The research that I did just today, leads me to believe, what I suspected is true. Diabetic complications are caused by poor blood circulation not directly by higher than normal blood sugar.
Higher than normal blood sugar does contribute to poor circulation of course I don't question that.
What I do question is does getting blood sugar down below 6 with drugs prevent the complications of poor circulation. The second question in my mind is, can one prevent poor circulation complications with an A1c of 7? My experience over a total of 30 years, 21 years since diagnoses is yes. I have always paid very close attention to my blood circulation, blood pressure and cholesterol ratios. My numbers are perfect. They were even when I carried extra weight and was insulin resistant. I am a frustrated scientist. If I have been born after woman's lib, I would be a scientist or doctor today. That is what motivated me to do this experiment with diabetes and blood circulation for so many years. To summarize what I have learned: Lowering blood sugar to the ideal range, doesn't prevent complications of poor circulation. Maintaining good circulation, blood pressure and cholesterol ratios, prevents complications of blood sugar of A1c7. hat do you think?
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