New HA1C Level

Renee777
By Renee777 Latest Reply 2017-01-10 14:27:38 -0600
Started 2017-01-03 09:36:04 -0600

Hey all, i got word from my doc last week that my HA1c level dropped to 5.8. Is that good, bad or do I still need to work on my diet? I am doing this without any meds but have changed my diet significantly. Any input is appreciated. Many thanks!

Tags: blood sugar

14 replies

Paulsue
Paulsue 2017-01-05 19:48:36 -0600 Report

woohoo. Its very good. Mine dropped to 5.6 You are on the right track. Pat yourself on the back and keep going.

cmr55
cmr55 2017-01-04 11:39:01 -0600 Report

Check out Dr Jason Fung he has videos on fasting and also came out a book on fasting and I got mine from amazon the book came out in Oct. I learned about fasting when I came to this sight 18 months ago and I wished I would have found this out when first becoming a diabetic. It helps me keep my BS in the normal range. I do a 16/8 Fast for 16 hours and then eat light in the 8 hour window. I have not done the 24 fast or longer yet. Dennis, Steve and a lot of other on this site do fast . It works for me and my Endo is fine with it and my results.

cmr55
cmr55 2017-01-04 09:35:31 -0600 Report

Great job keep doing what you are doing. Diet and exercise can even make your AlC go lower next time. Proud of you. Big Hug Carol

Scared ****less
Scared ****less 2017-01-03 21:18:02 -0600 Report

Awsome keep your diet going and exercise up Welcome to your new life style Its a little difficult but payoff is fantastic now try fasting once a week 12 hrs just to keep the pipes clean lol .You maintain a good diet and exercise youll be good for along time

Renee777
Renee777 2017-01-04 11:14:37 -0600 Report

How can the fasting help? Sorry, I need more knowledge in this area.

brigit123
brigit123 2017-01-03 18:07:28 -0600 Report

WOW! Renee777, you are doing great! Keep up the good work and hopefully you won't have to go on any meds. Do you exerecise as well as watch what you eat? Also, are you watching what you eat in general or just watching your carbs? I have to say, I'm a little jealous! (just kidding) you have given me a new goal!

Renee777
Renee777 2017-01-06 10:31:29 -0600 Report

It is hard work watching my diet and working out almost every other day. I watch my carb intake too. It will benefit you in the long run though. We have some great members on this site to encourage us :)

Luis65
Luis65 2017-01-03 12:10:16 -0600 Report

That's good news. Keep on living the good life. Like don't backslide into old habits, they are deadly.

onafixedincome
onafixedincome 2017-01-03 10:22:07 -0600 Report

Looking good, but you need to know—the lifestyle changes you're making need to be PERMANENT, for the most part. Diabetes never completely 'goes away'; it just lies in wait until conditions are right again (ie you let your habits slip).

GOOD WORK! Now keep it up… (always the tricky bit, isn't it?)

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