Near the end of June I had all my blood work done. I do not have the paper handy but for almost everything there were drs note that it needed work.
I got a letter from my dr on blood work done on the 21st. Below are comments from the letter:
Electrolytes, sodium and potassioum, your kidney function and blood sugar tests were all normal. Your liver function tests were normal as well.
Your Vitamin D was good at 53. (this is up from 11)
Your hemoglobin A1C was much improved at 5.9. This is essentially getting close to a nondiabetic range, which is outstanding.
Urine was within normal limits, showing that there was no excessive proteins spillage in the urine from the diabetes, which is good news.
I feel like crying, this is the best report card that I have ever had. I have not had a blood test results before with anything in the normal range. God bless those who taught me a lot at the diabetes education class on July 7th. God bless those here who have added to my diabetes education.
Before the class my blood sugars were so out of control. I was happy when I had between 150 and 180 fasting. My 2 hour post meals ran 250 and up. This change in 3 months was diet only. I hope this encourages new people to work at it. Another disadvantage is I am 61 years old.
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