I had my A1C on Tuesday, and it is 5.4 same was it was when I was first diagnosed. I know that is a great number, but with all of my weight loss the past 3 1/2 months (27 lbs) and my strict diet and all that exercise, I would have thought it would be even better than that. My cholesterol numbers were all good. Get this: She was leaving it up to me, whether or not to stop taking my medication! I hated being put in this situation. So for two days now, I have not taken the Metformin. I am doing fine so far, but I am a little nervous. I suppose for a while, I should check about 3 times per day instead of 2. I don't see how I can be any more careful than I already have been. I was having stomach cramps nearly everyday off and on the past 3 weeks anyway, and I told her about this. She said it could be the medicine, to which I replied: 'Even after 3 1/2 months?" and she said yes, some people have that a little later on. I know I will have to get back on it eventually, and I know I have to be very careful. Anyone else been able to come off medicine? how are you doing and how long have you been off? thanks!
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