I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes on February 21st. I have since been carb counting and trying to get my blood sugar levels under control with the help of metformin. I know that my sugar levels won't even out right away, but I'm feeling overwhelmed and discouraged. I ate fewer carbs and sugars today than I did yesterday, but my levels are higher today. I know that it's only been 4 days now, but I feel like I'm losing. I feel like I'll never get my blood sugar stabilized.
I know people who have gotten their levels stabilized and have gotten off medicine completely, but no one ever says how long it takes to do that. I feel like I'm doing something wrong. I am trying very hard to keep my carb count at or below 40g per meal and 15g per snack, but my levels haven't dropped very quickly. I am managing to keep it under 200, but I … I guess I just expected a sudden stabilizing.
I know this is long and rambling, but I am feeling very overwhelmed and frustrated tonight and needed to express it, before I give in a reach the snickers bar that's calling my name.
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