Wednesday, May 28, 2014
It's been 6 months since I was diagnosed with diabetes. Originally my A1C was 9.3, today it is 5.6. Originally, I was put on 2 diabetes meds. Today, I am on none. My doctor and I have agreed to try to control through diet and exercise. He is concerned about hypoglycemia. I know from my daily readings that I am quite a ways from this concern (my numbers are usually 5s with only two 4s in the last 3 months). But we are both willing to embrace my goal of getting off meds. Now I need to ensure I follow my part - daily exercise and low carb diet.
My cholesterol is still too high but I had side effect to the med and discontinued using it. So, the dr. and I have agreed to give it 6 mos to see if I can lower my cholesterol through diet and exercise.
I'm still on the high blood pressure meds but my goal is to get off that too.
A big thanks to the Paleo Team for providing me with info regarding low carb diets.