Smoking And D

By Harlen Latest Reply 2011-07-15 15:44:46 -0500
Started 2011-07-07 21:40:40 -0500

I am still smoke free and now it is getting a little better
My BS is all over the place lol lol lol
I am eatting right and it is starting to get better not swining so much High -low
wow it was a trip I didnt know that smoking would afect my BS so much
Thank you all so much for all the suport that you all gave me
I am a no-Smoler weeeeeeeeee
Best wishes

46 replies

jrissell 2011-07-15 15:44:46 -0500 Report

Hello Harlen,
I too quit smoking, I smoked for 34 years and have had 3 heart attacks to get me to quit. I have been smoke free for 9 1/2 years now and can breathe. Did not become a diabetic till 5 1/2 years ago.
Glad you are now a non smoker, keep up the work and take it a moment at a time… JoAnn

TMARQ45 2011-07-12 13:19:50 -0500 Report

I stopped smoking 3 1/2 years ago and because everything tastes SOOOO much better, I am fighting to keep my sugar levels normal. It is hard but I'm fighting hard! Congrats to you!

HANK1949 2011-07-10 09:19:48 -0500 Report

Where do I go to get information on how smoking effects my bs.Need the help want to quit smoking just make a lot of excuses.

Harlen 2011-07-10 11:28:47 -0500 Report

I dont know I didnt fined any but I can tell you what it did for me .
Kepped my bs at 80 to 120 when I quit for the last 7 weeks it whent all over the place 11 to 190 but is is getting better now runing 80 to 160 So it is getting better
I am happy that I have quit and it is the hardest thing I have ever done and I dont wish to go thrue that again.
Best wishes

tomecom 2011-07-09 07:40:14 -0500 Report

Harlen: are you on a low glycemic index diet? That will make a huge difference. Also, are you taking an organic multivitamin? We diabetics are deficient in up to 10 vitamins and minerals that are important to proper control. Also deficiencies cause amino acid deficiencies that cause control issues.

Dr Gary
Dr GaryCA 2011-07-08 13:15:30 -0500 Report

Hey Harlen, this is fantastic! It was on my mind to check in with you and to see how you are doing with this. I am really happy for you! Gary

CaliKo 2011-07-08 12:47:33 -0500 Report

Excellent Harlen! I'm so happy for you. In the long run, you'll feel so much better. I quit smoking shortly after I married my husband, 22 years ago, and he told me I'd either need to quit, or pitch a tent in the backyard to sleep in… he didn't think we should have this conversation before we were married??? Best wishes for continued success, I know you can do it, the worst is over.

Harlen 2011-07-08 12:51:02 -0500 Report

Thank you so much
My wife know that I smoked and sed it didnt bother her that I would quit when I wished to.I am a non smoker lol lol lol
Best wishes

knit57 2011-07-08 08:03:29 -0500 Report

How wonderful.

Harlen 2011-07-08 09:01:05 -0500 Report

Its still hard but harder to go back and do it again
Best wishes

knit57 2011-07-08 12:37:15 -0500 Report

My husband was a heavy smoker for 26 years. He has been smoke free for 10 years. He is blessed that he doesn't miss it at all. I know that he will never start again. Unfortunatly it took a 15 week stay in the hospital to make it happen.

NavyNerd 2011-07-08 00:52:59 -0500 Report

Congratulations!!!! That's awesome!! (My hubbie is quitting right now too after a lotta years.. so I'll send continued success prayers that way when I say them for my dh!) WOOT!!! You can keep it up!!

Tigereyze209 2011-07-07 23:21:50 -0500 Report

My friend, I was just going to ask you how the smoking cessation was going, but you posted first, and now I can congratulate you on a job done well.
Sounds like you got past that big hump where it nick is finally out of your system and the rest is just keeping on keeping on.
Thumbs way up, dude!

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