Recently (like 2 weeks ago) was diagnosed with diabetes. So everything is still new and a little bit scary. I had a doctors appointment last Thursday and was told that I needed to get a meter. Got one of those over the weekend. I have to test once a day for the next month. The doctor and I are trying to find when my high is and what my low is. So far feeling a little discourage. I'm trying to lose weight and change my diet to help with my BS levels.
Along with finding out I'm diabetic, I've found that I'm lactose intolerant, as well as having an egg allergy and a gluten sensitivity. Finding it hard to understand what sort of foods are there left for me to really eat. Any suggestions???
Also, I'm currently on 500 mg's of Metformin, any side effects or issues I should know about? Right now, my doctor said that as long as I lose some weight in the next 6 months, that the metformin should work and there shouldn't be a need for insulin. Concerned about long term effects of metformin. Any ideas???
Open to suggestions and ideas!!! Like I said, I'm new to all of this so I'm just a little overwhelmed.
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