Let me introduce myself…I'm 40 years old with obesity induced T2D for 9 years with BMI 35.0. Like most, I was living in denial, anger with my condition and totally neglected my health. Diagnosed with complications of Microalbuminuria (incipient diabetic nephropathy) an early stage of CKD in July due to uncontrolled BG levels. As usual my doctor warned me of further consequences if I do not take control, and this time I listened. Made changes to my lifestyle of being active and managing my diet. I started to walk (but had this fear that I would get bored and drop out of this habit). Hence started to invest in fitness gadgets to motivate myself to continue this habit of walking. Picked up an activity tracker (withings, similar to fitbit or jawbone), and also their smart body analyser for weight and body fat. I could see some small milestones getting achieved. Then enrolled myself in a nearby gym to continue this habit and discipline myself of dedicating some time of the day. Now after 2 months, my BMI is 29.9, which means my I've moved into "Overweight" category from Obesity (Obesity is >BMI 30.0). As a result of this my BG levels dropped and are within normal levels in Oct. I'd like to continue doing what I'm doing now and hope to tackle Obesity, DM2, DN and in that order, as I see they're interdependent. Looking forward to meet my doc during christmas time for the next scheduled follow-up and to share the progress made. Have a nice day!
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