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Hi all, I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2007. I had spent my life eating nothing but drive thru fare, and high sugar foods. And it caught up to me.

I have been on the healthy eating and exercising band wagon since 2008. For me it has worked wonders. No meds needed since 2008.

I decided to join this group because I need support on this journey. And I would also like to support others. For what it's worth, here I am!


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Hi. I’m Kevin. Just diagnosed with diabetes. Trying to manage without meds for first 3 months. No gain but no loss either. I lost 50 before the diagnosis. Plan to lose 85 more to be 6’3” and 210 lbs.

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Hello Team,

I was diagnosed 12/31/2017. My A1C was 11.5. I was started on Metformin (up to 2000 mg/day), then Glipizide was added (up to 20 mg/day). I weaned off of the Glipizide in 3 weeks and weaned off of the Metformin in 4 weeks. I completely changed my diet and am active daily. Mid- February, my A1C was down to 8.6. I was using supplements (gymnema and bitter melon) up through Mid-May. Mid-May my A1C was at 6.8. Then my blood sugars (BS) became out of control. I was eating the same way, same activity level and using the supplements exactly the same way. I restarted on Metformin (2000 mg/day) and Glipizide (20 mg/day). My blood sugar levels were still high, so I asked my doctor for insulin. I was started on NPH at 5 units and am now up to 10 units. My levels are STILL high. I am supposed to increase the insulin by 1 unit every day until my AM BS is less than 120. I have not increased over 15 units though because I have experienced 2 hypoglycemic events and they suck.

I am looking for ideas for meals. I am very bored with my current eating habits. I eat the same foods day in and day out. Here is what I have been eating-

Breakfast- 1 cup of fresh berries with almonds and egg whites
Lunch- grilled or pan fried chicken with veggies
Dinner- salad with some form of protein (usually canned tuna) and dtressing

I do not snack between meals.

I crave sweets and bread and would like to incorporate some of these back into my daily life. With my BS being so high though, I feel guilty for even the thought of eating either.

I have asked my doctor for a referral to an endocrinologist and a nutritionist. This was just yesterday,

Any advice, support and/or encouragement is much appreciated.

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Hi, I'm Cheri. I have been a diagnosed Type 2 diabetic for about 20 years. I am on Metformin, Glyxambi and Tresiba (70 units). My weight has increased since I have been on the Tresiba. I have been a Spark member forever and am now back on tracking everything I am eating to prove that it's the Tresiba that is causing this problem.

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Hi, we're Tarah... we've been on Metformin ER but had various problems with it starting a couple years ago. It was bad enough that we had a colonoscopy only to realize that it was the medication that started causing GI issues despite having been on it (with OK A1c) for years.

So now, after 2 years of problems, our A1c is now at its highest (8.7%) and we've switched to glyburide.

We requested our doctor put us on a CGM (Freestyle Libre) as we cannot check regularly otherwise (we have a very difficult time with lancets) and are planning on using this as a reminder for ourselves. It's good seeing the direct consequences of the food we eat. (We also deal with significant BED issues)

So far it's great, but it's only been active since 7 this morning!

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Hi, I'm Marvel Lynn (go by Lynn).. not my first time on Sparkpeople, I've had an account since 2008; but, no longer could post Goodies to people and decided it was time for a fresh start.. Just about 2 years ago I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, lost 92 lbs regained.. 30, and now have half of that back off. My husband was diagnosed with blood clots in his legs at the same time as I was being diagnosed and so I started eating for comfort.
My care provider threatened to change my medical treatment when she saw the weight gain and all she had to do was give me THE LOOK emoticon and I got back on track the next day! emoticon
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Hello, I am Gayle or mzizgayle, have had diabetes, type 2, for over 20 years. I have been in control for many years unless my hyperthroid gets jealous of the attention my diabetes receives and decides to mess with the diabetes, it but doesn't take much to get them both inline. Of course now my old body decide to creep up on the weight so I found myself back at sparkle to control that also. I had joined yrs ago and got rid of 20lbs and now I am back again...guess I should stay lol




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I just joined myself 16 days ago after a Type 2 diagnosis and a 350/13.2! I've followed everything to a "T", feel great, and yesterday hit three readings in the mid 150's. I know that's not great but for now it's progress. I hope I can stick with it and here's hoping you can too. Welcome!

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Hi!

I have Type 2. I was diagnosed about three years ago. Things have gone up and down but now I really want to get serious about managing this.

I live in a small town of about 1500 people, not far from what was part of the Erie Canal. Part of my town is a National Historic District with all kinds of fabulous old houses. I moved to New York State in 2010 and have grown to love it here.

I have a lot of interests including:

Cats, music, books, the Depression era, spirituality, FLYlady, snail mail, antiques, country music, planners and baking.

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Not new to Spark, but new to this team. I have had Type 2 for several years. Up and down with effort and it shows in my A1C. I have to make lifestyle choices lifelong choices. Yesterday was a higher A1C. I can make the changes one day at a time.

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emoticon to our new members, I'm still trying to figure out what is best for me, not doing a good job of it though, my last A1c was 6.4, but my FBS are still between 130-150 not sure what to try next. Have a good weekend even though it is Sunday



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I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes a couple of years ago, I just got my blood sugar under control in the last 9 months. I developed peripheral neuropathy in my lower legs, feet and in my hands last year. My highest A1C was 9.7 I brought it down to 6.5 in 3 months, which was 2 months ago.

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I was in the hospital with DKA in August 2017. They diagnosed me with Type 2. I was having issues with lots of low blood sugars and when I went to my first appointment with endocrinologist she did some tests. It was determined that I am Type 1. My a1c was 10.7 in the hospital and in November it was 5.3. I am learning everything I can about the disease and making sure I get any tips from those who have it.

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Yes! One day @ a time is my Motto..

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Thanks so much for the welcome back.

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Hello,
I am not new here just had to leave for awhile for personal reasons and so I am back,
after being in the hospital for one month with Pneumonia and had to eat their foods and,
take my meds and get my breathing treatments and do what I had to do and so while I was,
their I gained some weight back and was very frustrated when they weighed me so Ugh,
and now I am back with Sparkfriends to get myself back under control with my weight and,
yes it's gonna take me awhile to get myself back under that 300 pounds again but I will do,
it one day @ a time.

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Hi all,

I'm Bernadette.
I was diagnosed as type 2 almost 10 years ago. I was terrified and worked really hard at getting my blood sugar levels down and my weight. I managed to lose 60 lbs and my A1c was down to 5.7 within about 8 months. My doctor was ecstatic! Apparently, I was his first patient to do this. (he's a young doctor! lol) He quite happily congratulated me, told me I was no longer diabetic and abruptly stopped all support. I found it difficult to keep up with what I had been doing without all the support and slowly I started putting the weight back on and the blood sugar levels went up. After 9 years I've managed to put 40 lbs back on and I
don't know what my A1c is because I no longer have a doctor. But I do know that I have to get serious about this. Since I'm not getting support from the medical community, I'm hoping I can get some support from the SP community.

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Hi I'm Reyna and also a T2 diabetic (recently diagnose). I've been losing weight for almost 2 yrs. I'm learning as much as I can about diabetes but at times can be so overwhelming.

I am doing a low carb diet and have been for 6 months and it wasn't until I did that my a1c went down.

Hope you are all having a good day/night and Spark on!

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Hi everyone I'm Stefani. I was diagnosed as pre diabetic and getting really close to being full blown type 2 about 3 years ago. I have been fighting it. Taking Metformin, which never did a dang thing for me I could not digest them, tried multiple manufactures, and got scoped from both ends. Was generally following the dash diet. My doctor nor I could not figure out why I was not absorbing nutrients. In December my A1C was 6.8! So not good! January of this year I was so fed up I called my doctor and demanded that she put me on an inject-able. She put me on victoza. In May my A1C was 6.1. I lowered my meal carb goals to below 30 for breakfast and dinner and below 45 for lunch. My A1C in September is 5.8. Now I have added Cardio 5x a week and strength training 4 days a week. The Victoza is a huge help we finally figured out what my digestive issue was, I have high motility the Victoza slows my digestion down. The side effect that this causes is that I have very little appetite. Is anyone else on this? Do you have trouble eating? I'm concerned that since I have added the exercise that I seriously need to increase my calories. Thoughts?

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I am not New been here before and so here I am back again Lol.

My name is Bobbi and I am here because I am still a diabetic-2 but I am not on,
metformin but I am on Glimazide once day for now and I am eating better and,
started walking with my hubby and I use my brothers walker that has a seat and,
brakes but I don't sit on that seat because my butt wont fit so I just keep a walking,
and stop once in awhile to get my breath and back to walking again until I return home.

I am 61 years old but could be younger in age that's the way I feel today and so I have,
been doing lots of exercises and walks and eating better since my Challenges,
and every-morning me and my hubby gets up around 5:45 am and get dressed and head,
out for our walk its good for the both of us since were both a type-2 diabetic,
and I track my numbers everyday my doctor wants to keep taps on my numbers.

SW:380 lbs.
CW:290 lbs.
GW:285 lbs. ("I have 5 lbs. to go for my first goal of meeting my 285 lbs."
by the end of the year.


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Good morning everyone. Started monitoring my blood sugar in january and following spark my weight a d A1C has slowly started dropping. Doctor has reduced my monitoring to once a week now.

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you're quite welcome, I'm doing the Good Gut diet and I'm doing okay on it, but I need to go back to Phase 1 for a little longer, My FBS # were dropping and my weight was coming back down, but this morning I feel off from eating some of the carbs that I wasn't eating on Phase 1, I'll have to make a note on what carbs I ate and see I how I feel by not eating them. Have a Happy Monday



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Janice,
Thank you very much for your input.

SW:380 lbs.
CW:290 lbs.
GW:285 lbs. ("I have 5 lbs. to go for my first goal of meeting my 285 lbs."
by the end of the year.


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when I talked to my Healthcoach, she asked me what do I do for Low BS, I told her I haven't had that situation, she suggested keeping orange juice, hard candy and the glucose tablets handy, so now I keep small cans of OJ in the fridges where I work, just in case. BHOLT_61, good luck and check with your Dr.



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Thank you so much for letting me know on this situation and of my low blood sugar,
levels it got really low like 49 and then jumped to 50 ugh I got scared and yes I did,
contact my doctor and was told to eat first then take my blood sugar levels and I do,
not do the shots I am only on pills No insulin for me cannot afford everything.

And yes my brother has regular soda out back so if I needed to I could but I am on,
a challenge and Not suppose to have soda's and I would hate to fail on this but @
times I may have too and if I do then my challenge will end for me ugh.


SW:380 lbs.
CW:290 lbs.
GW:285 lbs. ("I have 5 lbs. to go for my first goal of meeting my 285 lbs."
by the end of the year.


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I started having issues with that when I hit a little over twenty pounds down; lows were rarely a problem before that, but since diagnosed I've always had glucose tabs in my purse and bedside table for the rare occasion I went too long without eating. I was very glad for keeping them stocked when I started having lows. The glucose tabs are quick and to me, the most helpful when I'm really low (I was having lows down in the 40's). (But it takes some figuring out how many to use ... with my weight and metabolism along with a google search I figured out that each one will bring up my number about four or five points.} In an emergency regular NON-DIET soda with a little sugar mixed in is good and fast ... I saw this work years ago with my younger cousin, who was type one; we were camping and he left his glucose pen in an adjoining campsite, and he was losing consciousness when his mom yelled out the directions about the soda and sugar.

If it's just a little low my favorite go-to is an orange, or straight fruit juice. Whichever thing you use, you probably should eat something as well -- something protein.

I'm on pills, not insulin, so could not necessarily just adjust when the lows started, and could not get a message through to my doctor (hmo issue), so was on my own figuring it out for literally weeks. I wound up coming off two of the three meds I was on.

I really hope you are talking to your doctor about the lows ... you may need a change or reduced dosage of your meds, and for sure you need a long-term plan with he doctor for your continued weight loss/med actions. If you're like me, needing to cut back the meds was a whole new thing, but it will probably be ongoing as your weight comes down.

Naturally, this is free advice so take it for what it's worth. :D I hope everyone else will chime in. Hugs to you.

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I am back it has been awhile since I left but now I am back to do the right thing here,
with my type 2 diabetes I keep having questions to my answers and never hear anyone come back at me except for Barb and she is the best here.

I need to know when my B/S gets low what does a person eat or drink to bring it back.

SW:380 lbs.
CW:290 lbs.
GW:285 lbs. ("I have 5 lbs. to go for my first goal of meeting my 285 lbs."
by the end of the year.


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type 2 diabetic-lost 30 lbs-now pre-diabetic but want 2 lose more weight. aic is 5.8. weight is 196- 203 lbs.just diagnosed in july of this year.

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JANZDIET2014, welcome.

MSANN59, welcome. Is 121 how many pounds you've lost? Those your old pants? Wow!

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add weight loss ticker msann59 aerobic pals


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DEBEDEBE,
I started my nutritionally aware life with the Ideal Protein diet. They had a list of "approved" veggies, and a short list of not approved ones. I figured out the difference for them was carbs.

Basically their list was those things with 6% (or less) of their weight as carbs. Look at the first post in this discussion, which has lists of carb percentages:
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Of course no food is unlimited, I just eat normal or reasonable size portions of things. However if the carb percentage is closer to 6%, then I eat smaller amount of it. Carrots for example, at 6.8% are technically on my "don't eat list", but I eat some, but not big servings.

As for fruits, here is a reprint from that post:
FRUITS
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Avocado (1.8%)
Blackberries (4.9%)
Raspberries (5.4%)
Strawberries (5.7%)
Tomatoes (2.7%)

In fact I just had an evening snack of plain Greek yogurt, flavoured with a bit of Mio mixed in, and 5 strawberries. Yup, strawberries make the 6% cutoff, but they are so close that I don't eat a heaping bowlful.

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Thanks James

I saw that you keep your carbs under 50. What vegetables and fruit do you eat and do you eat unlimited low carb vegetables or a measured amount?

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If it was just metformin I'd say that your blood sugar can't get too low. That is what this article says:
www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/diabe
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"Another advantage of metformin is that it does not cause hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) when it is the only diabetes medicine taken. "

I don't know about that other drug, Diamicron. It looks like it increases insulin production in the liver. But all in all you should have a blood sugar meter if you are a type-2 diabetic, and the half life of metformin is 6 hours. So if you reduce carbs and have low blood sugar it will happen within that time.

You should ask your doctor. But if you reduce carbs do it slowly over a number of days and see how you feel, not from one day to the next.

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how long have you been on Metformin?? not sure what help I can be, you should ask your DR.



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I have Type 2 and take Metformin. Dr just added Diamicron mr and my weight loss has stopped. It's a sulfonylurea and can cause weight gain. I want to cut carbs below 75 to 100 to get off of it but if I do, will my BS go to low. Last A1C was 7.

Any thoughts on this?

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