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How I Got My A1c Down

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I started watching just my carb intake, making sure that 90+% of the carbs I was taking in were good carbs.

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I added a supplement to my regimen, Lecithin. Now the Dr said that my changes are what have made the diffrence, but I am not so sure, I think the Lecthin has something to do with it. emoticon

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  • Thanks. My A1c was 8.1 last time. I really, really need to bring it down. I'll start checking out what carbs I'm eating. - by NINALEE35
  • WIEBENGA
    That is awesome. I work at a diabetes clinic. It is very tough to have diabetes. I, myself am at the beginning stages of diabetes. That is why I am taking control of my life. I see everyday where people are struggling so very hard with this disease, my husband included. It really breaks my heart. Great job though, keep it up.. emoticon - by WIEBENGA
  • ELEVYN3
    I find my blood sugar control is much more consistent when I eat good complex carbs and stay away from simple sugars. - by ELEVYN3
  • I appreciate it! are you watching the simple carbs and just eating complex carbs? And are you taking in like just 2 servings per meal or the 3-4 that the diabetic diet allows? - by DARWARD27
  • My A1c was 8.4. The Dr. kept increasng my Insulin but, sugar kept going up. Went to a Specialist and he lowered the Insulin and put me on Onglyza (a new med) take in the pm. A1c came down to 6.1 in a month. I am more level now. What a difference as I am not spiking. My liver produces sugar all the time, but this med has leveled me out. Thank God I went to the Diabetic Specialist. - by CHESAKAT41

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