BS 236-104 in a week

Bgmyke
By Bgmyke Latest Reply 2009-06-05 12:40:58 -0500
Started 2009-06-03 10:01:03 -0500

I found out I was a type 2 a week ago, and it was tough to take. Since then I have read all I can find out about this, and have changed my diet completely. I now eat what I should be eating, cut out the garbage food completely, startied drinking green smoothies, and starting taking Metformin twice daily. My BS has gone from 236 to 104 this morning. I only have to continue this course but I already feel better, walk 30 minutes daily, and haven't done that in years. All the posts and info in here have been very helpful to me. Thanks to all.


15 replies

lipsie
lipsie 2009-06-05 12:40:58 -0500 Report

Well thats a great start, keep it that way too! Some just don't keep up with their lifestyle change as a diabetic unfortunately, and I raise my hand to that…I am not innocent by all means..though I am slowly getting better with some things. But always great to hear of a DB friend doing well! *Hugs* Sheila

DJ
DJ 2009-06-04 08:45:16 -0500 Report

Hi Bgmyke,Welcome to the family..and Cudos on the great mind set, you are starting out in the right way for sure!!
If you keep up what you are doing you will continue to improve..but as others have mentioned, there will be Great days and not so great days..but just keep in mind that with this condition it is "Day by Day" and tomorrow is another day.
If you need help or have questions please just ask..as we are all here to help if we can, and the DC Family are an awesome collection of Knowlege,Experiance,and Compassion.
Hugz,*DJ

dyanne
dyanne 2009-06-04 02:00:10 -0500 Report

Wow that's great work in such a short time . The exercise makes a big difference, so keep up the good work and you will be fine !!! Glad you found this site.
dyanne

cakeybakes
cakeybakes 2009-06-03 23:24:43 -0500 Report

That is fabulous! Keep up the good work and the monitoring. It sure does get tiring after a while, but it's VERY exciting to get good numbers! Take care!

Antique-Dave
Antique-Dave 2009-06-03 16:48:43 -0500 Report

That is Great! my numbers hardly budged for 6 weeks guess I should have been drinking green smoothies!

just saw some stuff about that in a supplement magazine that came in the mail today.

Sarguillo
Sarguillo 2009-06-03 15:32:41 -0500 Report

Wow, in one week? Way to go. Remember, if you loose about 10% of your weight, no matter what it is currently, you will also benifit and it will help your T2 control. Please feel free to ask away any questions. There is nothing we havent heard nor experienced.

Bgmyke
Bgmyke 2009-06-03 16:11:49 -0500 Report

Forgive my ignorance but what is T2?

Sarguillo
Sarguillo 2009-06-03 16:17:17 -0500 Report

Type 2 as oposed to T1 which is Type 1. Different aspects of the diabetes. Dont get anyone started on T1.5 or others.
Its all the same, different languages. We are all in basicly the same life boat. And all trying to hand on.

Sarguillo
Sarguillo 2009-06-03 16:18:01 -0500 Report

and since you are new to this, it can be owverwhelming. dont let the downs get you down. Please feel free to ask away.
Been there, done that, and lived to tell the tale.

Bgmyke
Bgmyke 2009-06-03 16:20:50 -0500 Report

Thanks for the support. Nice to have a place to come to where others are in the same boat as me.

cyncyn
cyncyn 2009-06-03 13:48:17 -0500 Report

Bgmyke,
Great for you! My son just went thru the same thing as you. He was diagnoised just recently, and did the same. He is doing great and so will you! Keep up the good work!

2009-06-03 10:58:57 -0500 Report

Keep up the good work. I'm glad to hear you have gotten on the right track. Keep up the good work.

John Crowley
John CrowleyCA 2009-06-03 10:52:03 -0500 Report

Way to go, Bgmyke!

That is fantastic progress in a week. Be sure to keep up the healthy habits. And don't worry, you're probably going to have some days that aren't as good as today--that's just the nature of the beast.

In fact, it would probably be good for you to read this article from the Ask the Expert section. Our diabetes educator explains that over time, your body will need more and more help to maintain healthy blood sugars. So don't get discouraged as things start to change. Simply do what you did this time, figure out what you need to do and do it! :-)

Here's that link:
http://www.diabeticconnect.com/news-articles/4059-ask-the-expert-why-does-it-seem-that-my-treatment-worked-for-a-while-and-then-stopped

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