is diabetes always progressive? The "experts" say. it is. But is it true? This morning I realized I had forgotten to take my usual 2 units of Lantus Insulin last evening. When I tested my blood this morning the reading was 99. That is in the normal range! Usually if I had forgotten to take my insulin, my fasting Blood sugar would be 150 or more. I have been paying special attention to my diet of late and trying to lose 5 lbs. That doesn't sound like much, but it is all around my waist
When we just except what the experts say, we will live it out what they say. It appears as though
diabetes is progressive, however just plain aging could be at play. When you get older your metabolism slows down, blood sugar goes up as a result, muscle decreases and your use less glucose. Older people usually become more sedentary when they retire. They use less glucose because they are more sedentary. My experiment with getting older and the progressing
of my diabetes has shown me that it is NOT a proven fact that diabetes is always progressive.
I have learned that I can do weight exercises and prevent muscle loss. Change my diet to be higher in protein and lower in carbs. Add a little extra exercise and activity to over come the drop in metabolism. Make a point of not sitting too much. I didn't really have to make drastic changes,
small changes like losing 5 lbs around my belly. What ever we believe we will live out!
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