I'm a 76-yo male, diagnosed four months ago with Type 2, with an A1C of 10.1 pct. Since then I've lost more than 30 lbs and my A1C has gone to 6.0. My endocrinologist is pleased and says she rarely has patients get that much control so fast. A great deal of the credit goes to my wife who has removed a great deal of the carbs from our meals while keeping them attractive and delicious. My major problem has been business and social affairs that sometimes spike my BG over 140 mg/dl.
I'm taking Metformin 2x850mg/d, no insulin.
I believe that a significant factor has been my exercise program. I have an elliptical and now exercise on it at moderate intensity for an hour a day, in three 20-min blocs.
I'm interested in any suggestions.
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