Well I went to my first doctors appointment a few days ago. It took them a bit longer to get my results back due to the storms we are having over on the east coast. But I finally got a call today. He said I def have diabetes [we already knew that] My blood sugar at the time of testing and fasting was 224. He said everything else looked fine except my cholesterol, which is 233! Wow! I explained to him that I've been testing, eating along the guidelines of a diabetic diet, and exercising all week yet I am having a VERY hard time getting my numbers below 200. It honestly seems I could eat a whole grain bread crumb and still have a high reading. So he put me on metformin 500 mg twice a day. Hopefully this will help. He seems pretty confident I will do fine and get myself back in shape. He told me I am way too young to be getting such high readings [in the 300's-350's] but thinks I will be able to manage everything just fine in time.
Soo yupp! I will start taking the metformin tomorrow and go about my "new" daily routine.
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