I am new to the site and new to the disease. One and a half months ago I was diagnosed with diabetes. For the person who always had a very active healthy life it was more then just a shock. I will not be describing what I felt just will say that the first thing that came out of my mouth was: why I didnt just get run by a car? They sent me a psychologist right away…I cried my eyes out for the whole week in a hospital and was telling a doctor I was not gonna be living my life like this. One frase he told me change my entire point of view, he asked me if I wanted to go blind or have some pieces of my body taken off? I would not wish it to experience something like this at the age of 27 to anyone…But deep inside I already knew I was gonna fight it until I win.
The only person I shared what happened to me at first was my mom, sometimes she could turn into some kind of researcher when it was needed…so while I was still in the hospital she started looking for different ways of treating diabetes. I left the hospital with 40 unit/daily and 3 times/2units C-food( Novolog, short turm insulin). The doctors could not figure out what type I had and thought most likely I am either T1 or MODY. I am thin and young which is usually T1 but my father had T1 since he was 9yo so as his child I should be T2…that's what they thought. MODY was "perfect" for me…Honestly I did not care what it was I just knew I was going to have NONE and I still think so:)
After some reaserch my mother found supplements called transfer factors, and I started taking them as soon as in 10 days after I was diagnosed. I added stem cell products and ganoderma to everyhing. It is a total of 21 capsulls a day. They have no side affects. I started to reduce my Lantus myself from 40 to 30, then 25->22->20->15->10->8->none. I stopped doing Novolog fom 3 times daily to 2->1->none! I am currently on 500mg metformin a day ONLY. It makes me feel wonderful in general and I am full of energy like before, plus I went back to my martial arts shcool. My doctor suppors me a lot and she approved everything( I showed her all my supps). Does anyone takes somthing like it as well and what are the results? My current sugars are 90 to 160(after food) but I know it hasnt been too long since I started so I am super happy for current results. I watch my diet and do sports, and dont read any negative info about the disease! I know one day will get rid of it!
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