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10/28/13 12:41 P

That is a REAL success! I have seen the damage that diabetes can do, and as long as you can keep it away, you are doing great things! keep that Spark burning!


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10/27/13 12:21 P

Wonderful news! Congrats!
Goes to show that even through a plateau, good things are still going on inside where we can't readily "see" them!
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KELLYFIT123 Posts: 883
10/27/13 9:59 A

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10/24/13 10:05 A

Hey well done. And that's brilliant that, against all the odds, you're not diabetic or ever going to be.

I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.
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10/21/13 6:54 A

Well done on seeing positive changes in your health!

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
STASMI Posts: 5
10/20/13 11:56 P

Great News. Keep it up!!! emoticon emoticon

Edited by: STASMI at: 10/20/2013 (23:58)
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10/20/13 11:17 P

I am so glad that Diabetes has not come to you!!!!
I agree that a good diet and exercise plan will defeat it. emoticon

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10/20/13 9:25 P

So, I was diagnosed as pre-diabetic in my teens. I am now almost 40. Several years ago I began taking a medication which pushes a lot of people into diabetes, even if they are not predisposed. I must take this medication to stay alive and to be functional. I have a family history of both Type I and Type II. It seemed like getting diabetes would be inevitable for me.

However, I saw my neuroendocrioogist on Friday, and my fasting glucose is 80...a full 20 points below the pre-diabetes range of 100-120. Diabetes is greater than 120.

I am in a long plateau right now in terms of weight loss, but apparently the diet and exercise are still doing very good things for my health. Woo-hoo!

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