Saw my doctor on Saturday, my A1C was 9.1, up from 8.8. I had already decided that I wanted him to send me to a nutritionist and he was thrilled. He said he wanted to put me on this new medication called Victoza, which is a once daily injection you give yourself. I was a little apprehensive at first, but he said it wasn't insulin, but that it would help bring down my sugars. I gave in. The main side effect is nausea, especially if you eat too much. He said that because of that side effect, I could possibly lose some weight, which is also a plus. I've been doing the shots at 11pm before I go to sleep, you have to take the shot at the same time every day. Well, today for the first time since being diagnosed two years ago, my morning number was 110. Not sure if that is the best it could be, but it's the lowest it's ever been for me. I have my first appt with a nutritionist/endocrinologist on May 1st, so we'll see.
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