I stopped taking the Metformin for 8 days and my highest number was 97 the lowest was 88. I spoke to my doctor and he said that although my numbers are good, (A1c 5.0) he wants me to take the Metformin to help my pancreas and slow down the inevitable complications as diabetes progresses.
I have started taking the Metformin again and the numbers are still the same.
I have heard that losing a lot of weight can eliminate diabetes. I had a friend who had to give himself shots of insulin before having a gastric bypass and losing 135 pounds. After his weight loss he no longer had diabetes. I have lost about 60 pounds since I was diagnosed.
I have also heard that it is not possible to cure diabetes.
While I was off the medication I had a large Dominos pizza and other forbidden foods without any problems.
Is it possible to cure diabetes or not? There seems to be a lot of conflicting information.
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