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googlegoss

Joined: Jun 12
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Posted: 04 Jun 2012, 01:29
Have just joined FS. I am doing low carb diet due to having diabetes and want to control by diet only if possible. Have found that low carb diet really helps with the blood glucose readings. Its tough going sometimes but just something that I have to do. Need to lose lots of weight too. Have lost 10lb so far. long way to go though
mayormaynot

Joined: Apr 12
Posts: 15

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Posted: 05 Jun 2012, 16:58
Welcome! Controlling your blood glucose is more important than losing weight if you want to become healthy. The weight will naturally come off if you get the diabetes under control. It's one of the great side effects of this way of eating! Look forward to seeing your progress. We can all succeed with a little support and encouragement and a will to get healthier! Good luck!
I'd rather be thin!
mazzie1

Joined: Mar 12
Posts: 12

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Posted: 20 Jun 2012, 15:35
HI!! Just wanted to tell you, I have been type II diabetic for about 6 yrs. I started the Atkins plan in March, by May I was completly OFF insulin!! I was up to 90 units a day, 2 shots a day..that sucked!! Now only 3 months down the road, my A1C's were 5.6!! My one before I started Atkins was 12.7!!!! Atkins does work! I havent lost alot of weight, but I am loosing inches..but best of all, my doctor said I'm the healthiest he has seen me in the last 5 yrs!! I feel great..I'm hoping I'm looking a little better, but have only dropped I think 17 lbs so far...but dangit, I'm working on it!! I hope you do well with your glucose readings and you also concour that nasty diesese to the best of your ability..YOU CAN DO IT!! Feel free to friend me, I will throw you some pointers that has helped me..
snugles

Joined: Jan 10
Posts: 199

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Posted: 20 Jun 2012, 16:38
You have come to the right place. Lots of support/advice. Welcome and good luck. I just found out in may I was type 2. So your are not alone , you are among friendly helpful people just like you.
asagohan

Joined: Jun 11
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Posted: 20 Jun 2012, 17:26
YOU CAN DO ITT!!!



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