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12.3 to 6.7 Woo Hoo! I'm not in the clear yet though....

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

I was very nervous to get my blood sugar results. It has been 3 months since I was diagnosed with T2 diabetes. My first A1C test had a reading of 12.3 .
Normal as stated by the Mayo Clinic:

"For someone who doesn't have diabetes, a normal A1C level can range from 4.5 to 6 percent. Someone who's had uncontrolled diabetes for a long time might have an A1C level above 9 percent.

When the A1C test is used to diagnose diabetes, an A1C level of 6.5 percent or higher on two separate tests indicates you have diabetes. A result between 5.7 and 6.4 percent is considered prediabetes, which indicates a high risk of developing diabetes. "

My reading was 6.7 !! My Dr. was mega impressed. Now I have to wait for the rest of the blood results.
Doc said he didn't want to lay it on me 3 months ago. My diabetes and triglycerides were so out of the ballpark and my Dr. felt we needed to concentrate on those first. However, apparently my cholesterol is also a big concern. My triglycerides were so high that they couldn't even get a LDL reading. He is trying to break it to me gently that I might have to take cholesterol meds for the rest of my life.

I am hoping, praying that the results are actually pretty good. I have been working so hard. I've dropped almost 25 lbs since Aug and exercise regularly and have been eating very, very well.

Here's keeping my fingers crossed...

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
DJ4HEALTH 11/4/2011 1:08AM

    If you take cinnamon that will help your sugar and I heard that red yeast rice will help your cholesterol too.

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