher than the first 3 months. But with this group I know that I have a backup to help me deal and get to my goals.
I am on 500mg Metformin 2x/day, working on controlling my carbs and am eating by my monitor. The MD told me that I will tire of checking my blood sugar and that less than 10% of T2 can actually get off their meds to maintain their T2 by diet and exercise. I took this as a challenge to prove him wrong.
Thank you to this group and I know that there will be difficult days ahead for me that this life long battle with T2 has just began. Wanted to let you know my update so far.